Peer Support

 Attention New Faculty

Attention New Faculty

Peer Support, ZERD-100 is the first course in the Faculty Development Program for New Teachers (FDPNT). It is offered by ER&D (Educational Research & Dissemination), MATC’s faculty-directed, LocalScreen Shot 2014-10-07 at 11.39.01 AM (1) 212 and administration supported professional development program. The seminar is led by the Peer Support Coordinator, who receives support from a team of trained, seasoned MATC faculty. Participants have the opportunity to choose and pair-up with one of the trained Peer Supporters to develop a confidential, supportive, professional relationship.

Each session begins with problem-solving groups to discuss participants’ classroom issues, logistical questions, and immediate concerns. The remainder of each class is devoted to topics related to teaching practice.

Peer Support Spring 2019 Course Offering
Instructor: Yvette Ardis
Dates: March 14 – May 9, 2019
Format: Blended (Online & Face to Face)

The peer support mission is simple—to work with our colleagues in a collaborative manner that will enhance teaching and learning at MATC. The seminar is designed to introduce, model, and practice what research indicates are effective teaching strategies.

Peer Support is offered by ER&D (Educational Research and Dissemination), MATC’s faculty-directed, Local 212 and administration supported professional development program.  The seminar is led by the Peer Support Coordinator, Yvette Ardis, who receives support from a team of trained, seasoned MATC faculty.

Participants have the opportunity to pair up with one of the trained Peer Supporters to develop a confidential, supportive, professional relationship.

Each session begins with problem-solving groups to discuss participants’ classroom issues, logistical questions, and immediate concerns.  The remainder of each class is devoted to concepts related to teaching practice.

All new faculty are required to take peer support. Contact Yvette Ardis at ardisy@matc.edu or 414-297-8834 for more information.

ER&D Research & Dissemination Coordinator Dina Borysenko, Peer Support Coordinator Yvette Ardis, Curriculum Coordinator Meredith Reeves, make up your administrative ER&D team. Together they work with the office of Professional Development, as well as Assistant Provost Christine Manion, to bring course offerings that will enhance your teaching and bolster educational success.  The ER&D team appreciates your questions and comments. Please email us at erd@matc.edu.

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