Faculty Commons, A Center for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship and Service coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of faculty at New York City College of Technology. Faculty Commons adopts a programmatic approach to professional development and operates as a faculty resource and think tank where members collaborate on a variety of projects to shape curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) helps faculty and administrators compete for and win grants that strengthen the intellectual climate and improve the learning environment at City Tech. The office provides notices of grant opportunities and works with faculty and administrators over the life-cycle of a grant – from concept development through close-out.
The Professional Activity Report and Self-Evaluation (PARSE) is the documentation of a faculty member’s accomplishments during each academic year and cumulatively, in the three principal areas of teaching, scholarly and professional growth, and service. The PARSE serves as the basis for the annual evaluation. It is also provides faculty with an instrument to present to departmental and college review committees for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.
There’s still time to register for Living in Brooklyn: Housing along the Waterfront on Friday, April 12th.
BWRC’s full-day gathering will feature discussions on the future of affordable housing in Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhoods. As housing costs increase and coastal fragility accelerates, Living in Brooklyn gathers a dynamic group of leaders to debate the critical questions: what bold policies and programs are needed to increase real affordability?
Featured panels include:
New York City’s Affordable Housing Policies
Affordable Housing Against the Odds: Innovative Approaches To Waterfront Development
Preserving & Expanding Housing Affordability through Organizing
Housing Resiliency: Strategies for Climate Readiness
Jessica Yager, Vice President of Policy & Planning, Women in Need (WIN)
Tom Angotti, Professor Emeritus, Hunter College (CUNY)
Rona Reodica, Asst. Commissioner, Building & Land Development Service, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Brenda Rosen, President & CEO, Breaking Ground
Rachel Stein, Deputy Director, Sustainability & Resiliency, Center for New York City Neighborhoods