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2013 staff-development-open-house

  1. 1. Welcome Back! 2013 Spring Semester Victor Valley Community College Staff Development Committee Open House Friday, February 8,20132/19/2013
  2. 2. Vendors• Staff Development • Admission & Records• Schools First • AFT• Academic Senate • Auxiliary Services/Bookstore• Athletics • Payroll• Foundation • Campus Police• Benefits• Restaurant Management A Big Thank You to Tim Johnston, Student Services for Hosting Lunch! 2/19/2013
  3. 3. Staff Development February isAmerican Heart Month Pledge to Protect Your 2/19/2013
  4. 4. Staff Development:Small Changes Make a Big Difference• Goal: prevent 1 • Lose weight million heart attacks • Eat a DASH and strokes by the diet end of 2016 • Eat less salt• Go to www.million • Exercise for • Limit more information alcohol 2/19/2013
  5. 5. Schools FirstFor more than 75years, Schools First has beentailoring financial products andservices to fit the unique needsof school employees.Savings Products: Summer Saver, Paycheck Planner, Direct DepositProducts for Educators: Classroom Supplies Loan, Sabbatical Leave BondsLoan Products: School EmployeeMortgage, Summers-Off AutoLoan Program, SpecialCurriculum Loan, RelocationLoan, Computer Loan, HigherEducation Loan, COBRA HealthInsurance Loan, PaycheckReduction Loan, Uniform Loan 2/19/2013
  6. 6. Schools First  Retirement Products: 403(b) and 457(b), Roth 403(b), Retirement Credits Loans  For more information or to join today: Call 800.462.8328 Click: Visit a branch: 13605 Bear Valley Road, Victorville2/19/2013
  7. 7. Admission and Records • Class Rosters available at WebAdvisor • It’s important to frequently check the class roster the first few weeks for changes • Students must be officially registered if they are attending class • If they are not on your Class Roster please refer them to the Admission and Records office2/19/2013
  8. 8. Admission and Records • Census and student drops are done online/internet in the Faculty WebAdvisor • Census is a very important activity for all of us • It determines our apportionment for state funding • It is mandatory to report no shows • Contact Hilda Landin for information regarding census, rosters, grades2/19/2013
  9. 9. Academic Senate • Represents ALL faculty full and part-time in academic and professional matters • Meet the first Thursday of each month 3:30pm 10-8 • Senate has an office located in the Counseling building near the Vice President of Instruction’s office • Faculty Forum is the Senate newsletter distributed electronically2/19/2013
  10. 10. Academic Senate • Visit the Senate webpage at the VVC website, under Faculty and Staff, Governance and Committees • Join them in support of Campus Communication Days • Mon. February 25 10 am • Wed. March 27 3:30 pm • Thurs. April 25 1 pm • Tues. May 21 5 pm2/19/2013
  11. 11. Athletics • Interested in Sports? • Check out the spring schedule of sports activities being held at VVC including Rams Softball, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis2/19/2013
  12. 12. Foundation Our mission is to make friends and develop resources that help Victor Valley College to serve our community. We raise money, facilitate donations of goods, manage scholarships, build partnerships and serve as an extension of college public relations efforts. We want all students who want an education and are willing to work hard at learning to have the opportunity to realize their educational and ultimately their career dreams. Everything we do is funded by donations from our generous community and alumni.2/19/2013
  13. 13. Benefits • CORE BENEFITS - A negotiated comprehensive benefits package is provided to eligible regular Faculty and Classified bargaining unit members and is also provided to Management/Administrative/Confidential. By way of our JPA partnership with SCSEBA (Southern California School Employee Benefits Association), medical, vision, dental, life premiums currently are paid by the district and eligible dependents may be included. Also included is a Medical Advocate program, Wellness programs, an Employee Assistance Plan, and access to the online benefits system. • BENEFITS INFORMATION (contact Human Resources - Diana Torres - for information. Ext. 2328 or diana.torres@vvc.edu2/19/2013
  14. 14. AFT • Part Time Faculty Union Representatives • Provides benefits to its members including life insurance, accidental death policies, and union representation • 3 new voluntary insurance benefits include term life, disability, and universal life with long term care rider • Contact :aft6286@gmail.com2/19/2013
  15. 15. Payroll • Check out the webpage located under Staff and Employee Services • Provides numerous benefits including retirement information • BEST NET is the employee self service site that gives the employees direct access to personal payroll data via the Web • Check the webpage for the pay warrant release dates depending on your classification2/19/2013
  16. 16. Campus Police • New office located at Lower Campus • New annual parking permits available now, must download form and complete the detailed information regarding your vehicle and return to the Campus Police office2/19/2013
  17. 17. Auxiliary Services/Bookstore • All new Passport Travel Series is Back! • Jerusalem • Canadian Rocky Mountains • Vietnam & Cambodia • Check out the PAC for more exciting events being held this semester2/19/2013
  18. 18. Auxiliary Services/Bookstore Faculty & Staff Specials CURRENT PROMOTIONS • All staff and faculty members are eligible for Apple academic discounts and other Apple promotions. The current promotions involve free printers and discounts below academic pricing on selected machines. Check back for additional savings. • Faculty and staff members get a 15% discount on stationery, clothing, and gift items in the Rams Bookstore.2/19/2013
  19. 19. Faculty Center Network • • With credentials from the Rams Bookstore staff, faculty members on campus can review qualifying materials on books that may be potentially adopted for use. • Study aids, review copies, and sample content is also available to either view or order online to explore new materials further. • Access limited to teachers, staff, and administrators2/19/2013
  20. 20. Order Your Course Materials • This website is intended to make ordering your course materials easier. To order your books and materials for the upcoming semester, click on the Online Adoption Form link below. Follow the instructions provided. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please email the textbook person, Carl Durheim. carl.durheim@vvc.educarl.durheim@vvc.e du We ask your patience as we transition to this new online course materials ordering process.2/19/2013
  21. 21. Restaurant Management OUR PURPOSE • To provide a medium through which its students may jointly advance and promote their common interests, goals, and objectives • To advance the highest standards of food service at Victor Valley College • To provide information and assistance to students by means of discussion, research, and practical exercises2/19/2013
  22. 22. DESERT ROCK CAFÉ  Student run dining and kitchen area  Providing lunch entrees to faculty and staff and their guests in the Student Activities Center  Allows creativity for students to develop daily specials, desserts, soups, and salads  Students prepare and serve as part of their practical lab requirements for courses offered2/19/2013
  23. 23. RAM ROCK CAFÉ  Students developed plan to implement barista which was a state awarded grant  Students experience administrative skills to run a coffee cart including scheduling, bookkeeping, inventory control and training of other students to prepare food and drink that customers order2/19/2013
  24. 24. CATERING  Provides advanced learning opportunities for students  Research ideas for clients  Develop menus  Prepare menus  Serve clients  Train other students in the fundamentals of catering2/19/2013
  25. 25. Thank Your Tim Johnston For aDelicious Lunch Catered byRestaurant Management!2/19/2013
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