Celebrating our 20th anniversary and with an outstanding attendance of 25 presidents and representatives from our current 41 institutional members; HETS celebrated its summer Board Meeting on June 19 and 20, 2014 in New York. This meeting was hosted by Lehman College. The Board meeting closes the academic year 2013-2014 with positive report on our second year of Strategic plan results, and envisioning numerous new projects for next academic year, including the election of the new Board Officers.
Among the news HETS shared with the Board were highlighted the major activities to support the organizational programmatic goals such as: the development of tailored online workshop offerings; additional tools and services added to the HETS Virtual Plaza and also a summary of the 2014 Best Practices Showcase Conference. Other HETS initiatives shared with the Board included; the results of the Online Journal publication, HETS Spanish online workshops and the self-paced online workshops in English offered during fall semester.
Concurrent with the meeting, Lehman College presented its Technology Showcase event in which faculty members exposed their Best Practices in Teaching with Technology. The event was also transmitted live through Lehman’s College U-Stream Channel. Soon the link to access these outstanding presentations will be included in this website for the benefit of those that couldn’t attend face to face. For more details on this event visit: HETS Technology Showcase event.
We look forward to continue strengthening our HETS initiatives the upcoming year to foster a greater collaboration among all of our affiliates and widen our partnerships with other organizations, as we continue celebrating 20 years of continuous services. For more information about HETS projects, please contact the HETS office anytime.