October 7, 2020


In This Issue...

  1. Virtual Annual Conference
  2. Upcoming webinars 

VIRTUAL 71st AFC Annual Meeting and Conference

November 16-20, 2020

The AFC's Annual Meeting and Conference is the celebratory event of the year for the Florida College System. It includes a tradeshow with virtual exhibits, diverse educational programs, exemplary practice presentations, recognitions and awards, and excellent networking opportunities for members and friends of the Florida College System.

We invite you to join us virtually this November to celebrate our 71st year of the AFC! 


To learn more about the virtual conference and to register, click here.

Upcoming Professional Development Webinars 

Click here to view all previous and upcoming webinars.


 Faculty Commission's Virtual Roundtable Discussion: Ethical Teaching: Critical Thinking - Thursday, October 8 at 2 pm

The Moral Questions to Consider: Are there negative ramifications of sending thousands of students into the workforce without having taught Critical Thinking Skills? If yes, is our current pedagogy and classroom set up most conducive to the development of critical thinking skills? Has the current secondary system reliance on standardized tests habituated students out of critical thinking such that when they arrive on a college campus they are expecting to be told "all they need to know" without having to work anything out themselves?

AFC Town Hall Meeting with Region III - Tuesday, October 13 at 2 pm

The AFC is embarking on strategic and long-range planning for the organization. We want your thoughts and ideas. We will be hosting Town Halls throughout October with our AFC leaders and members to receive your feedback on the future of the AFC. The goal will be to identify ways we can more efficiently and effectively advance the AFC’s mission and goals. We want to answer the question: Where do we go from here?

AFC Virtual Book Club - Thursday, October 15 at 1 pm

Join us as we discuss this month's selection, The Lottery by Shirley Jackson. We will focus on what we thought going into this story and what we took away from it.
Read the short story here: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1948/06/26/the-lottery


 "Knowledge is love and light and vision."

- Helen Keller

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