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DidYouKnowDid You Know..

Did you know that CSI has

results from the Great 

Colleges to work for

 survey from last spring?

 Come to one of the three

 First Friday events on

 September 7, to get more

 information!

 
(Source: Annual WTN Report
)
 
Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6201
MotherStubberMother Stubber Trail Run Volunteers Needed
ONE VOLUNTEER NEEDED

One CSI certified driver is needed to help drive a van for the MotherStubber Trail Run from 6:30 a.m. - noon on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The driver will shuttle run participants down into the canyon before the race and back out after the race. 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Shelley McEuen.

Shelley McEuen
Professor of English
smceuen@csi.edu | 208.732.6541
MakerSpaceCheck Out Our New Maker Space


James Kellis
Program Manager / Instructor
Machining and Manufacturing
jkellis@csi.edu | 208.732.6379
LaPerronaLa Perrona Radio Interview



A local radio station called La Perrona from Lee Family Broadcasting in Jerome will be on campus from Monday, September 17, through Friday, September 21. The station will be broadcasting their show live from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day on the North side of the SUB, outside on the sidewalk. Currently, they are looking for people on campus who would like to interview for the show. You do not have to speak Spanish to interview. The types of things you could share may include information about a class you are teaching, a committee you are on, a fun event that you attended, or even what you like best about CSI.

Click here to sign up for an interview time if you are interested in sharing something about CSI with La Perrona's listeners. We encourage all students, faculty, staff, and community members to participate.

Kimberlee LaPray
Public Information Officer
klapray@csi.edu | 208.732.6299
HRTabHR TAB 210 Conference Room Open for Employee Meetings


We are happy to see so many employees using this lovely space. Privacy blinds are in, if needed, and all the presentation equipment is installed and working perfectly. Schedule your meeting for a one-time or ongoing event for up to 10 people using your Outlook meeting calendar.

Directions: To schedule the Conference Room, select your meeting day and time. Then click on Invite Attendees to open the Rooms tab beside the Location. Now find "HR TAB 210" in the Rooms drop-down tab and double click to select it. Only by choosing this from the Rooms tab will your reservation appear online. You will receive a confirmation by email that the room is available and booked for you when you save your meeting.

Bottled and hot water are always available. Contact Judy ( jheatwole@csi.edu) with any questions.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
EmployeePhotoUpcoming Employee Photo Session

Doug Maughan will be taking outdoor faculty/staff photos again from noon to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 in the vicinity of the tower. If you're a new employee or you haven't had your photo updated for a while, please feel free to drop by.

Doug Maughan
Photographer
dmaughan@csi.edu | 208.732.6262


FirstFridayFirst Friday - All You Can Eat Special



This year we're showing our appreciation for the CSI campus community with our First Fridays Series.
Faculty, Staff and Students can enjoy an all you care to eat lunch in Taylor Café for only $5.99 at our Appreciation Lunch.

Meal Plan holders, use your flex dollars and invite in a friend or treat your favorite staffer or faculty member.
If you're not on a plan, be sure to check out our website and learn how you can save money every day at https://csi.sodexomyway.com

We're looking forward to a great year and hope to see you there.

Taylor Café
Friday, September 7, 2018
11:30am - 1:30pm

Thank you,
Dining Services

First Fridays will continue throughout the academic year

Debbie Woodland
Sodexo
WellbeingRegister Now for Wellbeing Active Lifestyle Challenge, Starts Sept. 10
Be Active. Have fun.

The CSI Employee Wellbeing Fall Active Lifestyle Challenge promotes physical activity, good nutrition, and emotional wellbeing -- because it takes mind, body and spirit to lead a healthy lifestyle. Sign up for the six-week program to help you maintain or improve your health and wellbeing.

Our challenge begins Monday, September 10 and ends Friday, October 19. We are looking for Team Captains and employee participants NOW! Join a team to lead you through the challenge. Spouses are always encouraged to participate but are not eligible for incentives and rewards.

Register online to participate and report weekly progress. Mark that you "completed" your week or, if you're proud of your progress add your weekly totals and report them to earn incentives and final rewards. We will have a mid-challenge incentive and a completion reward from your Wellbeing Program at the end of the 6 weeks.

Remember to Record your progress on the Activity Journal. Journaling makes us all much more accountable to our goals!

Eating Healthy is an essential part of our challenge. It's easier than you think and you'll feel better for it!
Lifestyle activities earn extra points. Find ideas & points for activities and behaviors on the Move, Eat, Live form 

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
BookClubFaculty & Staff Book Club


Each session is limited to 20 participants. Kelli Ebersole is the point of contact and will be interoffice mailing the boos to participants. 

Kelli Ebersole
Administrative Assistant
kebersole@csi.edu | 208.732.6240


EarlyChildhoodEarly Childhood Education Conference on 09/29/18
Early Childhood Education Conference on 09/29/18

Early Childhood Education Conference

September 29, 2018, 8:30 AM - 4 PM

Early Childhood Education Conference - Teacher Framed, Child Led: A Look into Reggio Inspired Idaho Schools.

Presenters:
-Nichole Moos
-Riley Mott
-Anne Cirillo

Sign-in begins at 8:30 AM at the College of Southern Idaho Taylor Building, Room 276 and 277.

This conference is Idaho Stars Approved.

Registration Fee:
-$65.00 for Idaho AEYC members
-$75.00 for non-members
-$85 - Late Registration Fee
--Registration fee includes lunch
--Registration fee is non-refundable

Make checks payable to CSI

Send registration form by 9/21/18 to:
ATTN: Patty McFarling
PO Box 1238 Hepworth 122
Twin Falls, ID 83303

For more information, please contact Patty McFarling at 208-732-6884 or email pmcfarling@csi.edu


WellnessFairCSI Employee Health & Wellness Fair is October 12 at HSHS
We are combining our April health screenings with the November Men's Health Fair to create an Employee October Health and Wellness Fair for all! Please add this event to your calendar of things you most want to do this fall.  There's enough time for everyone to take a break and come see us.  All screening services are being offered by trained CSI medical/wellness staff and students. Results will be available immediately and explained as needed.
 
Your Doctor's Verification of current health exam/lab work is also welcome to enter the drawing for the most amazing prices we have ever offered. Watch for more news of those to follow.  Download and get your doctor's signature on the verification form and plan to turn it in during the week of the fair.  Watch for instructions on that submission.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269


HerrettHerrett Center Activities
Herrett Center for Arts and Science        
College of Southern Idaho
Museum, Planetarium, Observatory
Year round hours.
 
*Closed Sundays, Mondays, and federal holidays.
Tuesdays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fridays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Saturdays
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Day
         Time 
                Event
Sept. 4
6:00 pm
Reptile Revue.
7:00 pm
Dinosaurs at Dusk: The Origins of Flight.
Sept. 6
11:00 am
How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends? - Jane Yolen.
Sept. 7
7:00 pm
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity*
8:00 pm
Rock On Demand
Sept. 8
1:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
2:30 pm
Cosmic Colors*
3:30 pm
National Parks Adventure
4:30 pm
Violent Universe: Catastrophes of the Cosmos*
7:00 pm
Astronaut, Wall of China*
8:00 pm
National Parks Adventure
8:30 pm - midnight
Free monthly star party**
Sept. 11
7:00 pm
Dinosaurs at Dusk: The Origins of Flight
7:30 pm
Herrett Forum Lecture: The Effects of Light Pollution and How We Can Protect Our Night Sky by Betsy Mizzell.
Sept. 14
7:00 pm
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity*
8:00 pm
Rock On Demand
Sept. 15
1:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
2:30 pm
Cosmic Colors*
3:30 pm
National Parks Adventure
4:30 pm
Violent Universe: Catastrophes of the Cosmos*
7:00 pm
Astronaut, Wall of China*
8:00 pm
National Parks Adventure.
*Live Sky Tour
**Weather Permitting

For Now Showing Options at the Faulkner Planetarium  click here
For special events happening at the Herrett Center  click here
For astronomy events in the Centennial Observatory  click here.

Rick Greenawald
Manager, Faulkner Planetarium
rgreenawald@csi.edu | 208.732.6659


U-PickUpdated Hours for the U-Pick Garden

Naysa Shepherd
Student Service Specialist
nshepherd@csi.edu | 208.732.6400


ComEdJeromeCommunity Education Classes at the CSI Jerome Center

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
Dates: Sept 6 - 27
Days: Thursdays
Times: 6 - 8 p.m.
Instructor: Cesar Perez
Fee: $99
Location: CSI Jerome Center
Description: Are you wanting to learn practical Spanish that you can use on a daily basis?

Click here 
to sign up for this class or any other CSI Community Ed class. 


Anna Dovenmuehler
Jerome Center Coordinator
adovenmuehler@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
CommEdCSI Community Ed Classes in Twin Falls

BALLROOM DANCE
Dates: September 6 - 27
Days: Thursdays
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Leroy Hayes and Deborah Silver
Fee: $90 for a couple
Location: Gym 304

DIY WOODWORKING PROJECTS: CUSTOM PLAQUES WITH ANTIQUE FINISHING
Dates: September 6 - October 11
Days: Thursdays
Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $80 + $22 supply fee paid to the instructor
Location: Canyon 133
Instructor: Jessica Larsen

GLASS BLOWING - OPEN STUDIO
Dates: Thursdays, September 6 - October 11 or Mondays, October 15 - November 5
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $50 + $10/hour for supplies (paid to instructor)
Location: 496 Madrona
Instructor: Wes Overlin

REIKI LEVEL ONE: TRAINING & ATTUNEMENT
Dates: September 8 or October 6
Days: Saturday
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Shields 107
Instructor: Sandy March
Fee: $199
Description: Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. 

INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE GLASS BLOWING
Dates: September 10 - October 1
Days: Mondays
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $50 + $60 supplies (paid to instructor)
Location: 496 Madrona
Instructor: Wes Overlin

RUSSIAN MUSIC IN THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURIES
Dates: September 10 - November 26
Days: Mondays
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Instructor: Svetlana Schuckert
Fee: $50
Location: Desert 112

Click here 
to sign up for this class or any other CSI Community Ed class. 


Camille Barigar
Community Enrichment Director
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
BrownBagCSI Brown Bag Discussions

Monday Brown Bags - Students
Date: Starting Monday, September 10
Time: Noon
Location:  Outside of the TAB on the lawn 
Facilitators: Justin Vipperman, Matt Reynolds, Samra Culum, & Carolina Zamudio 
Topic: Engaged Learning
Recommended Audience: All students (CSI employees are welcome)

Monday Brown Bags - Employees
Date:  Starting Monday, September 10
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: TAB 210
Facilitators:  Jan Carpenter, Jacqlyn King, Tiffany Seeley-Case
Topic: Engaged Learning
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees

Friday Brown Bags
Date: Already started, we'll see you this Friday!
Time:  8:00 am
Location:  TAB 210
Facilitators:  Shane Brown & Mike LaPray
Topic:  Open Forum
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees

Friday Brown Bags
Date:  Already started, we'll see you this Friday!
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Location: HSHS 139 
Facilitators: Clay Wilkie & Evin Fox 
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees

CSI Brown Bag Committee
McVeyCSI Piano Celebration Presents Dr. Roger McVey
The CSI Piano Celebration series will present pianist Dr. Roger McVey in concert at 7:30 p.m. on September 7 in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets are $10/adults, $8/seniors, and $6/students and are available at the CSI Fine Arts Box Office.

This concert program, presented by pianist Roger McVey, will feature Schubert's final work for piano: the beautiful Sonata in B-flat major, D.960, completed just weeks before the composer's death in 1828. The program will also include some dazzling pieces by Franz Liszt, as well as the Sonata No. 3 by Emma Lou Diemer. Ms. Diemer is one of America's most eminent living composers, and this exuberant sonata was partially inspired by a trip to Argentina, incorporating tango rhythms and characteristics. 

Get a season pass which includes five concerts for the price of four. To purchase tickets contact Sue Miller at 208.732.6769 or smiller@csi.edu  

For more information contact the CSI Fine Arts Center at 732-6288.

Camille Barigar
Community Enrichment Director
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
HerrettForumSeptember Herrett Forum: "Light Pollution in the Night Sky"

Teri Fattig
Herrett Center Director
tfattig@csi.edu  | 208.732.6501
FlintknappingPrimitive Skills Workshop - Flintknapping

BEGINNING FLINTKNAPPING

Dates and Times: Sept. 11 and Sept. 14 ( 6 - 9 p.m.) and  Sept. 15 ( 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Cost: $50
Includes: All materials and pizza on Saturday

Learn the ins and outs of breaking rock in this exciting workshop! Assemble your own tool kit, learn some flintknapping lingo, and create a number of simple flaked obsidian tools. Through hands-on instruction and live demonstrations, this workshop will focus on the creation and recognition of expedient stone tools by the beginning flintknapper. Knapping safety will be emphasized for all students. Includes all class materials and lunch on Saturday.
 
Register early! Class sizes are limited and are be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Visit our website at herrett.csi.edu for more information, or call (208) 732-6655 to register.
 
Joey Heck
Exhibits/Collections Manager
jheck@csi.edu | 208.732.6668
ORCOutdoor Recreation Center Events

Sunset Paddle on the Snake
Dates: Sept.  13, and Sept. 27
Time:  5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Cost:  CSI Students $5 (7+ Credits), CSI Employees $16, Community Members $26

Come explore the Snake River via kayak with the CSI ORC! Experience the river and Pillar Falls like you haven't before! All gear plus a guide will be provided.  Call 208.732.6697 to register. Space is limited and there are no refunds!

Christa Gessaman
Outdoor Recreation Center Coordinator
cgessaman@csi.edu | 208.732.6697
GentriCSI Fine Arts Presents Gentri
GENTRI
September 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium

GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio is comprised of three highly trained tenors: Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. Pioneering a signature sound that can only be described as "Cinematic Pop," the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies. On the heels of their first album release, the Gents debuted their first music video to their original hit single, "Dare," which made international headlines on news outlets around the world, including ABC World News, NBC Nightly News and Inside Edition. GENTRI has performed with world-renowned talent, including international tenor sensation Alfie Boe, Tony Award-winning vocalist Idina Menzel, and legendary rock band Journey at the Stadium of Fire, the nation's largest Fourth of July firework celebration. Tickets are $34/adults or $14/children HS and under and are available at tickets.csi.edu, by calling 732-6288, or at the CSI Fine Arts Center Box Office.

Camille Barigar
Community Enrichment Director
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
DanceDance-A-Thon



Alejandra Hernandez
Multicultural Coordinator
mhernandez@csi.edu | 208.732.6312

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GuidedPathwaysGuided Pathways Recommendations


For Immediate Release
August 30, 2018

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)
Article: Guided Pathways Recommendations
By Debbie Critchfield, Vice President, Idaho State Board of Education

In June, Idaho State Board of Education President Dr. Linda Clark wrote a column about the efforts of a workgroup I am involved with that is looking for ways to better prepare all of Idaho's high school students for success after graduation.

The Guided Pathways workgroup convened during the summer to discuss barriers and develop solutions to prepare students to make college and career choices after high school. Those discussions helped us develop a list of recommendations addressing three areas:
  • Assist parents in guiding and supporting their student's path after high school 
  • Encourage students to start thinking and planning college and career choices
  • Improve the system so that the transition from high school to college is smoother
The State Board of Education was provided the list of recommendations earlier this month. As Dr. Clark stated in her earlier piece, the Guided Pathways recommendations "emphasize early learning, planning, guidance and preparation."

The workgroup prioritized the recommendations. At the top of the list is a "Parent Academy" program designed to engage with, and enlist parents in their child's education to better equip them to guide and assist their child along the way. The concept would be modeled after the University of Arizona's College Academy for Parents, where it has been successful. Variations of the Parent Academy are already being explored at Boise State University and the College of Southern Idaho.

Parent learning objectives for the Arizona program include:
  • Understanding the importance of maintaining a high grade point average in the core academic classes and how elementary coursework relates to future majors, degrees and careers
  • Learn about different types of colleges and universities and the outcomes associated with various degree levels
  • The critical role that parent's advice, encouragement and involvement can have in the level of education that their child can achieve
The Guided Pathways workgroup would like to replicate a version of this program in Idaho to help parents understand various options available to their child throughout their education. In order to launch the program, the Board approved a budget request to the legislature for a coordinator position at each of the eight public institutions to facilitate these academies.

The recommendations include providing transition coordinators or "near peers" (college students who advise students on what to expect and how to prepare for the postsecondary transition) in each of our high schools. The workgroup also recommends we find ways to free up our high school counselors to focus more time advising students. All too often, our counselors are called on to perform other duties in schools across the state, which take away from time spent advising students. The legislature provided additional funding to school districts and charter schools for college and career advising and mentoring programs starting in FY2017.

Other recommendations include improvements designed to bring a "system-ness" approach to our entire educational system. For example, adopting common high school and dual credit transcripts statewide would make it easier for school counselors to work with students taking dual credit courses from multiple institutions, help students by limiting the number of transcripts they need to transfer to the college they choose after high school, and help college registrars process incoming student transcripts.

The Guided Pathways concept is included in the recommendations developed by Governor Otter's Higher Education Task Force. Technical workgroups will need to be convened to work out details. I've included the full list (below) of all 16 recommendations listed in priority.

It is important to note the Guided Pathways recommendations do not favor pushing students to pick traditional college or career technical programs. They are designed to prepare students, with their parents' assistance, to make their own education and career plans. What we are ultimately trying to do is create a smoother pathway for our students to achieve successful employment.

Guided Pathways Workgroup - Prioritized Recommendations
  1. Parent Academy
  2. Communication/Outreach to parents and students, increased parent and student engagement
  3. Transition Coordinators or Near Peers statewide (in all high schools), consistent first year postsecondary experience
  4. Parental Portal - resource for college and career advising and career exploration
  5. Common Transcripts (HS/Dual Credit)
  6. School counselor roles/duties defined (eliminate non-school counselor duties from current tasks)
  7. Simplify Advanced Opportunities administration
  8. BEST, AVID, etc. (Student Type) programs funded/provided statewide
  9. Create a uniform K-12 career exploration class
  10. Liaison/better customer service/reduce confusion (between K-12 and postsecondary)
  11. Uniform technology (including postsecondary titles for advisors, single identified point of contact, consistent use of defined transition coordinator model)
  12. Senior Projects (expand to include more career exploration/internships) - require to be more meaningful
  13. New standards of Life Skills added to existing content standards
  14. College and Career Advising Centers around the state with trained staff in college and career advising
  15. 8th grade advising overhaul (start earlier)
  16. System-like approach to school district and charter school college and career advising plans (develop best practices)
Mike Keckler
Idaho State Board of Education
SeniorMathBoard Approves Proposed Rule Clarifying Senior Math Requirement


For Immediate Release
August 30, 2018

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)
BOARD APPROVES PROPOSED RULE CLARIFYING SENIOR MATH REQUIREMENT

The Idaho State Board of Education today approved a proposed role intended to update language and clarify Idaho's minimum high school graduation requirements, including clearing up confusion about Idaho's senior math requirement.

Idaho high school students must take math during their senior year in order to graduate. Previously, only students who earned six credits of math including calculus or higher-level math were exempt from the requirement. With the enactment earlier this year of Section 33-523, Idaho Code, a second exemption was created. The proposed rule adds an exemption for those students who earn eight math credits, including algebra II, prior to their senior year.

The proposed rule also expands the computer science courses that can count toward the required math and/or science credits.

Research shows the senior year math requirement is effective in preparing students for college-level math courses after they graduate.

The proposed rule also provides more guidance and clarification on how schools can structure the senior project requirement, including experience-based and inquiry-based learning gained through internships and similar opportunities. Senior projects may also be multi-year projects completed by a group or by individuals.

The proposed rule will publish in the October Bulletin and the public comment period will close on October 24, 2018. After the public comment period closes, the Board will hold a special meeting to consider a pending rule, which would be submitted to the Legislature for consideration. If approved, the rule would take effect at the end of the 2019 legislative session.

The public may submit comment to Tracie Bent, the Board's chief planning and policy officer at tracie.bent@osbe.idaho.gov

Mike Keckler
Idaho State Board of Education

SLMVSLMV Offers Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

With the program, you'll learn how you can integrate optimal nutrition, exercise and stress reduction tools into your life to make long-lasting lifestyle changes. Classes start in September. Free information sessions will be held on September 5.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
suicideDayCSI Recognizes World Suicide Day, Monday, September 10
Idaho is not unlike Montana for our national rate of suicide. According to the Department of Health and Welfare: "Although completed suicide is statistically rare, Idaho continually has some of the highest suicide rates in the U.S. In 2014, Idaho ranked 9th in number of suicides deaths per capita with a crude suicide rate of 19.6 deaths per 100,000 population. In 2015, Idaho's rate is 21.9."

Montana had the Highest Suicides Rate in the Country. Then Budget Cuts Hit

by Phil McCausland, Elizabeth Chuck and Annie Flanagan / Aug.28.2018

"The challenges Montana faces are many. It's sparsely populated - the fourth-largest state by area, it's 44th in population, with just over a million people - and it has less than a quarter of the mental-health care providers required to serve its residents, according to the Health Resources and Services Administration. A strong gun culture and high rate of heavy alcohol consumption fuel the problem, as does lack of daylight in the winter and high altitude, which have both been linked to depression. And then there's the stigma associated with reaching out for help, which many Montanans see as a sign of weakness."

"We have a perfect storm when it comes to suicide," said Karl Rosston, suicide prevention coordinator for Montana's Department of Public Health and Human Services. "We have a lot of factors that are all happening at the same time."

"Then, last year, came another blow: Facing a projected $227 million budget shortfall, Montana's Republican-led legislature and Democratic governor made cuts to the state's health department, including to mental health funding. As a result, more than 100 mental health professionals were laid off across the state and 10 rural health care programs were forced to close because they couldn't afford to pay their employees, according to the Behavioral Health Alliance of Montana, an advocacy group for the state's mental health providers."


If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text TALK to 741741 or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
IDEOIDEO Conference & High School Dance Festival
When: Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 (Teacher Workshop)
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 (Conference & HS Dance Festival)

Where: College of Southern Idaho, 315 Falls Ave, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

Why: Professional Development & Networking for educators, Professional Development Credit for K-12 educators, and the HS Dance Festival prepares serious dance students to be college dance majors. Networking with college dance programs, performance opportunity, and master classes in several genres. International Keynote Presenter, Cassie Meador.

How: Register now online at http://ideo2018conference.bpt.me

The 4th Annual IDEO Conference: "Deepening through Dialogue: Effective Methods of Feedback in Dance Education and Beyond". The conference offers us a chance to share great practices and move forward the field of dance education in Idaho. IDEO welcomes dance educators from across the state of Idaho and surrounding region. We will strategize and share ways to advocate for, analyze, and advance dance education in our schools, communities, and state. We invite you to join us in Twin Falls, Idaho at the College of Southern Idaho Dance Program and share your dance talents, and your vision for the future of dance education. The conference also offers opportunities for dance educators, dance studio owners, PreK-12 educators, high school dance students, and dance science researchers with movement sessions, panel discussions, paper presentations, mock audition for high school students and networking opportunities. Conference registration includes continental breakfast (7-8am), lunch, awards ceremony, member meeting, and admittance to the conference closing concert (6-8pm)

Click here to see the conference schedule.

Ashley Sandau
Visual and Performaing Arts - Dance
asandau@csi.edu | 208.732.6353


HealthCareSummit2nd 2018 All Employer Healthcare Summit
Jordan Gentry
Training Coordinator, SBDC
jordangentry@csi.edu | 208.732.6455

NutcrackerNutcracker Auditions Begin 9/21/18


September 21, from 4 - 8:30 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium

Open Auditions! The Eugene Ballet- Toni Pimble, artistic director will be coming to Twin Falls to perform the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, on December 11, and 12, 2018. We need your help to fill the roles of Baby Mice, Angels, Bon Bons, Party Guests, and Flowers. Don't miss your chance to dance on stage with a professional ballet company! The Eugene Ballet requests that all participants arrive at the audition at least 15 minutes prior to the audition time and be ready to dance (dressed and stretched). Because of how the auditions are ran, late-comers will not be allowed to audition. Rehearsals will fall on Saturdays in October, November, and December with Rayni Capps. There will be a $5 audition fee. Nutcracker audition times are as follows:

* 4:00 - Baby Mice / Ages 5-7 / no height requirement / 1 yr ballet pref.
* 4:30 - Angels / Ages 7-9 / must be under 4'6" / 1 yr. ballet min.
* 5:00 - Bon Bons / Ages 9-11 / must be under 5' / 2 yr. ballet min.
* 6:15 - Party Children / Ages 11-15 / must be under 5'2" / 3 yr. ballet min.
* 8:00 - Waltz of the Flowers / Ages 12-18 / 5'2" and over / 3 yr. pointe min.

Camille Barigar
Community Enrichment Director
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
 Alzheimers2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Magic Valley 9/22
Join the fight for Alzheimer's First Survivor at CSI!

-10 AM: Registration
-11 AM: Ceremony
-11:30 AM: Walk

Register for the walk here: alz.org/walk

For more information, please contact Danielle Lyda at 208-631-0391 or  Dmlyda@alz.org
ComicsandCoffeeComics and Coffee 9/26

CJ Rasmusson
Circulation Supervisory, Twin Falls Public Library
crasmusson@twinfallspubliclibrary.org
AlturasAlturas Institute, Conversations with Exceptional Women

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

HealthOccupationsHealth Occupation Day 9/28


Heather Barnes
Admissions Coordinator
hbarnes@csi.edu | 208.732.6230
Leadercast2018Leadercast 2018: Nourishing Greatness 9/28



Join the Idaho SBDC at CSI, the United Way of South Central Idaho, and First Federal for exclusive lunch and learns. Our Nourishing Greatness Luncheons offer you the opportunity to watch exclusive Leadercast materials, network with colleagues, and enjoy a delicious lunch, all while growing your leadership skills.

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Small Business Development Center
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