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NCFDD President to Host AIM Network Presentation

Monday, May 11, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Re-Thinking Mentoring with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)’s Dr. Rockquemore: AIM Network May 12 Webinar Presenter! 

The AIM Network is delighted to host Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) at our next monthly Network meeting, May 12, 2015 (11:30 am ET).  


She will facilitate discussion on “Re-thinking Mentoring:  How to Build Communities of Inclusion, Support and Accountability.“Kerry Ann Rockquemore will facilitate discussion about re-imagining how mentoring occurs on our campuses. She will describe the challenges all pre-tenure faculty face on the tenure-track and the unique challenges under-represented faculty experience. This provides the context for discussion about the common problems associated with traditional mentoring programs. The presentation culminates in a description of alternative models for internal and external mentoring programs.


About the AIM Network

The ADVANCE Implementation Mentors (AIM) Network was initiated November 9th, 2010 at the ADVANCE Workshop in Alexandria, Virginia.  The target audience was and is all ADVANCE Program [i.e., Institutional Transformation (IT), Partnerships in Adaptation, Implementation and Dissemination (PAID), and Catalyst grants] Change Leaders whose primary role is ADVANCE related  (e.g., PIs/Directors/Coordinators.) 


ADVANCE Implementation Mentors (AIM) Network Mission

The mission of the AIM Network is to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of the national ADVANCE efforts by establishing a community of practice for ADVANCE Change Leaders. 


To this extent, the AIM Network seeks to provide ADVANCE Change Leaders with:

  • programmatic and “process” information
  • mentoring, support and networking
  • skill-enhancement and professional development
  • access to STEM gender and intersectionality research
  • opportunity to collaborate on presentations, grant proposals, and papers
  • and identification and dissemination of ADVANCE promising and best practices

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