Adjunct Faculty Association

Learning & Engagement for Adjunct Development (LEAD) Conference

The AFA invites all MCC Faculty, Staff and the Student community to join us at our Spring 2021 Adjunct Faculty LEAD Conference.

The Learning and Engagement for Adjunct Development (LEAD) conference will empower you to teach with excellence.This conference focuses on best practices in teaching and learning. Faculty and Adjunct staff will come together and share their teaching initiatives that they have implemented and proven successful in improving student academic performance. Details on the LEAD Conference are as follow:

Dates: Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2021. The conference begins at 9am with concurrent breakout sessions at 11am and 1pm on both days. Breakout sessions will run 60 min.

Location: Virtual - This event will be recorded and available for viewing post conference

Key Speaker: Dr. Tyrone Holmes. (check these two short videos on his website.)

Organizers: Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI), and Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA).

Spring 2021 General Conference Theme: Instructional Excellence In Today's Changing Higher Education Environment

AFA Roles: Conference Workshop Session Design Support| Session Facilitation |Committee Service. All Adjunct Faculty is welcome to join us in planning and delivering this event.

Contact: To participate in delivering a presentation or to assist with the organization of the conference, please contact your AFA Representative Marta Serpas at: or the MCLI Adjunct Faculty Coordinator: Gail Haase at:

This event is organized by the Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA) and Maricopa Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI). LEAD is a professional development event specifically designed for adjunct faculty in the Maricopa Community College District.