Petaluma Student Success & Career Education Student Success Team

Fall 2021 Workshops

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Student Success Workshops are designed to provide students with strategies to enhance their academic learning. All workshops are organized, designed, and led by Student Success Peer Coaches. Join us remotely via Zoom ( No registration is necessary. 

Get Set-up for Success!
Tues, Aug 17th — 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

New Year, New Goals. Join your peers in a discussion of new year goals, and ways to make them stick! And make sure you are set up for a successful semester.
Syllabus: The framework for your class; lists due dates and class expectations.
Office Hours: Provides early opportunities to connect with your professor.
Canvas: Where you can access assignments and important documents.
Grades: Can see grades on Canvas—but be careful! They're not always what they seem.


Career Education Student Success: Search and Prepare for Internships
Tues, Sept 7th — 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Want to connect your classroom to the job market? Learn what steps you can take while earning your certificate or degree that can help you get an internship in your field of study. 


Navigating College as a 1st Generation Student
Tues, Sept 14th — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you the first in your family to go to college? This workshop helps first generation college students by answering un-asked questions you may have and help you with questions you have about college any what to expect. 

I Failed My First Test, Now What? 
Wed, Sept 22nd — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Did your first test not go as well as you planned? Come learn what to do next, how to bounce back, and develop strategies to do better on your next exam. 

Finding Time
Wed, Oct 6th — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Let's share ways to get time on your side, leaving time for yourself. This workshop will help you create a better online environment to better manage your time. 

Career Education Student Success: Communication & Collaboration
Wed, Oct 13th — 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Communication is something you do everyday - could you do it better? This workshop will help you evaluate your own skill level and ensure greater success in the workplace, in the classroom, and in life. Let's learn how to make a dream team and ese the process of finishing important tasks at hand.  


Career Education: Self Advocacy & Resilience in the Workplace
Wed, Nov 3rd — 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn how to improve your advocacy skills in the workplace, identify your communication style and strengthen your confidence to achieve the most satisfying outcomes for your future. 


Express Yo' Stress
Tues, Nov 16th — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

We know times can get stressful with only a few weeks left in the semester, that's why the Student Success Team invites you to Express Yo Stress. We will be holding a space to come together as a community and speak on the struggles we're experiencing as we get towards the end of the semester.

Finish the Semester Strong
Wed, Dec 8th — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

YOU DID IT! The end of the fall semester is coming right up. Come find out what steps you can take to prepare to finish the semester strong and reach your goals.