Statewide Conference

Berkshire Community College is  hosting the Massachusetts Community College Teaching, Learning and Student Development Conference.

The annual Massachusetts Community Colleges Teaching, Learning and Student Development Conference will be held on Friday, April 6 at Berkshire Community College. This is a wonderful opportunity to network with community college colleagues and learn about their student success practices.

Information on the conference is below and can be viewed at:

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Conference Theme
Our theme this year is Shifting Paradigms: Re-Imagining Student Success.

This year’s theme asks participants to re-imagine how we define, assess, and support student success. The conference tracks focus on innovative practices in and out of the classroom and the ways we can make our campuses inclusive of all students.

There are four conference tracks:

Innovations in Teaching, Learning, and Technology
Innovations in Student Support Programming
Measuring Success In and Out of the Classroom
Creating Inclusive Campuses

Keynote Speaker

David Yeager, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
Leading authority on Grit, Performance and the Growth Mindset
Fellow at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
We can foster the grit needed to be lifelong learners, at school, at work, and in life.
Dr. Yeager will open the day sharing and discussing his research on growth mindset, followed by morning and afternoon sessions presented by sixty community college staff and faculty.


Friday, 4/6/2018, 8:00-3:15pm


Berkshire Community College

Your registration fee is covered by the college.