The New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC) is holding its fall conference in-person at College of the Holy Cross, right here in Worcester, on Friday, October 20 from 8:30am to 4:00pm. The conference theme is Breaking Convention in Teaching and Learning. The program includes keynote speaker Dr. Lindsay MaslandDirector of Transformative Teaching and Learning in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. She coordinates the Teaching and Student Success Lab which provides instructors with support to collect and analyze data about their own teaching. She will speak on In Defense of Teacher-Centered Teaching ... and Other Things I'm Not Supposed to Say.  A workshop will follow the keynote, along with 50-min interactive sessions, 25-min teaching tips, poster sessions, and conversation with regional educators over lunch.

Visit the NEFDC website for more information and to register. WPI is an institutional member of the NEFDC which enables all WPI community members to register at the reduced early bird rate of $150 (through Sept 27) and $180 thereafter. Student registration is $10 (through Sept 27) and $20 thereafter.