Faculty & Staff Newsletter

March 7, 2023

Lunch-n-Learn March, 21, 2023: Topic is Check Ins

Submitted by Sherri Webster

What are check-ins? Check-ins are used for agile performance which is a revolutionary approach to continually improving performance that moves us from evaluating past performance to coaching for future performance. It focuses on growth and development and takes the place of annual performance reviews. You can initiate and hold regular, informal Check-ins with your manager. The Check-in allows you the opportunity to give and receive feedback, improve performance, focus work and develop priorities that achieve results. Check-ins should occur at least quarterly.

All staff members and managers who supervise staff members should attend the lunch-n-learn on Tuesday, March 21st beginning at noon (feel free to bring your lunch). It will be held in the Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation (CTLI) room located on the 6th floor of Jefferson. If you are not on campus you can attend via zoom, please email Sherri Webster so that the link can be sent to you. Jeff Metzger and Jason Steele will be the presenters.

Check-ins are a mandatory requirement for all staff members - does apply to faculty members. You are strongly encouraged to attend so that you understand how to use the check-in program as it is now being implemented per College Administration.

Reminder: 2022 Staff Council Holiday Breakfast Survey

Submitted by Kelly Seward

Staff Council would like your feedback on the 2022 Holiday Breakfast. (The event was held in January 2023.) Even if you were not able to attend, please complete the short survey to provide your input. Follow the link below to complete the survey by March 23.

Reminder: Time for a Be Well Health Screening

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Sign up for an on-site Be Well Health Screening. Your results drive your next steps in Be Well so you can earn a 2023 spending account contribution (including HRA/HSA/LSA incentives) and entries in Be Well sweepstakes! On-site Health Screenings April 3 - Sept. 28* OR with your provider by Sept. 29

Schedule an on-site screening at

Key Dates:

Apr. 3 On-site Health Screenings begin

Aug. 22 New Hire Deadline

Sept. 28 On-site Health Screenings end and

Sept. 29 Health Screening deadline

Nov. 10 Enroll in a Lifestyle or Health Management Program if required

Dec. 29 Complete all Program Requirements, including Human Performance Assessment

*Dates vary by market


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