Instructional Retreat

EvCC Teaching & Learning Annual Retreat
February 13-14, 2015
Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory

The annual retreat provides opportunities to share big ideas and best practices by creating meaningful interactions among the campus community.

The Retreat is funded by the EvCC Instructional budget. There is no cost to attend!

Check out the newly released official retreat trailer of 2015!

What are you AFRAID of?
Risk. Failure. Success.

Click here to register for the retreat.

2015 Retreat Schedule

Friday, February 13th 
4:00 - 5:00PM Arrival / Registration
5:30 - 6:30PM Dinner
7:00PM Fright Night
Jeff Gentry -
History of Triskaidekaphobia
Andrea Wells-Edwards - Scary Stories from the Field
Tony Williams - Exploring Risks
Saturday, February 14th 
7:30 - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 AM Arrival and Registration
9:00 - 9:30 AM Introduction and Welcome
9:30 - 10:30 AM Mythbuster Ignite Sessions
Subject Matter Experts share: don't be afraid of their discipline
Alec Campbell - Scary Data
Rob Abernathy - Professional / Technical
Michael Griffin and Tim Dunn - IT
Kristine Washburn - Physics and Women in STEM
Cathy Fullerton - Internships
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 12:00 PM Pass the Problem
Multiple approaches to challenging problems
12:15 - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 PM Speed Geeking
I took a risk and it worked!
Nancy Jones
Valerie Mosser
Alys Lim
John Bonner
Debbie Newberry
Gina Myers and Donna Olson
2:30 - 3:30 PM Risky Business Panel Discussion: Fear of people who aren't like me
Facilitated by Maria Peña
3:30 - 3:45 The not so scary future
3:45 - 4:45 Mocktail Reception

For more information about the 2015 retreat, email

Retreat Center

Rosario Beach Resort