Teaching For Community Resilience (TFCR)

About

Teaching For Community Resilience (TFCR) is a year-long, theoretical and practical investigation of the intersection between public education and community resilience. Participants work individually and together to reimagine and (re)enact how public higher education can contribute to the resilience of WNC communities.  

Faculty in any discipline from the following institutions are eligible to apply: AB Tech, App State University, Isothermal CC, Mayland CC, Southwestern CC, Tri-County CC, Wilkes CC & UNCA.  Fellowships are stipended.

Information Session

Links for information session on October 14th:
Slide deck
Recording of Session

Fellowships Available

Planning Fellows

Applications Closed

Design Fellows

Applications Closed

Fellowships Available

Planning Fellows (Applications Closed)

October - December 2021 

  • Apply by Oct 22nd
  • Meet (3 times) and collaborate virtually to draft initial curricula framing of tFcr

January - April, 2022 

  • Facilitate three highly participatory meetings that explore of the tFcr framework 
  • Create space for all participants to bring and share frames, literatures and perspectives that enrich and complicate the group’s understanding of tFcr
  • Support and foster Design Participants as they develop a summer pedagogical engagement

May - August

  • Attend 2 or 3 local pedagogical engagements and provide the Design Participants feedback and reflection on the experiences
  • Create presentation for capstone meeting on salient learning experiences

September 

  • Attend and give presentation at capstone meeting

Design Fellows (Applications Closed)

January - April, 2022 

  • Attend three highly participatory meetings that explore of the tFcr framework 
  • Contribute frames, literatures and perspectives that enrich and complicate the group’s understanding of tFcr
  • Design develop a summer pedagogical engagement

May - August 

  • Conduct summer pedagogical engagement in local community; meet with Planning Participants for feedback and reflection 
  • Create presentation for capstone meeting on salient learning experiences

September 

  • Attend and give presentation at capstone meeting