Catalyst 2022 | Jan 24 & 25

Catalyst is Mesa's teaching conference held every spring Flex week hosted by Mesa's Faculty Professional Learning Committee (FPLC).

Goals of Catalyst

  • provide just-in-time support to Mesa faculty preparing spring courses.
  • create a space for teaching conversations across disciplines at Mesa.

This year Catalyst will be held fully online incorporating both synchronous and asynchronous professional learning opportunities over a three day period.

2022 Catalyst fully online!

Two days with live Zoom sessions each morning. Afternoons will consist of asynchronous activities available in Canvas.

Schedule Sessions & Times

Catalyst 2022 Schedule

Catalyst 2021 Zoom Recordings




Session Formats:
1. 15-minute Lightning Round (10-minute presentation plus 5 minutes of Q&A)
2. Poster Presentation (1-hour session with multiple posters displayed)
3. 80-minute Workshop (interactive session)

Proposal Elements*
1. Title
2. Brief description (approximately 25 words)
3. Detailed description (approximately 150 words)
4. Outcomes (What will attendees learn from participating in your session?)
5. LOFT professional learning focus area
6. Keywords

Proposal Criteria:
The following will be used to evaluate proposals.
1. Clarity
2. Relevance to FPLC's purpose (see above)
3. Appeal/Currency

*Please check your submission for typos as the content may be used in the Catalyst! program.

Proposal submissions due: Sunday, October 20, 2019.