Tompkins Cortland Community College


Connecting, Collaborating and Celebrating the Art of Teaching Conference

Sponsored by Cayuga Community College, Corning Community College, Finger Lakes Community College, Onondaga Community College, Mohawk Valley Community College, SUNY Broome, and Tompkins Cortland Community College

"You cannot teach today the same way you did yesterday to prepare students for tomorrow." 

- John Dewey

Give yourself the gift of time spent with colleagues to connect, collaborate, and celebrate our vital work improving learning for our students and ourselves. 

Conference Details

April 22, 2016

Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street (Rte 13)
Dryden, NY

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Parking available in lots 1-5. Lots 1-3 are closest to the main entrance. Enter the main building through the main entrance and continue down the hallway to the Forum


Unfortunately our original speaker is unable to attend because of medical issues. Our colleagues with extensive experience with the Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking have agreed to stand in Dr. Guy's footsteps:

"Writing to Learn, Writing to Read, and Writing to Reflect"

Curt Nehring Bliss and Nani Nehring Bliss, Finger Lakes Community College
Jeanne Cameron and Kelly Wessel, Tompkins Cortland Community College


8-8:40 Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:40-9 Welcome
9-10:10 Keynote
10:20-11:20 Session I
11:30-12:30 Session II
12:30-1:40 Lunch
1:40-2:40 Session III
2:50-3:30 Closing

breakout session descriptions updated 4/4/16

Register for breakout sessions here Sessions 1A, 1B, 1C, and 3C are now closed. Please remember what you register for.

Register by April 1 using the process provided by the representative for your campus (listed below). Registration is limited to faculty and staff of the sponsoring institutions. You will be sent an email with additional information and the opportunity to register for individual concurrent sessions after April 1. Conference registration is now closed.

The $40 registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch. Menus will be peanut-free and include gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. Dress is business casual.

If you have a need for a specific disability-related accommodation or auxiliary aid, please notify your campus representative by April 1.

Questions and Registration

Contact your campus representative:

TC3 - Barbara Kobritz
MVCC -David Katz
OCC - Fran Dulcich
FLCC -Curt Nehring Bliss
Corning - Jayne Peaslee
Cayuga - Mary Driscoll
Broome- Jamie Heron-Starr