Professional Learning Activities:

Keynotes, Workshops, Residencies

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  • City of London Freemen’s School, United Kingdom, Presenter and Facilitator to senior management team, Topic: Providing Productive, Efficient, and Positive Meetings with the Senior Management Team, 2018

  • City of London Freemen’s School, United Kingdom, 1-week residency as Educational Consultant, Facilitator, Presenter, and Keynote Speaker, 2018

  • City of London Freemen’s School, United Kingdom, 3-week residency as Educational Consultant, Facilitator, and Presenter, 2018

  • California Community College Council on Staff Development, Presenter, Topic: Strengthening Your Professional Learning Climate Through New Faculty Training Programs, 2018

  • California Community College Council on Staff Development, Presenter, Topic: Effective Collaborations Towards Increased Professional Learning Opportunities, 2018

  • California Community College Council on Staff Development, Presenter, Topic: Presenting an Effective Canvas Training Session, 2018

  • CC President’s Speaker Series, Presenter, Topic: Setting and Achieving Personal and Professional Goals, 2018

  • CTX Summer Institute:  A 3-day institute offering complete immersion into professional development, Presenter and Facilitator, Topic: Developing a Team for the C.O.R.E. Program for Teachers

  •  CC New Faculty Orientation Program, lead Presenter and Facilitator, 2018

  • Professional Development Workshop, CTX Cerritos College, Presenter, Topic:  Canvas Basics for Teachers, 2018

  • Norco High “Step Up” to College Event, Presenter, Topic: How to Help Your Students Understand the Difference Between High School and College, 2018

  • Northern Arizona University, presenter and facilitator, Topic: Leadership, 2018

  • Music Association of California Community Colleges Conference, Presenter, Topic: Helping First Generation Students Navigate College Through Your Program, 2018

  • Music Association of California Community Colleges Conference, Presenter, Topic: How to Have a Successful Visit to High Schools in Your Area, 2018

  • California Association of Music Educators Conference, Presenter, Topic: Balancing Personal Life and Career, 2018

  • California Association of Music Educators Conference, Presenter, Topic: Giving Your Students Opportunities to Succeed After High School, 2018

  • California Association of Music Educators Conference, Presenter, Topic: The Three Pillars of Ensemble Directing, 2018

  • Southern California Band and Orchestra Association Conference, Presenter, Topic: The Three Pillars of Ensemble Directing, 2018

  • Southern California Band and Orchestra Association, Beyond the Podium; A Conference for Teachers in Their First Five Years, Presenter, Topic: Conducting Bootcamp, 2018

  • Student Success Conference, Presenter, Topic: Creating Access and Equity for Students with Open Educational Resources, 2017

  • Cerritos College, Keynote Speaker at Convocation, Topic: Service and Life-Long Learning, 2017

  • San Bernardino Community College, Keynote Speaker at All Campus Day, 2017

  • Frensham Heights, United Kingdom, 1-week residency as educational consultant, facilitator, presenter, and keynote speaker, 2017

  • Reading Blue Coat School, United Kingdom, Consultation, 2017

  • City of London School, United Kingdom, Consultation, 2017

  •  Bedales School, United Kingdom, Consultation, 2017

  • Women Hold Up Half the Sky Conference, Keynote Speaker, 2017

  • TEDx Talk, Topic: Teachers Need Love Too!, 2017

  • Lilly Professional Learning Conference for Colleges and Universities, Presenter, Topic: Preparing Students for Life Outside the Classroom, 2017

  • California Association of Music Educators Conference, Presenter, Topic: JASS, a Jab at Style and Swing, 2017

  • Southern California Band and Orchestra Association Conference, Presenter,  Topic: Choose Your Words Wisely, How to Integrate Musical Concepts Into Rehearsals, 2017

  • The Leadership Academy at Cerritos College, Presenter, Topic: Teamwork Strategies for Leaders, 2017

  • Orange Coast College Tenure Track Faculty Academy, Keynote Speaker, Topic:  The Importance and Impact of Professional Learning for Teachers, 2016

  • Music Association of California Community Colleges Conference, Presenter,  Topic: Social Outreach for Ensembles, an Alternative to Concertizing, 2016

  • Frensham Heights, United Kingdom, 3-week residency as educational consultant, facilitator, presenter, and keynote speaker, 2016

  • Rio Hondo College Professional Learning Workshop, Presenter, Topic:  How to Develop a campus "Habits of Mind" Initiative", 2016

  • California Community College Council on Staff Development, Presenter, Topic: Facilitating Best Practices in Your Professional Learning Presenters, 2016

  • Cerritos College CTX Workshop, Presenter, Topic: Engaging In Student Life On Campus, 2016

  • California Community College Council on Staff Development, Presenter, Topic: Strenghening Professional Learning on Campus Through New Faculty Orientation Programs , 2016

  • The Leadership Academy at Cerritos College, Presenter, Topic: Teamwork Strategies for Leaders, 2016

  • Kansas State University All State Band Clinic, Presenter, Topic: Dealing With Wide Talent Spectrums, 2016

  • California Association of Music Educators Conference, Presenter, Topic: : The 3 Ts of Band, Tone Tune & Time,  2015

  • California Association of Music Educators Conference, Presenter, Topic: : Social Outreach Performances, Making A Difference, 2015

  • Professional and Organizational Development Network Conference, Pressenter, Topic: Leveraging Fresh Meat Through the New Faculty Training Program, 2015

  • California Community College Success Network, Presenter, Topic: Strenghening Professional Learning on Campus Through New Faculty Orientation Programs , 2015

  • The Leadership Academy at Cerritos College, Presenter, Topic: Teamwork Strategies for Leaders, 2015

  • California Community College Success Network, Presenter, Topic: Professional Leaning and Campus Culture, Effecting Climate Change, 2015

  • 3CSN Basic Skills Initiative Learning Institute, Presenter, Topic: Professional Learning Center Best Practices, 2015

  • Cerritos College Leadership Conference, Keynote Speaker, Topic: Attributes of a Leader, 2014

  • The Leadership Academy at Cerritos College, Presenter, Topic: Teamwork Strategies for Leaders, 2014

  • Professional and Organizational Development Network Conference, Presenter, Topic: Messaging your Professional Learning Center Increased Attendance and Traffic, 2014

  • Cerritos College State of Education Address, Presenter, Topic: The Center for Teaching Excellence and Professional Learning, 2012

  • MACCC Annual Conference, Presenter, Topic: Advocacy Through Civic and Social Outreach, 2012

  • Cerritos College Falcon Leadership Academy, Guest Speaker, Topic: Team Building, 2012

  • Cerritos College CTE Integrative Workshops, Presenter, 2012

  • Cerritos College Leadership Conference, Guest Speaker, Topic: Creating Positive Forward Moment, 2011

  • Cerritos College SLO Assessment, Presenter, Topic:  Embedding SLO’s Into Authentic Assessment Framework, 2010

  • USC Music Education Forum, Presenter, Topic:  Student and Director Perception of Non-Musical Outcomes of Suburban School Band Programs, 2010

  • Cerritos College Leadership Conference, Guest Speaker, Topic: Using Time Management to Create Positive Forward Moment, 2010

  • MACCC Annual Conference, Presenter, Topic:  SLO Assessment, 2009

  • CMEA Annual Conference, research poster session, Presenter, Topic:  Student and Director Perception of Non-Musical Outcomes of Suburban School Band Programs, 2009

  • Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony, Keynote Speaker, Address Title:  Achieving an “Ordinary” Life in Today’s World, 2009

  • Cerritos College Leadership Conference, Guest Speaker, Topic:  Building Leadership Skills Through Effective Communication, 2009

  • Cerritos College Faculty Inquiry Group Training Forum, Presenter, Topic: Facilitating a Faculty Inquiry Group, 2009

  • Cerritos College iFALCON Best Practices Workshop, Presenter, Topic: Faculty Accessibility to iFALCON Campaign with Pre-Existing Assignments, 2009

  • Whittier High School Annual Awards Banquet, Guest Speaker, Topic:  Succeeding in a Music Career in College and Beyond, 2008

  • Cerritos College Leadership Conference, Guest Speaker, Topic:  Building Leadership Skills Through Effective Communication, 2007

  • Cerritos College Excellence in Teaching Conference, Presenter, Topic: Embedding Teach Trak Practices in Music Fundamentals Coursework, 2005

  • Cerritos College Leadership Conference, Guest Speaker, Topic:  Practical Skills to Lead and Facilitate Large Groups and Organizations, 2005

Contact David Betancourt at dbetancourt@cerritos.edu

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