Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Adult learners often pursue higher education to expand their career options, stay competitive, and complete degrees that were previously put on hold for family or military service. Director of Government Affairs, Vince Vasquez will be joined by education experts Dr. Chris Graham and Dr. Joseph Allen to discuss legislative policy, workforce partnerships, and community college …

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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT / 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Tuesday
June 14, 2022

This year’s conference is focused on Optimizing Virtual and Hybrid Work. Join us for roundtable discussions, presentations, panel dialogues, and networking sessions that will provide insight into how each member of an organization can excel in the virtual workplace.

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12:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT / 3:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

Past Webinars

Friday
April 24, 2020

Session I – The Top Five Most Important Strategies to Be an Effective Virtual Teacher

Panel discussion presented by: Dr. Steve Halfaker, Retired Superintendent and Online Professor; Dr. Nancy Rohland, Executive VP, National University; Dr. Colin Marlaire, Vice Provost, Northcentral University; Dr. Andrew Shean CAO, National Education Partners; and Dr. Shannon McCarty, VP Teaching and Learning, National University

Our panel of experts will kick off the “High Five” with a discussion of best practices you can implement in the initial transition from traditional classroom instruction to the online learning space. Each of these experienced educators will share specific ideas and answer questions that will give you a strong foundation and a taste of what the series holds in the weeks to come.

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Friday
May 1, 2020

Session II – Creating Digital Presence in the Virtual Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Andrew Shean, CAO, National Education Partners

Join Dr. Andy Shean – online leader and former PUSD district Teacher of the Year – to learn best practices and tools for manifesting yourself in the digital space as a real human. Dr. Shean will share advice for building a sense of connection with students while fostering curiosity and reflection. Together, you’ll tackle important questions, such as: “How does one inspire a student to be a curious, critical thinker, and a self-directed learner with a reflective lens?”

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Friday
May 8, 2020

Session III – Teaching through Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Colin Marlaire, Vice Provost, Northcentral University

Dr. Colin Marlaire holds more than 15 years’ experience in high school and higher education as a teacher and an academic administrator. Learn the best practices for student engagement and online instructional feedback and assessment Dr. Marlaire has developed throughout his career. You’ll gain insight to the most effective tools and strategies for helping students stay engaged with their studies and with you as the instructor.

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Friday
May 15, 2020

Session IV – Practical Application for Teaching STEAM in a Virtual Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Shannon McCarty, VP, Teaching and Learning, National University

With an expansive career in physical science education and academic affairs, Dr. Shannon McCarty will lead our webinar about teaching STEAM, STEM, and disciplines that rely on a lab learning environment. You’ll learn new approaches to these particularly challenging subjects to teach in the virtual classroom. Dr. McCarty will address key questions, including “What are some resources, ideas and go-to strategies that save the day for STEAM teachers?”

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Friday
May 22, 2020

Session V – The Future of Virtual Education: What’s Next?

Presented by: Dr. Michael Kolodziej, VP of Operations, ELM Learning

This is just the beginning of the virtual learning evolution. Join Dr. Michael Kolodziej for a discussion on new models for situated and applied learning, and opportunities this brings for the online learning space. You’ll be looking ahead to the ways education will likely change, and what you can do to adapt and thrive as an educator in exciting, albeit challenging, times.

Wednesday
November 18, 2020

NU Speaker Series

COVID-19: Current Trends and What's Next

Presented by: Tyler Smith, PhD

As we approach the year mark for the suspected first case of COVID-19, Dr. Tyler Smith will unveil current COVID-19 trends, provide insight of those working in the trenches to combat the virus, and an overview of what’s next to come.

Wednesday
December 9, 2020

How to Survive Financially During These Uncertain Times

Description: Brent M. Wilsey provides financial advice and discusses how people can pivot in response to these changing times during COVID-19 and post COVID-19.

Thursday
January 21, 2021

How to Pay for College

Ready to earn your degree but not sure how to finance it? National University is offering a free webinar, “How to Pay for College,” designed to help you find the resources you need to continue your education.

Tuesday
January 26, 2021

NU Speaker Series

2021 Career Trends

Presented by: Peter and Scott Sibley

Peter and Scott Sibley will spur your curiosity about the rise of “Agents of Innovation” who will be essential for industries to survive and flourish post-COVID-19.

Thursday
February 11, 2021

NU Speaker Series

Everyone is a Member of the Cybersecurity Team

Presented by: Chris Simpson

In this non-technical presentation, Chris Simpson and Bill Reid will discuss some of the recent cyber attacks and how they happened. They will discuss how people and systems are targeted by cyber attackers and how everyone in an organization can help prevent and detect cyber attacks.

How to Pay for College

Ready to earn your degree but not sure how to finance it? National University is offering a free webinar, “How to Pay for College,” designed to help you find the resources you need to continue your education.

During this webinar, you’ll learn more about:

  • Financial aid options, such as Cal Grant,* scholarships, and loans
  • NU’s Fast Track Scholarship, a merit-based award that offers students a free class for every three classes completed within six months**
  • Military benefits for active-duty servicemembers, spouses, dependents, and veterans
  • Employee tuition discounts through Workforce Partnerships
  • Applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)

Attendance is limited, so we encourage you to register today and log on to the webinar early to secure your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!
* Cal Grant for CA students only
**Eligibility requirements apply. See website for details.

Thursday
February 18, 2021

Black History Commemoration

The Black History Celebration will take place on Thursday, February 18, at 2p.m. PT. Ms. LaCrisia Gilbert, NU’s Ombudsman, will lead a discussion forum before the main event, followed by our speaker, Dr. Saul Lankster. The purpose is to highlight the historical and present challenges of African American families and to describe the value of family bonds as a source of comfort, strength, and survival.

Honored speakers: Dr. Andrews, Dr. Singh, Dr. Crosby-Cooper, Dr. McNeal, Dr. Lankster, Dr. Cicero, and Dr. Hoey
Entertainment: Dr. Lockford (Le Don) Jones and Mr. David Houle
Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Miles T. Leader
RSVP: Dr. Starley Dullien ([email protected])

1:00-1:45 p.m. – Discussion Forum facilitated by Ms. LaCrisia Gilbert, National University Ombudsman
1:45-1:55 p.m. – National University Library recommended publications, a slide presentation by David Feare, Lead Librarian
1:55-2 p.m. – Enjoy prominent speakers and entertainers
2:00-3:15 p.m. – Black History Month 2021: The Black Family, highlighting the historical and present challenges of African American families and the value of family bonds as a source of comfort, strength, and survival
3:15-3:25 p.m. – National University Library recommended publications (2nd viewing)

Thursday
July 15, 2021

JFK School of Psychology Webinar

Description
Can you please add this to the NU events calendar?

Thursday, July 15th

JFK School of Psychology Webinar

Join us on July 15 and learn more about the JFK School of Psychology and its offerings. The JFK School of Psychology at National University offers a range of degree programs in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, sport psychology, consciousness and transformative studies and trauma studies. All of the psychology programs in the school provide the foundational concepts and guiding principles of psychology, preparing students to seek licensure or certification as applied mental health professionals.

You’ll meet faculty leaders from each of the JFK School of Psychology programs and have an opportunity to learn more and ask questions about the programs that interest you, including:

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note, attendance for this event is limited.

Tuesday
August 10, 2021

NU Engage — Second Tuesday of Every Month

Learn about the Center for Student Engagement and Activities, including our Effective Leadership Certificate of Completion, joining a student organization, our resources, win prizes and more!

Wednesday
August 11, 2021

Educators United

Our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive community of support for all those in the educational field and those they serve through professional collaboration, mentorship, teacher preparation, self-care resources, and equity-focused and anti-racist educational practices.

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for Teacher Talk. We will discuss various topics about all things education-related. Whether it is state testing, coursework, or what to expect in your first year of teaching, and everything in between. We Also have a Podcast! Start your teaching journey with a tribe of like-minded individuals.

Thursday
August 19, 2021

InterClub Council Meeting

Representatives from all CSEA student organizations are welcome to join our ICC for multiple club collaboration and to plan events for the NU student body.

Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5:15 p.m.-6

Southern California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the third Thursday every month at 6:00PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Southern California region and those who are located outside of California. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Thursday
August 26, 2021

Mind and Body Wellness

Join us the last Thursday of every month from 5 – 5:40 p.m. PDT

Our mission is to provide a safe and inviting space where NU students come together to provide encouragement, motivation, and support for one another. We all have different struggles, but we have a common goal to better ourselves in all aspects of life. We are getting this done together. We do virtual workouts three mornings a week. Come to one of our meetings to learn more!

Meeting ID: 884 6305 4505
Passcode: wellness

Central California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the fourth Thursday of every other month at 5:30PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Central California region. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Monday
August 30, 2021

Breaking into STEM

A virtual student panel discussing women and non-binary experiences in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Join OmegaNU and Educators United on Monday, August 30 at 5:30 p.m. PDT

Wednesday
September 8, 2021

SafeZones Asynchronous Training by [email protected]

Register for the synchronous portion of your SafeZones Certificate of Completion. Finish the asynchronous portion first (found on our website). This is a 1-hour training. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 48 hours. 2nd Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. PDT.

Educators United

Our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive community of support for all those in the educational field and those they serve through professional collaboration, mentorship, teacher preparation, self-care resources, and equity-focused and anti-racist educational practices.

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for Teacher Talk. We will discuss various topics about all things education-related. Whether it is state testing, coursework, or what to expect in your first year of teaching, and everything in between. We Also have a Podcast! Start your teaching journey with a tribe of like-minded individuals.

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. PDT

PRIDE @ NU seeks to promote diversity at National by celebrating our LGBTQ+ community and showcasing the ways in which they enrich our student body with an invaluable perspective. We welcome all members of the NU community. We sponsor events and activities that promote connection and build networks of support through leadership development, community service, and institutional engagement.

Thursday
September 9, 2021

SVO, Student Veteran Organization

The Mission of the Student Veteran Organization at National University is to empower veteran and military families through their education with community, resources, and personal development. We invite you to reach out and get involved! We look forward to connecting you with resources, as well as opportunities for service, connection, personal development, and challenge. SVO is open to all military-affiliated students at NU.

Monthly Zoom meetings are 2nd Thursday of the month from 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Tuesday
September 14, 2021

NU Engage — Second Tuesday of Every Month

Learn about the Center for Student Engagement and Activities, including our Effective Leadership Certificate of Completion, joining a student organization, our resources, win prizes and more!

Wednesday
September 15, 2021

Northern California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the third Wednesday every other month at 6:00PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Northern California region. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Thursday
September 16, 2021

InterClub Council Meeting

Representatives from all CSEA student organizations are welcome to join our ICC for multiple club collaboration and to plan events for the NU student body.

Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5:15 p.m.-6

Southern California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the third Thursday every month at 6:00PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Southern California region and those who are located outside of California. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Wednesday
September 29, 2021

Leading From the Chair You’re In presented by Dr. Candace Singh

Dr. Candace Singh

Leadership is not about rank, position, or authority. Regardless of your role, leadership is a learnable set of skills available to everyone.

Thursday
September 30, 2021

Mind and Body Wellness

Join us the last Thursday of every month from 5 – 5:40 p.m. PDT

Our mission is to provide a safe and inviting space where NU students come together to provide encouragement, motivation, and support for one another. We all have different struggles, but we have a common goal to better ourselves in all aspects of life. We are getting this done together. We do virtual workouts three mornings a week. Come to one of our meetings to learn more!

Meeting ID: 884 6305 4505
Passcode: wellness

Wednesday
October 6, 2021

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. PDT

PRIDE @ NU seeks to promote diversity at National by celebrating our LGBTQ+ community and showcasing the ways in which they enrich our student body with an invaluable perspective. We welcome all members of the NU community. We sponsor events and activities that promote connection and build networks of support through leadership development, community service, and institutional engagement.

Tuesday
October 12, 2021

NU Engage — Second Tuesday of Every Month

Learn about the Center for Student Engagement and Activities, including our Effective Leadership Certificate of Completion, joining a student organization, our resources, win prizes and more!

Wednesday
October 13, 2021

Educators United

Our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive community of support for all those in the educational field and those they serve through professional collaboration, mentorship, teacher preparation, self-care resources, and equity-focused and anti-racist educational practices.

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for Teacher Talk. We will discuss various topics about all things education-related. Whether it is state testing, coursework, or what to expect in your first year of teaching, and everything in between. We Also have a Podcast! Start your teaching journey with a tribe of like-minded individuals.

Thursday
October 14, 2021

SVO, Student Veteran Organization

The Mission of the Student Veteran Organization at National University is to empower veteran and military families through their education with community, resources, and personal development. We invite you to reach out and get involved! We look forward to connecting you with resources, as well as opportunities for service, connection, personal development, and challenge. SVO is open to all military-affiliated students at NU.

Monthly Zoom meetings are 2nd Thursday of the month from 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Thursday
October 21, 2021

InterClub Council Meeting

Representatives from all CSEA student organizations are welcome to join our ICC for multiple club collaboration and to plan events for the NU student body.

Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5:15 p.m.-6

Southern California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the third Thursday every month at 6:00PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Southern California region and those who are located outside of California. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Thursday
October 28, 2021

Mind and Body Wellness

Join us the last Thursday of every month from 5 – 5:40 p.m. PDT

Our mission is to provide a safe and inviting space where NU students come together to provide encouragement, motivation, and support for one another. We all have different struggles, but we have a common goal to better ourselves in all aspects of life. We are getting this done together. We do virtual workouts three mornings a week. Come to one of our meetings to learn more!

Meeting ID: 884 6305 4505
Passcode: wellness

Central California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the fourth Thursday of every other month at 5:30PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Central California region. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Why Managing Boundaries Helps Us Span Boundaries More Effectively

Preston Yarborough, Ph.D.
Senior Faculty at Center for Creative Leadership

When we collaborate across boundaries, why do many of these efforts seem to start well, but then fall apart? In today’s session we are going to explore how to build an effective foundation to help you and your teams span boundaries more effectively. Boundary Spanning begins with learning how to manage boundaries. We will explore why this strategy provides a foundation for individuals and teams to collaborate more effectively. We will share warning signs to keep an eye out for as well as the signals that indicate you and your teams are one the right track. We will also discuss key mindsets that can help sustain your boundary spanning efforts through difficult times.

This webinar is being presented by Preston Yarborough a Senior Faculty with Center for Creative Leadership. In 2011, Preston joined the Center for Creative Leadership to enhance the depth and breadth of CCL’s college and university leadership solutions. Preston has served a diverse clientele, working with senior leadership teams, university administrators, as well as working with educators, scientists, engineers, and healthcare professionals. His academic work has been published in peer reviewed journals as well as in the Encyclopedia of Human Resources Management.

Wednesday
November 3, 2021

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. PDT

PRIDE @ NU seeks to promote diversity at National by celebrating our LGBTQ+ community and showcasing the ways in which they enrich our student body with an invaluable perspective. We welcome all members of the NU community. We sponsor events and activities that promote connection and build networks of support through leadership development, community service, and institutional engagement.

Thursday
November 4, 2021

Bootcamp: How to Lead Student Events

Join student leaders from Omega NU and learn how to put on a stellar online event. Includes a discussion of types of events, marketing checklist, and roles and responsibilities for any student organization. Zoom Passcode: 672194

Tuesday
November 9, 2021

NU Engage — Second Tuesday of Every Month

Learn about the Center for Student Engagement and Activities, including our Effective Leadership Certificate of Completion, joining a student organization, our resources, win prizes and more!

Wednesday
November 10, 2021

Educators United

Our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive community of support for all those in the educational field and those they serve through professional collaboration, mentorship, teacher preparation, self-care resources, and equity-focused and anti-racist educational practices.

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for Teacher Talk. We will discuss various topics about all things education-related. Whether it is state testing, coursework, or what to expect in your first year of teaching, and everything in between. We Also have a Podcast! Start your teaching journey with a tribe of like-minded individuals.

SVO, Student Veteran Organization

The Mission of the Student Veteran Organization at National University is to empower veteran and military families through their education with community, resources, and personal development. We invite you to reach out and get involved! We look forward to connecting you with resources, as well as opportunities for service, connection, personal development, and challenge. SVO is open to all military-affiliated students at NU.

Monthly Zoom meetings are 2nd Thursday of the month from 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Wednesday
November 17, 2021

Northern California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the third Wednesday every other month at 6:00PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Northern California region. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Thursday
November 18, 2021

Southern California Regional Alumni Chapter Board Meeting

Join us on the third Thursday every month at 6:00PM via Zoom.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of National University in the Southern California region and those who are located outside of California. We invite all who wish to help us plan events, network, and create fun and engaging professional opportunities for our NU community.

Wednesday
December 8, 2021

Educators United

Our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive community of support for all those in the educational field and those they serve through professional collaboration, mentorship, teacher preparation, self-care resources, and equity-focused and anti-racist educational practices.

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for Teacher Talk. We will discuss various topics about all things education-related. Whether it is state testing, coursework, or what to expect in your first year of teaching, and everything in between. We Also have a Podcast! Start your teaching journey with a tribe of like-minded individuals.

Thursday
December 9, 2021

SVO, Student Veteran Organization

The Mission of the Student Veteran Organization at National University is to empower veteran and military families through their education with community, resources, and personal development. We invite you to reach out and get involved! We look forward to connecting you with resources, as well as opportunities for service, connection, personal development, and challenge. SVO is open to all military-affiliated students at NU.

Monthly Zoom meetings are 2nd Thursday of the month from 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Tuesday
December 14, 2021

NU Engage — Second Tuesday of Every Month

Learn about the Center for Student Engagement and Activities, including our Effective Leadership Certificate of Completion, joining a student organization, our resources, win prizes and more!

Tuesday
January 18, 2022

Lesson in Leadership: From undercover cop to chief of police

Shelley Zimmerman

Chief Zimmerman will discuss her 35 years with the San Diego Police Department. She will highlight the importance of authentic leadership and give insight into the many leadership decisions she made during her tenure as Chief of Police.

Tuesday
January 25, 2022

Capturing The Rhythm of Change Leadership

Chris Beckert, M.B.A, Colonel (Retired), Leadership Solutions Partner, Center for Creative Leadership

Chris brings 30+ years of leading organizations across the globe to continue his passion for developing and guiding leaders to find solutions to their leadership challenges. Deeply committed to life-long learning, Chris joined the Center for Creative Leadership in 2018 following a distinguished military career that included leading the U.S. Army’s Executive Education programs at the U.S. Army War College. He now provides award-winning leadership programs across a spectrum of corporate groups, business sectors, and levels of leadership from new managers to senior executives.

With the pace of change and transformation increasing annually, leaders continue seek new ways to balance critical priorities while leading their people through transitions. Experienced leaders are now finding themselves grappling with new conditions around change. The impacts of being unable to lead through change and manage transitions causes lost opportunities and impacts confidence and reputations. There are solutions that can provide consistent and dependable approaches to leading Change and Transition published by the Center for Creative Leadership known as the “4 D’s of Leading Continuous Change” by Dr. Bill Pasmore. Capturing this rhythm of change leadership can give leaders confidence as they approach new and complex situations triggered by change. Join the National University and Center for Creative Leadership in a concise and informative look into leading continuous change.

Wednesday
February 16, 2022

Career Transitions: Leveraging Your Skills

Presented by: Carlos Francisco, CPP from Meta (also known as “The Corporate Security Translator”)

In the last 24 years, Carlos Francisco, CPP, has led the security teams of some of the largest corporations in the world, including Walt Disney World, Amazon, and Facebook. He also has had the tremendous responsibility of leading security teams during major international events such as Super Bowl 50, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, World-Class Marathons, and many more. Carlos was a prior Deputy Sheriff and holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Security Leadership certificate from the University of Central Florida, and a Master’s in Disaster & Emergency Management from American Military University.

Carlos will break down his time as a law enforcement officer and his transition into corporate security. He will use chapters from his Amazon #1 release book, “So, You Want to Get into Corporate Security?” and episodes of his podcast as tools to be used as you think about your future.

Participants will explore:

  • Taking Personal Stock
  • Making Connections
  • What You’ll Need to Know
  • Resumes & Interviews
  • Corporate Relationships
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

Breaking into Tech: The Corporate Security Career Path

Presented by: Scott Gardner, Head of Global Security Business Operations

Scott Gardner is the Head of Global Security Business Operations and leads a variety of support functions to enhance Global Security’s ability to execute its mission. Scott began his career in the U.S. Navy, where he served nine years as a Surface Warfare Officer and Intelligence Officer. After the military, he worked as a Program Manager and Intelligence Analyst for the California State Threat Assessment System a network of fusion centers designed to synthesize intelligence in order to “connect the dots” and mitigate the risk of another 9/11.

For the past six years, Scott has worked in corporate security for multinational technology companies, leading a variety of operational functions and operational support functions. He has found the security field to be extremely rewarding and is energized by the opportunity to work collaboratively to solve complex challenges.

Interested in entering the tech sector, but not sure what career field to pursue? Join us to learn about Corporate Security career options within dynamic, global tech companies. The discussion will highlight paths to successful careers in corporate security; dispel the common misperception that security functions are limited to gates and guards; and provide insights on what life is like on the inside.

Monday
March 7, 2022

SEL Day Twitter Chat with @UrbanAssembly

Join the Twitter Chat and other social media channels to engage education experts in virtual discussions on advocacy and policies promoting SEL in schools and in communities

#[email protected] #maselscholars #NatunivSELDay #NUSELWeek”

SEL Day Kickoff Webinar: The World Needs SEL

Presenters: Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler, MA SEL Academic Program Director, Professor, National University, Sanford College of Education; Mr. Jeff Becker; Adjunct Instructor of SEL at National University, 2019 District Teacher of the Year

We invite you to join us as we will discuss why the world needs Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Discover how educators are embracing SEL across the U.S.

Tuesday
March 8, 2022

Interactive Presentation: Conquering the Pandemic Through SEL

Co-host: Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler, MA SEL Academic Program Director, Professor, National University, Sanford College of Education
Co-host: Dr. Terri Pieretti, Department of Leadership, National University, Sanford College of Education
Presenters: Maria C., Yoga Nidre Guided Meditation, Director of Special Education Charter, National University Adjunct; Colleen Joe, Mindfulness Practices Chair Yoga with Special Education Students, Educator, MA SEL Scholar; Reagan Duncan, K-1 Educator, Vista Unified School District, National University Teacher Award West Regional Winner, Music and SEL in the Classroom, Guitars in the Classroom; and Special Guests

Join us as we move the SEL needle through mindfulness, meditation, music, and self-care.

Wednesday
March 9, 2022

Presentation: SEL Everywhere, Every Day, Every Minute

Host: Dr. Erika Saito
Presenters: National University MA in SEL Graduates Rebecca Astorga, Jessica Becherini, Jessica Hewitt, and Brittney Hoff

Adding a new strategy could change your entire program! This panel offers important SEL strategies and how to incorporate them. Our panel of experts will guide you through some key takeaways for SEL.

Thursday
March 10, 2022

Panel Discussion: Leadership & Schoolwide Implementation of SEL

Host: Dr. Donna Elder
Panelists: Dr. Steven A. Dorsey, Executive Leadership Coach, Equity, for the San Diego County Office of Education; Dr. Tammy Johnson, Director of Operations at Extraordinary Families, National University Adjunct Faculty; Catherine McGuinness, Principal of Martha Reid Leadership Academy, Leader in Me School, Mansfield ISD; and Juany Valdespino-Gaytán, Executive Director of Engagement Services

By taking the lead in SEL, these administrators know the importance and impact that SEL has on student performance and schools district wide. Find out why these leaders chose SEL as a much-needed skill to improve academic outcomes.

Friday
March 11, 2022

International SEL Day!

SEL4US and the Urban Assembly are inviting schools and communities around the globe to celebrate the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL). The theme this year is Finding Common Ground and Pursuing Common Good.

Sanford College of Education is committed to offering SEL programs and resources to educators, to the children they teach, and to the communities they live in. Please join us in celebrating these events and spreading the word about the importance of SEL!

Thursday
April 14, 2022

National Public Health Week Webinar Blurb

Deborah Chambers is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting
Topic: National Public Health Week Webinar

To celebrate the National Public Health Week (NPWH) 2022 that will take place from April 4-10, the Department of Community Health at National University will be hosting a networking and mentoring webinar on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 5:30 PM PST.

Panelists will give a brief presentation focused on one of the NPHW themes Community: Collaboration and Resilience and answer career-related questions. This webinar will be an opportunity for every attendee to learn from one another, collaborate, and kickstart lasting professional connections.

Monday
April 25, 2022

Learning to Intentionally Design Your Legacy

Learn a five-part framework to break the cycle of your patterns, and intentionally design your legacy. We are told to go into the world and make a living, but rarely told how to live. Ben will present the three ingredients to a life worth living and you will walk away with the vision to apply it.

Presented by Ben Killoy, author and coach, The Business of Fatherhood

Tuesday
April 26, 2022

New Grad & Alumni Meet & Greet

New graduates and alumni are invited to learn about the services we offer after graduation. Learn about our job portal Handshake, our career services resources, get mentoring advice or be a mentor, learn how to stay connected to the Alumni Association and fellow alumni, and how to be featured in our NU Alumni Connection newsletter.

Thursday
April 28, 2022

Central California NU Alumni Association

Join us to plan networking and fun events.

4th Thursday of every month

Tuesday
May 17, 2022

Traditional Media Is Broken

Drawing on 33 years of journalism experience in newsrooms — not to mention, the real world — nationally syndicated columnist and award-winning journalist Ruben Navarrette will tell you why he thinks traditional media is broken, along with explaining the power of a really good story and exploring all the new ways to tell one.