New Year, New Horizons: Empowering Educators 

New Year, New Horizons:  
Empowering Educators 
January 5 – 11, 2024 

Welcome to “New Year, New Horizons: Empowering Educators,” an educational conference designed specifically for NSCC employees. As we begin a new year, this conference is your unique opportunity to explore innovative approaches, share best practices, and connect with your colleagues to enhance your roles as educators within our institution. 

Conference Overview: 

“New Year, New Horizons: Empowering Educators at Nashville State Community College” is tailored to empower NSCC educators with the knowledge, tools, and strategies needed to excel in their roles within our community college. Whether you are a faculty member, staff member, or administrator, this event will provide you with invaluable insights and resources to further your contributions to NSCC’s mission. 

Key Themes: 

  • Innovation in Education: Discover innovative pedagogical methods and strategies specifically applicable to our community college context. 
  • Equity and Inclusion: Address the importance of creating inclusive, diverse, and culturally responsive learning environments unique to our student body. 
  • Wellness and Resilience: Learn strategies to prioritize your well-being and mental health, promoting a healthier work-life balance within our institution. 
  • Educational Leadership: Gain leadership skills tailored to drive positive change within the context of Nashville State Community College. 

What to Expect: 

  • Inspiring Presenters: Listen to educators and leaders within our community who will share their experiences and insights to motivate and guide you in your roles at NSCC. 
  • Interactive Workshops: Participate in hands-on workshops that provide practical tools, strategies, and resources customized for our institution. 
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with your fellow NSCC educators, build professional relationships, and share your experiences and challenges specific to our community college. 
  • Panel Discussions: Engage in thought-provoking conversations on critical topics in education, facilitated by experts within our NSCC community. 

Audience encouraged to attend: 

  • Faculty 
  • NSCC Staff Members 
  • NSCC Administrators 


NSCC employees who engage in 8 professional learning sessions presented by the Teaching Center and Online Learning between January 5 – 11 will earn the New Year, New Horizons badge.

Join us at “New Year, New Horizons: Empowering Educators” to embark on a transformative journey that will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and inspiration to make a lasting impact on the lives of our students and the future of education within our institution.

New Year, New Horizons: Empowering Educators Conference Schedule

The full conference schedule is available now. The New Faculty Orientation January Lunch Meeting will be held on the White Bridge Road Campus in S-208. All other sessions will be held virtually via Zoom. Zoom links will be added in December.

Daily Schedules for New Year, New Horizons: Empowering Educators

Schedule for Friday, January 5

Schedule for Monday, January 8

Schedule for Tuesday, January 9

Schedule for Wednesday, January 10

Schedule for Thursday, January 11