Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Dear ASP friends;
We are pleased to announce this year’s full-day NY Academic Support Workshop, to be held from 9:30 to 5:30 at New York Law School on Friday, April 13. As usual, this will be a small and rather intensive gathering of academic support professionals and colleagues actively working to learn from one another.
One thing that makes all ASP gatherings exciting has always been our unique emphasis on interaction – ASP folks DO things together so that we can learn together. To capture that spirit, for this year’s NY Workshop we are going to work with one another to develop or enhance our individual lessons, materials, presentations, or any other part of our professional endeavors.
Participants should come with a problem, a set of teaching materials, or a specific student issue that you have been thinking about and want to work on with your colleagues. You’ll show us what you’ve got so far, explain what constraints or concerns you have, and we will work as a group to resolve, refine or sharpen what you have developed. In the process we’ll all benefit from exchanging ideas, and when the workshop concludes all participants will leave with copies of the ideas, learning modules and other materials generated through our collective wisdom.
No one who comes is allowed to be a back-bencher. If you would like to attend, please let us know whether you want to share one of your own issues, ideas, etc., comment on ones brought by other participants, or both. When we confirm who will attend and what specific questions the participants plan to address, we will send out a finalized workshop agenda. RSVP to Kris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since this is not a formal conference there is no fee to attend. If you would like advice about hotels, etc., please let one of us know. And if you’d love to attend but just don’t have the budget to stay overnight, talk to one of us and we’ll see if it is possible to help you find housing with local ASP folks.
Hope to see many of you soon!
Kris Franklin Linda Feldman Martha Peters
New York Law School Brooklyn Law School Elon School of Law