MESH Conference

​​​​​​​​Keynote Speaker & Presenter: Mya Poe

Mya Poe’s research focuses on writing assessment and writing development with particular att​ention to equity and fairness. She is the co-author of Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering (CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award, 2012), co-editor of Race and Writing Assessment (CCCC Outstanding Book of the Year, 2014), and co-editor of Writing Assessment, Social Justice, and the Advancement of Opportunity (2019). Her scholarship has appeared in journals such as College Composition and Communication, The Journal of Business and Technical Communication, The Journal of Writing Assessment, and Assessing Writing. She has also guest-edited special issues of Research in the Teaching of English and College English dedicated to issues of social justice, diversity, and writing assessment.

Enjoy a day of professional development focusing on best practices in the humanities.​

Thursd​ay, June 24, 2021​​
9:00am-3:00pm (Social & Check-In 8:30-9:00am)
Location​​: Virtual-Online
Theme: Trauma-Informed Teaching – Issues Concerning Mental Health and Racial Justice in the Humanities

Adjuncts and concurrent enrollment faculty will be paid​.

Atte​ndance will meet the annual professional development requirement for NACEP.

Full-time faculty will receive​ 5 TIs.

Conference Fee for Non-DMACC Attendees: $20

Deadline for proposals: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Deadline for registration: Friday, June 18, 2021​

Conference Contacts: Tiffany Lau​er

Proposal Form

This year we are soliciting proposals for two types of sessions:

  1. Leader-led sessions that are focused around a specific topic of interest. These sessions are flexible in format: they can include facilitator presentations, panel discussions, roundtable discussions on focused issues such as grading, class structure, discussion, or best practices for encouraging participation, challenges particular to adjunct or concurrent-enrollment faculty, or any other format/topic that you believe will engage your peers.
  2. Open-ended roundtable discussion facilitators. This year we will be dedicating one of our breakout sessions to a set of informal roundtable discussions geared around the following disciplines: speech, writing, and literature/humanities. Participants will choose which topic they are interested in, and conversation will be free-flowing and casual. Facilitators will be tasked only with keeping the discussion going.