New EDC Website & Growing Bilingualism: edc.stlhe.ca

We are excited to share our new EDC website with growing bilingual (English/French) content and forms, and a newly updated ED resource page, and information about our Guides, Awards, Grants, EDGEs, Accreditation, and more.

We continue to build on the contributions of EDC’s rich history and resources, with previous materials in the linked archive and the updated ED resource page.

Thank you to the ED Resource Action Group (Deena Salam, Queen’s University; Lisa Rende, Humber College; Erin Gray, Humber College; Frances Kalu, University of Calgary in Qatar; Eliana El-Khoury, York University and Queen’s University; Mel Young, Cambrian College; and Carolyn Hoessler, OCAD University) for curating resources, all EDC executive and coordinators for revamping content, EDC colleagues who provided early feedback on the layout in the fall, and Bilingual STLHE leadership and colleagues who provided guidance and feedback.

 

Call for Proposals, Reviewers & March 5 Webinar: ED Grants for Exchanges (EDGEs)

Call for Educational Developer Grants for Exchanges (EDGEs) Proposals

Looking for funding to support professional exchanges that will help you to build strong, meaningful professional networks?  Through a competitive, peer-reviewed process, EDC members can receive up to $2000 to support their professional exchange initiative.  

EDGEs grant proposals are due Thursday, April 30.  For more information, including the EDGEs application form and peer-review rubric, visit https://edc.stlhe.ca/funding/edges/.  

Reminder that the principal investigator needs to be an EDC member. If you have any questions please email Natasha Hannon, EDC  Vice-Chair, Awards and Recognition (nhannon@niagaracollege.ca). 

Call for EDGEs Reviewers

Interested in reviewing our EDGEs applications and learning more about the process? Available between May 1 – 15, 2020? We are glad to have new and experienced reviewers to join us and be recognized in the list of reviewers on our website. To volunteer please email the EDGEs Coordinator, Deb Chen (deborah.chen@ubc.ca). 

Interactive Webinar – March 5, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST (9:00 AM PST)

Looking for some inspiration as you consider submitting a proposal? 

EDGEs coordinators (Natasha Hannon and Deb Chen) and grant recipients (Karyn Olsen and Zoe Morris) shares reflections on the conceptualization, design, implementation and impact of EDGEs. Sign up to join us on Thursday, March 5, at 12:00 noon (EST)!

You will be invited to reflect on potential professional exchange and mentorship activities within your own respective contexts. Through active engagement, you will:

  • Consider the value of professional exchanges for individual EDs and teaching centers, as exemplified by EDGEs recipient narratives,
  • Analyze EDGEs as a vehicle for supporting professional exchanges among EDs
  • Engage with peers to identify professional exchanges and mentorship opportunities within your own contexts