Workshop: New Chairperson Orientation          

Course ID - CTD0695b

Short Title: Orientation: Chairs  

 Audience    New Department Chairs
Length of Workshop:       4 hours 

Orientation for department chairs and school directors.  Participants will interact with deans, representatives from Human Resources, and Academic Affairs to become oriented to the roles and responsibilities of these important leadership positions at the college


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define the roles and responsibilities of department chair/ or school director 
  • Identify sources of support including possible mentors, Human Resources liaisons, and a peer network
  • Plan an appropriate professional development schedules for themselves



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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0695b 
Course Title: Orientation: Chairs 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.