Introducing The Carpentries Sponsorship Program
The Carpentries is piloting a sponsorship programme in 2021- 2022.
Learn more about the context, sponsorship incentives and more in this blog post https://carpentries.org/blog/2021/10/announcing-carpentries-sponsorship-program/
The Carpentries Community Development Program
The Community Development Team (CDT) is excited to announce the launch of its Q4 project to develop the Community Development Program, a program that will build capacity in community management to support our subcommunities. Learn more.
Announcing CarpentryCon @ Home 2022
Planning is underway for the next virtual CarpentryCon next year. Learn more about the event and how you can help support the planning and execution of the event by reading this blog post by Carpentries Director of Community Alycia Crall.
Hacktoberfest 2021 - Glosario Contribution Drive
For the second year, The Carpentries is asking for your help expanding Glosario, the open source, multilingual glossary of data science terms as part of Hacktoberfest.
Learn more about Hacktoberfest and how you can contribute in this blog post.
Community Discussion: New Instructors and What to Expect
If you missed Danielle Sieh's, The Carpentries Workshop Administrator, community discussion on "New Instructors and what to expect when participating in the planning of their first workshop" on Tuesday October 10 at 1300 UTC, you can find the slides for the presentation https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1mshOPkHflI_5AoGANzX9g854ToItH9jEO-sMOt6ZqAE/edit#slide=id.g3b8317a2f2_1_29.
If you have any questions about teaching your first workshop, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Updates from the Instructor Development Committee
The Workshops Team will be taking over IDC support next year. As part of this transition, we are examining our current offboarding and onboarding processes for the committee. The following are next steps:
We will recruit new members of the IDC in January 2022 and plan to onboard them in February 2022. Current IDC members will support selection of new members from the applicant pool and attend the first meeting of the new cohort.
Existing IDC members will be offboarded at the end of October so they do not have to serve beyond the time they initially committed to. This will leave a gap in service between November 2021-January 2022, but members of the Core Team have agreed to support committee activities during this transition period as needed.