Title IX: It’s On Us

All members of the Harper College community, including students, employees, guests, and visitors, have the right to be free from gender-based or sexual misconduct in their educational pursuits at Harper. Please share this video with your students. Watch it in class....

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Learning Doesn’t Just Happen

Join us for the 9th Annual Assessment Conference and Share Fair to find out more about how assessment can improve student learning. Take a look at the agenda, attend all or part of the day. Date: Friday, September 29, 2017 Time: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Wojcik...

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Writing Strategies for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

In this seminar, faculty will learn different teaching strategies designed to assist deaf and hard of hearing students in their writing assignments in a variety of classrooms. While the seminar will be grounded in a history of ASL and deaf culture in the United...

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Mindfulness Sittings

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a term coined by scientist Jon Kabat-Zinn to describe a state of non-judgmental present awareness that can be calming to our body and mind. For more information, see this video. Sessions Thursdays, beginning August 31 12 p.m. -...

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Getting to Know Students From Day One

Written by Stephanie Whalen, Chair, Academy for Teaching Excellence What does your first day look like? Our former Academy chair, Pearl Ratunil, sometimes asks students to write about they wanted to be when they were 10 years old and then facilitates a lively...

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The Tireless Teams of Harper

Written by Stephanie Whalen, Chair, Academy for Teaching Excellence As we welcome you to the Fall 2017 semester, I want to share a little with you about why I think Harper College and the Academy for Teaching Excellence are so wonderful. When I was growing up in a...

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Represent! Wear Harper gear on Spirit Day Wednesdays

Our 50th Anniversary year provides an exciting opportunity to honor our proud past, affirm our present mission and impact, and aspire to an even stronger future. Show your 50th Anniversary Harper pride! Wear Harper-branded apparel or dress in Harper blue and gray...

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One Book, One Harper: Laughs

The Harper College Library's annual program for students, faculty, staff, and our community presents...Laughs. This 2017-2018 season, we've selected five titles to help you explore your personal sense of humor. There's something to keep everyone laughing. Modern...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Identifying Inequities in Our Schools Workshop

    September 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Mindfulness Sitting

    September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  3. Creating an Accessible Learning Environment for Students with Disabilities

    September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Contact Us

Phone: 847.925.6174
Email: academy@harpercollege.edu
Location: Building D, Room D281
Hours: Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.