FerrisNow Workshops and Webinars

 

  • 2019 Navigating Student Processes Webinars

    Brutus at a computerNote: All of the Webinars will cover the same material. Therefore, you only need to attend one.

    When are the webinars?

    All Spring dates have now passed. Please contact [email protected] if you would like to schedule a one-on-one New Instructor meeting. 

    Fall 2019 webinars in preparation for Spring 2020

    • October 1, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    • October 3, 7:00-8:00 a.m.
    • October 3, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    • November 4, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
    • November 4, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
    • November 6, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m

     

    Who should attend?

    High school or career and technical education center staff members responsible for student registration for Ferris State University’s Center for College Readiness, Concurrent Enrollment, Dual Enrollment and/or Woodbridge Promise programs must attend.

    Why should I attend?

    Ferris State’s Office of Transfer and Secondary School Partnerships has policies and procedures in place to allow for a smooth registration process for students and secondary schools. Being aware of these policies and procedures ensures that students are registered and receive their acceptance materials in a timely manner.

    What are the session objectives?

    • Become familiar with multiple FerrisNow partner processes, including course requests, student application files, and student registration, including adds, drops and withdraws
    • Review existing student eligibility requirements and receive updates on any changes
    • Explore Ferris resources that support partners in creating a college-going culture, including student ID card creation, library and tutoring services, campus visits, and the FerrisNext scholarship

    How do I RSVP?

    Complete the online RSVP form to register. 

    How do I view the webinar?

    A link for accessing the webinar will be emailed to instructors after they RSVP. Webinars will be held over Zoom, so no special software is required.


     

     2019 New FerrisNow Instructor Webinars

    Note: All of the New FerrisNow Instructor Webinars will cover the same material. Therefore, you only need to attend one.

    When are the webinars?

    All Spring dates have now passed. Please contact [email protected] if you would like to schedule a one-on-one New Instructor meeting. 

    Fall 2019 webinars in preparation for Spring 2020

    • October 1, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
    • October 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
    • October 3, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m
    • November 4, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    • November 6, 7:00-8:00 a.m.
    • December 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

     

    Who should attend?

    All FerrisNow Instructors who are teaching Ferris courses for the first time during the 2018-19 academic year or plan to teach for the 2019-20 academic year are required to attend.

    Why should I attend?

    New FerrisNow instructors should attend this workshop to learn more about Ferris State University, gain a greater understanding of the FerrisNow programs, learn about FerrisNow processes to better serve students, and learn about the services and resources offered by the Office of Transfer and Secondary School Partnerships. 

    The New Instructor Training is required by Ferris State University to ensure that our concurrent enrollment program is meeting accreditation standards set by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. 

    What are the session objectives?

    • Introduce the history and culture of Ferris State University
    • Define the FerrisNow Program and how it fits in the University
    • Review the services and resources offered by the Office of Transfer and Secondary School Partnerships
    • Gain an increased ability to support students through process awareness

    How do I RSVP?

    Complete the online RSVP form to register. 

    How do I view the webinar?

    A link for accessing the webinar will be emailed to instructors after they RSVP. Webinars will be held over Zoom, so no special software is required.

     

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  • You are invited to the Ferris NOW: Strong Partnerships for Successful Students, Ferris' annual concurrent enrollment professional development and partnership conference. The conference welcomes our concurrent enrollment instructors, school administrators, and potential partners for learning and networking.

    Date: March 16, 2020

    Location: 
    Ferris State University - University Center
    805 Campus Drive
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

     

    Please RSVP here: https://ferrisnow2020reg.questionpro.com

     

    Click here to view agendas and presentations from previous conferences.