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College Re-Opening Listening Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Amy Brinkley
09:28
Yes! :)
Shadieh Mirmobiny
10:15
Hi Everybody! Happy New Year!
Shadieh Mirmobiny
10:58
Just FYI . . . the link in the email is asking for a passcode.
Matt Torrez
11:14
yowza
Shadieh Mirmobiny
12:09
Thank you!
g burton
12:44
This is Kim Armbrust! Sorry! Borrowed my husband’s computer because mine wasn’t behaving!
Steve Holzberg
13:34
lol
Libby Cook
14:42
Thanks Carlos!
Steve Holzberg
16:28
When does the Fall schedule go live to students
Steve Holzberg
19:26
can you put that feedback link in the chat box?
Lindsey Campbell
20:06
https://employees.losrios.edu/reopening
Debi Worth
20:38
Student Success!
Carlos Lopez (FLC)
21:16
@Steve, Fall Schedule goes live in mid-March
Rachel Stieferman
22:56
if we begin online, or have to shift back to online, will we remain online through the end of the semester? or is it possible we may switch mid semester?
Julie Collier
23:13
Any chance Dee Dee could work with other counties? Or will it just be Sacramento County?
christaoberth
24:20
Monica, will you communicate with us the instructions/protocols we need to follow in order to get vaccinated as educators.
Sherry Rogers
26:16
Will student enrollment dates be likewise pushed back?
Jennifer Black
28:07
I would prefer to finish the semester in the moduality I start in
MollyJ
28:35
I would prefer to stay in one modality for the full semester.
Jennifer Kraemer
28:39
I second that, Jennifer!
Tamara Cheshire
28:42
I agree with Jennifer - I would like to finish the semester in the modality I start for consistency for students
Howell Ellerman
28:42
I agree with Jennifer, consistency is important
Howell Ellerman
28:47
Jennifers
Brittney Farrand (she/her)
28:53
Agreed
Tracy Rauschkolb
28:54
@ Jennifer Black I agree.
Debora Silva
29:01
Yes! Agreed
Angela Prelip
29:20
I am with Jennifer!
Suha Aljuboori
29:22
will getting the vaccine for faculty and students be a regulation to get back to campus
Jill Morrison
29:31
It would be helpful to add more hybrid classes, especially science classes (labs). Even if students are not on campus, there is a time for the class to meet in Zoom so if we go back on campus, they have already made that commitment to that time.
Michael Tavares
29:31
I have heard that even if vaccinated we will still need to wear masks at least through November 2021 or up until 2022.
Andrea Roberge
29:39
Some students, including many with disabilities, don't learn well in remote format. Whether a class is online or not influences what classes they choose and in which ones they can best succeed.
Angela Prelip
29:49
I would like to get back into my office!
Tom Goff
30:02
Under safety, hygiene, adequate custodial staffing?
Amy Brinkley
30:07
Great question, David
Marisa Sayago
30:20
Students want to go back in the classroom
Megan Ozeran (she/her)
30:29
Just want to make sure that within the safety/return to work categories, we are considering different folks have different health statuses, so not everyone may feel safe to return at the same time
Jeanne Hintze
30:44
safety training for everyone
Deanne Repetto
30:56
Need office access ASAP to provide consistent online instruction.
Matt Torrez
31:02
I too would like to get back into my office now
Angela Prelip
31:06
I agree Megan!
Daria Eiteneer
31:08
I agree with Jill Morrison. Hybrid classes are a great idea, especially for science
Tracy Rauschkolb
31:27
Will we be required to return to campus even if we have health issues, and we don't yet feel safe?
Jill Morrison
31:30
Any discussion about some counselors coming back on campus without students due to internet/reception issues?
Kristy Hart
31:50
FYI- Information on the student listening session will be in Tuesday's issue of "In Touch", the employee e-newsletter. The students received information in their student e-newsletter "Falcon Fly-By", which they received today.
Andrea Roberge
32:09
Good, important point, Tracy.
dean pietromonaco
32:13
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Jennifer Black
32:21
We should think about what happens if students sign up for on ground and then once the semester starts change their mind
Daria Eiteneer
32:21
^Yes, thank you, Tracy
Joy Fuson
32:27
I would really like to be able to work in my office at least part time.
Heike Schmid
32:34
Will HVAC system at EDC be fixed?
Tracy Rauschkolb
33:15
Will student/faculty vaccinations be required? For example, university enrollment requires some vaccination verification.
Nicole Griffin (she, her, hers)
33:54
My concern is if we will hire more nurses since I think we only have 1. I assume there will be more health issues and a need for mental health support.
Candy Smith
34:00
Can we have a process to fast track online approval this Spring to help faculty get courses approved for online just in case you need it any other time too
Rose Giordano (she/her)
34:48
Candy, if there is a course that you want to convert online outside of emergencies then submit it to curriculum committee
Tracy Rauschkolb
34:55
Will masking be required/allowed?
Kristy Hart
35:11
Nicole- Employees have access to mental health support through the EAP program. Students have 24/7 physical and mental health support through the Telehealth program. This should help us deal with the increased demand.
Linda Abraham
35:22
I am so excited that this conversation is happening and I appreciate the opportunity for faculty to give input (and that students will also have an opportunity)
Julie Collier
35:34
Will we be empowered to enforce a mask policy in our classrooms or offices?
dean pietromonaco
35:43
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Jennifer Kraemer
35:44
Will class caps change for onground fall classes?
Jaskirat Kaur
36:00
With the hope to have classes back in person, will class capacity change to enforce social distancing?
Candy Smith
36:03
Thank you Rose, I think all Business courses are all approved for online. I just wondered if there is an easy way for other courses to be approved easily
Angela Prelip
36:04
I agree Kevin! Thanks for bringing this up!
Sharisse Estomo
36:15
^Thank you Julie! Great question.
Rose Giordano (she/her)
36:24
“Easily” tends to be subjective :-)
Candy Smith
36:38
True
Sarah Hill
37:21
Would it be prudent to consider partial remote and partial on ground.
Julie Collier
37:47
Me too Linda Abraham! Thanks Monica.
Daria Eiteneer
37:55
When is the student session? I would love to come to that as well - it is very important for me to know what concerns studetns have
Adrienne A
38:20
If the EDC Administration building renovations on multiple floors (including the faculty workroom) will take 6 to 8 months, taking us into July or September, will faculty, students and staff have access to the building during the beginning of Fall semester, if the campuses are fully re-opened on-ground?
Sierra Karle
38:44
I would love to know about the student session as well.
Christina Aldrich
38:58
If a class is scheduled for on ground for the fall and the college opens in the fall, but instructor does not feel safe teaching the course in person, will the instructor be able to change the modality to online? And if so, when will the switch need to be made?
Kristy Hart
39:08
Here's a link to the calendar event for the student listening session: https://flc.losrios.edu/campus-life/calendar-and-events/01-21-college-reopening-listening-session
Kristy Hart
40:13
Please keep in mind that the student session will be district-wide, so we'll be capturing questions and concerns from all students who want to participate. We will also let them submit questions of their own via the online form, in case they can't attend the listening session.
David Reese
40:37
https://www.chronicle.com/article/colleges-share-the-blame-for-assault-on-democracy
Jeanne Hintze
41:02
Make this training available to all: COVID-19 Training for California Workersoffered byCal/OSHA Training Academy
Lindsey Campbell
41:27
Here is the district Reopening webpage again including the feedback form: https://employees.losrios.edu/reopening
Christine Wurzer
42:13
I would have the same issue with A&R - I've lost 7 classified temps and student help - we could not just open up with the same hours of operation.
Amy Brinkley
42:45
libraries will be in the same position without student and part time staff support
Augustine Chavez
43:53
Hi Jeanne, Risk Management at DO with the District Safety Committee, is working on an updated COVID Prevention Plan. A component of that plan is COVID Prevention training. Currently, all managers/supervisors and essential employees are required to take the training. We can take your feedback that you would like to have training available for all employees.
Keith Clayton
44:06
are there plans to evaluate suitabilty of various rooms with regards to social distancing potential, ventilation, etc? I'm thinking in particular of some of the small, snug fl4 classrooms
Megan Ozeran (she/her)
44:28
Are we looking into upgrading ventilation?
Brittney Farrand (she/her)
44:34
During flex will there be training for us about the new rules for safety?
Augustine Chavez
44:45
Thank you for your question Jeanne. Training is important!
dean pietromonaco
45:04
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Laura Gillies-Doherty
45:05
I'm concerned that planning for in-person and publishing a schedule for in-person classes will reinforce inequities faced by students who have jobs (especially those in healthcare), who have school age kids, etc... any populations who do not yet know if they can commit to an in-person class with how much uncertainty there still is.
Heike Schmid
45:12
Jeanne, CDC also has guidelines for building safety
Dominik J. Green
45:15
For potential science lab classes, could the Gym be used due to its large size and air volume?
Jeanne Hintze
45:43
Thanks Augustine, I just took that training, and I think it would be beneficial to everyone, for their own protection, now. There is much info that helps one stay safe even off campus. Thanks!
Matt Torrez
47:49
@ Dominik, that would be a problem for kinesiology and sport classes taught in both gyms.
Jason Pittman
48:08
Any plans to create/repurpose some outdoor lecture spaces i.e bleachers?
Kevin Pipkin
48:16
Social Distancing is not really possible if we need to have 40 students in a classroom for budgetary purposes. This is our reality...
Jeanne Hintze
48:37
Increased faculty fte
Jennifer Black
48:57
I would totally teach outside. Maybe tents like the restaurants are doing?
Jeanne Hintze
49:15
rent tents?
Linda Meroux
49:31
Have to remember the weather doesn't always cooperate
Julie Collier
49:40
Nice, Jennifer Black!
Candy Smith
50:00
Quarantines will be difficult we need protocols that are well developed
dean pietromonaco
50:12
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Eunyoung Hwang
50:15
How about the new key systems when we return to the campus? How will those key boxes and keys will be sanitized?
Tracy Rauschkolb
50:21
I am not teaching in a tent when it is 100 degrees or 50 degrees. But you are welcome to it, Jennifer! lol
dean pietromonaco
50:24
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Dominik J. Green
50:58
@Matt T. Sorry to not specify - I was thinking towards utilization during off-gym hours.
Amy Brinkley
51:03
Jennifer, I've been trying to figure out how to work outside for years -- I'll be glad to share an adjacent tent
Kevin Pipkin
51:07
Answer to Monica's question. "It will take 15 months to get ready for the fall" :)
Dipali
51:30
Resources:Short Track Hack(athon) | Pedagogical Athletes: Faculty of the Future, A Rapid Ideation SessionandFireside Chat | Heart of Inclusionhttps://shapingedu.asu.edu/wintergames/Souvenirs-from-the-SlopesGoing Viral: "https://www.edsurge.com/news/2021-01-08-opening-campuses-during-pandemic-sent-virus-cases-soaring-in-communities-cdc-reports? ""Some are calling it a “tattle button.” The University of Florida added a new feature to its campus safety app that asks students to report if a professor moved an in-person class online. Some professors who requested to teach remotely had their requests denied, and so some administrators say they want to make sure courses scheduled for in person happen as planned. https://www.edsurge.com/news/2021-01-14-u-of-florida-asks-students-to-use-app-to-report-profs-who-don-t-teach-in-person
dean pietromonaco
51:49
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Nicole Griffin (she, her, hers)
51:53
Has the new building been fast-tracked so we have extra space?
Barbara Lindsey
52:01
Is the waiver for online work also being considered for staff as well?
Eduardo Garza
52:08
With regards to HVAC I believe what is being considered is not necessarily an AIR FLOW increase but an increase in the FRESH AIR intake from outside. Our systems are not 100% recirculating. There is a percentage of outside air always being injected to the airstream and I believe the plan is to increase this percentage of fresh air. This probably won't increase air flow noise.
Daria Eiteneer
52:31
And comes Spring 2022, are we going to rethink everything over again? or will the protocols stay for the next year as well? Let's face it - no one knows how long this will last
Suha Aljuboori
52:37
What will be the process if we go back to on ground and one of the students in class gets Covid
Laura Gillies-Doherty
52:55
^^ Will Los Rios offer robust contact tracing?
christaoberth
53:06
Thank you Eduardo Garza for that information!
Julie Collier
53:39
Thanks Steve for bringing that up!
Jane Crandell
55:20
It is a huge task. Thank you for starting early and being thoughtful about it.
Tracy Rauschkolb
56:17
What will happen if we are back on campus and there is a Covid out break?
Jaskirat Kaur
57:31
As of right now, CSU is planning on an in person Fall semester
Megan Ozeran (she/her)
58:20
UCD has a massive testing program I'm sure we could learn from
christaoberth
58:36
Yes, Linda Abraham—excellent points all around!
Candy Smith
58:58
Jesuit High School doing insta-test daily for students and they are still on-ground instruction for the most part
MollyJ
59:26
Testing is very expensive and that will be a limiting factor.
Tamara Cheshire
59:53
Dipali can you put the link in the chat?
dean pietromonaco
01:01:53
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Dipali
01:03:15
Hello Tamara: Resources:Short Track Hack(athon) | Pedagogical Athletes: Faculty of the Future, A Rapid Ideation SessionandFireside Chat | Heart of Inclusionhttps://shapingedu.asu.edu/wintergames/Souvenirs-from-the-SlopesGoing Viral: "https://www.edsurge.com/news/2021-01-08-opening-campuses-during-pandemic-sent-virus-cases-soaring-in-communities-cdc-reports? ""Some are calling it a “tattle button.” The University of Florida added a new feature to its campus safety app that asks students to report if a professor moved an in-person class online. Some professors who requested to teach remotely had their requests denied, and so some administrators say they want to make sure courses scheduled for in person happen as planned. https://www.edsurge.com/news/2021-01-14-u-of-florida-asks-students-to-use-app-to-report-profs-who-don-t-teach-in-person
Sharisse Estomo
01:03:40
Echoing colleague concerns regarding re-opening and having adequate staffing levels...we would need lead-time to: get positions approved, recruit, and have HR process Intents, and train new staff. I understand it is not a direct task of the committee; please share this feedback with district HR and others who will be tasked with developing a plan. This will become especially important if, for safety reasons, we are to have staff on staggered schedules. Many areas do not have enough staff to cover three sites (FLC, RCC, EDC) under standard hours of operation, with the staff level we currently have. Thank you!
Steve Holzberg
01:04:14
Thank you Daria! The amount of work for each variation and each class that needs to be adjusted is tremendous, even before having to run things through curriculum
Adrienne A
01:04:20
Thanks, Kevin!
Daria Eiteneer
01:04:32
@Steve, Right?
Adrienne A
01:05:13
@Sharisse---Good points! Thanks.
Andrea Roberge
01:05:15
I agree, Sharisse.
Julie Collier
01:05:50
Yes, Sharisse, all good points!
Sherry Rogers
01:07:13
Thank you Monica and everyone for helpful insights for all of us
Tamara Cheshire
01:07:28
Thank you Monica! Much appreciation!
Shadieh Mirmobiny
01:07:35
Thank you, Monica for this session!
MollyJ
01:07:47
Thanks Monica and everyone for all of the great questions!
Dipali
01:08:09
Thank you for conversations, please keep us updated. Thank you for your support Jae and Lindsey. Stay well and safe. Take care!
Inna Tikhonov
01:08:10
Thank you, Monica.
Suha Aljuboori
01:08:29
Thank you Monica for all the valuable information.
Rebecca Mendell (she/her/hers)
01:08:51
Big (socially distanced) hugs to everyone!
Daria Eiteneer
01:08:53
Thank you, Monica, and all, for all the input
Rose Giordano (she/her)
01:09:00
Thanks, Monica! Have a nice semester all!
Don Hopkins
01:09:14
Thank you for keeping us updated, stay safe everyone.
Lucia Piedra-Walsh
01:09:16
Would it be a good idea to develop a plan if a student/staff/faculty gets COVID, a protocol, pleases include the Centers.
Mariia Pechenova
01:09:18
Thank you, Monica!
Daria Eiteneer
01:09:18
even with all unanswered questions, this is incredibly informational
Amy Brinkley
01:09:23
Great to see so many of you the last couple days :)
Ian Wallace
01:09:25
Thank you Monica!
Tom Goff
01:09:26
Thank you, Monica!
Lindsey Campbell
01:09:29
https://employees.losrios.edu/reopening
Elizabeth Swithenbank
01:09:34
Thanks!
Ali Mollet
01:09:35
Thank you!
Candy Smith
01:09:36
Thank you Monica
Juan Flores
01:09:37
thank you!
Keith Clayton
01:09:39
Thanks Monica!
Sharisse Estomo
01:09:41
Thank you, Monica! Happy Spring 2021 semester!
Juan Carlos Moraga
01:09:42
Adios!
christaoberth
01:09:43
Thanks for hosting this session, Monica
Augustine Chavez
01:09:44
Thank you to everyone who joined in and contributed. What a good group! Good luck this semester.
Augustine Chavez
01:09:49
Thank you MOnica.
Sierra Karle
01:09:51
Thank you!
Christina Aldrich
01:09:52
Thank you Monica!
Marjorie Samples
01:09:55
Bye!