Staff and Organizational Development

Staff and Organizational Development

Fall 2015 New Employee Orientation

Upon completing orientation, new faculty and staff will:
  • demonstrate an understanding of the climate, culture and vision of De Anza College and feel personally aligned with its mission.
  • identify opportunities for future engagement with the campus community and understand both the expectations and the value of their contributions.
  • recognize Professional Development and college resources that will support them through probation and tenure.
New Full-time Faculty and Staff Orientation, August 2015
9:00  9:30 AM New Employee Check-in and Photo, Breakfast in MLC-246
9:30  9:45 AM


9:45  10:15 AM Getting to Know You
10:15  10:30 AM Break
10:30  10:50 AM

Overview of De Anza College  [Jackie Reza]

The College Mission and Institutional Core Competencies; The De Anza Culture; College Structure, Organization, and Governance
10:50  11:15 AM

Who Are Our Students? [DASB]

11:15 – 11:45 AM

Student Learning Outcomes / Curriculum

11:45 AM12:45

Lunch with the Vice Presidents, De Anza College

12:45  1:15 PM

The DARE Initiative [Developmental and Readiness Education]

1:15  2:30 PM

Review of the Employee Resource Guide

2:30  4:00 PM

Faculty - Guided Tour of the Campus


Classified Senate and Association for Classified Employees

9:00  9:30 AM New Employee Check-in, Breakfast in MLC-246
9:30 10:30 AM

Tenure Review Philosophy, Process and Calendar


Classified Professionals' Tour of the Campus

10:30 11:30 AM

Academic Senate and the Faculty Association

11:30 AM12 PM

Professional Development Opportunities

First Year Experience Program for New Faculty

12:00  1:00 PM Lunch
1:00  2:00 PM Student Services Scenarios  [guest speakers from various departments]
2:00 – 2:30 PM Culturally Responsive Campus & Cultural Humility
2:30  3:00 PM The World Twitters, De Anza Flutters"
3:00 – 3:15 PM Wrap Up and Orientation Evaluations
11:00–11:15 AM
FHDA Technologies and the Use of MLC-243 Computer Lab
11:15–12:00 PM
Outlook Web Application (OWA) for Calendaring & Email
12:00–12:15 AM
12:15–1:00 PM
FHDA My Portal – to Manage Your Classes
1:00-1:15 PM


Staff and Organizational Development
Building: Media and Learning Center, room 246
Contact: Mary Kay Englen
Phone: 408.864.8322



Last Updated: 9/14/15