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Kickoff Day & Inservice

Join us in "looking back, moving forward" during this very special kickoff to Chemeketa's 50th anniversary year.

Kickoff Schedule of Events

Kickoff – Tuesday, September 10
Breakfast & Networking Served between 7:30-9 am Bldg. 7, Gym foyer
President's Welcome & Celebration of 50 years 8:45-10:45 am Bldg. 7, Gym
Wellness & Benefits Fair 11 am-12:30 pm Bldg. 2, Student Center
Lunch - sandwiches 11:30 am-12:30 pm New Quad
Employee trainings & meetings 12:45-4:45 pm Various locations
Refreshment Break 3:10-3:40 pm Bldg. 20

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Kickoff Day Employee Trainings & Meetings

  • CLASSIFIED RETREAT - 12:45-4:30 pm, Bldg. 20 & Bldg. 6, Auditorium

    12:45-11:10 pm - Welcome - Bldg. 6 Auditorium

    Chemeketa President Jessica Howard and Terry Rohse, Chemeketa Classified Association President

    1:15-2:15 pm - Keynote Speaker, Ted Ma - Bldg. 6 Auditorium

    Ted Ma is an award-winning speaker who helps organizations develop better leaders and a more engaged workforce. Named one of the top 100 keynote speakers of 2019 by Databird Research Journal, his programs address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges, such as -

    • Developing new leaders
    • Improving employee morale, engagement and retention
    • Creating a culture that employees don’t want to leave
    • Helping Managers become better coaches
    • Communicating more effectively
    • Thriving during change

    2:20-4:30 - Workshop Breakout Sessions (Choose two) - Bldg. 20

    • Managing professional relationships
    • Developing qualities and characteristics to help get you promoted
    • Strategies to help manage your finances
    • Health and Wellness

    3:10-3:45 – All-Staff Refreshment Break - Bldg. 20

    • CTE, Career and Technical Ed will meet at location tba
    • GETS, General Education and Transfer Studies will meet at location tba
    • YVC and Academic Development will meet at location tba
  • EXEMPT ACTIVITY - 1:30-4:45 pm

    Activity TBA

Inservice Special Events

Employee Art Show

September 9-18, 10 am-5 pm
Gretchen Schuette Art Gallery
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 11, 4-5 pm

Showcasing the artistic talents of the staff and faculty at Chemeketa Community College, this year’s exhibit will also center on the theme of “Looking Back, Moving Forward” and feature artifacts from our 50 year history.

Those interested in participating in the art exhibit are asking to bring any piece of artwork they’ve created (limit one per person) or an artifact of the 50 year history, to the Gretchen Schuette Art Gallery in Salem, Bldg. 3 on September 5 and 6 from 9 am-1 pm and 2-5 pm.

If you need special arrangements to drop off your artwork, then please coordinate with Terry Rohse.

Please be prepared to pick up your artwork on September 18 in the Art Gallery.

Chemeketa Family Night

Thursday, September 12, 6-8 pm
Chemeketa Eola (215 Doaks Ferry Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304)

Mark your calendars for an event the whole family can enjoy! Feast on Johnny Mack's famous brisket and organize a team to compete in triva or cornhole. Childrens activities will also be available. Signup information coming late August.

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