Our professional development program provides training and civic skill building to expand civic capacity and institutionalize this work on community college campuses across the national. Through workshops, regional summits, and national meetings, our members have professional opportunities to develop skills in civic learning and democratic engagement and to learn from others across the country exchanging ideas on best practices to advance this work. Additionally, online chat forums, provided through our social media campaign, also allow for continuing civic dialogue outside of formal gatherings.
Our Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Annual Meetings are conferences designed to facilitate exchanges of knowledge and develop a sense of community around our shared civic learning and democratic engagement work. Meetings consists of outstanding plenary sessions, informative general interest sessions, interactive workshops, research and program-based poster sessions, and roundtable discussions as well as networking and engagement opportunities.
Regional and Local Opportunities
Our regional and local convenings are also designed to facilitate exchanges of knowledge and develop a sense of community around our shared civic learning and democratic engagement work. These convenings consists of summits, deliberations, trainings, and workshops specially tailored to the regional and local needs. Our convening offerings include summits and workshops for student development in addition to faculty and staff.
TDC Civic Leadership Academy
Coming Spring 2018!