This is a good time of the year for you to be mindful of the annual performance appraisal process and deadline. Last year, thanks to your efforts, we achieved tremendous success with a 100% annual appraisal completion rate.
An annual performance appraisal is essential; it provides an important opportunity to discuss a staff member’s overall effectiveness, establish and review goals, continue the staff member’s professional development, and be sure expectations are discussed clearly.
Over the summer, many Berklee faculty members take advantage of the slower pace to finish projects they put on the back burner during the school year. The Office of Faculty Development in collaboration with Faculty Technology Services (FTS) sponsors institutes consisting of workshops, online training, and peer mentoring. These give participants an opportunity to define and realize personal projects in areas that involve the use of technology.
This Fall, ENVC-470, the Musical Theater chorus will be putting on a staged of the new musical BASTARD JONES. This is a for credit class. (This is the same kind of class as THE KISS this semester if you were involved with or saw that show. ) It is a Rock Musical but we are looking for leads with legit voices who can sing rock. There are also some great character parts.
This Fall, ENVC-370, the Musical Theater Ensemble class, will be putting on a revue celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Fenway Theater that became the BPC. The show will feature an 18 piece band with songs completely arranged by Berklee students including hits from Broadway shows as well as Jazz and contemporary favorites from 1910-2010. This is a for credit class.