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EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTION



Procedure for Evaluation of Teaching Contract Faculty

Tenure track contract faculty members shall be evaluated annually during the first four years of employment. Each contract faculty member will be evaluated in each area of contract responsibility. All evaluations will be conducted during the fall semester unless there are extenuating circumstances. Spring evaluations will only take place with prior approval by the Supervising Administrator.


The evaluations shall include:


*Peer and Supervising Administrator observations

*Student Evaluations

*Self evaluation

*Peer evaluation

*Supervising Administrator evaluation


Contract Faculty Procedure

Contract Teaching Faculty Process (Fall Semester)

Contract Teaching Faculty Process (Spring Semester)


Procedure for Evaluation of Non-Teaching Contract Faculty

Evaluations for non-teaching contract faculty will occur during the first four academic years of employment. The evaluations will include a self-evaluation, and, if applicable, observations of the faculty member providing services to students by the supervising educational administrator and a peer review committee during the fall semester of each academic year. Student evaluations, if applicable, will also be administered after receiving services during the fall semester.


The evaluations shall include:


*Peer and Supervising Administrator observations

*Student evaluations (if applicable)

*Self evaluation

*Peer evaluation

*Supervising Administrator evaluation


Contract Faculty Procedure

Contract Non-Teaching Faculty Process (Fall Semester)

Contract Non-Teaching Faculty Process (Spring Semester)


Procedure for Evaluation of Non-tenure Track Faculty

Non-tenure track contract faculty members shall be evaluated annually. Each contract faculty member will be evaluated in each area of contract responsibility. All evaluations will be conducted during the fall semester unless there are extenuating circumstances. Spring evaluations will only take place with prior approval by the Supervising Administrator. Forms will be the same as the other contract faculty with regard to teaching and non-teaching.

The evaluations shall include:


*Peer and Supervising Administrator observations

*Student evaluations (if applicable)

*Self evaluation

*Peer evaluation

*Supervising Administrator evaluation



Procedure for Evaluation of Adjunct Lecturers

Adjunct lecturers shall be evaluated for a minimum of one class section per discipline for the first two semesters of teaching. From the third semester onward, if any new disciplines are taught, the adjunct lecturer shall be evaluated a minimum of one class section per discipline.  After the first two semesters, the adjunct lecturer shall be evaluated a minimum of once every third calendar year of teaching.

The evaluations shall include:


*Division Chair (or designee) and Supervising Administrator observations

*Student Evaluations

*Division Chair (or designee) recommendation

*Supervising Administrator optional meeting


Adjunct Faculty Procedure

Teaching Adjunct Faculty Process

Non-Teaching Adjunct Faculty Process


Procedure for Evaluation of Teaching Tenured Faculty

Tenured faculty members (professor) shall be evaluated every third year upon attaining tenure. Each professor will be evaluated in each area of contract responsibility. All evaluations will be conducted during the fall semester unless there are extenuating circumstances.

The evaluations shall include:


*Student evaluations (if applicable).

*Self-evaluation.

*Statement of Compliance.

*Professor’s evaluation meeting with Supervising Administrator.


Tenured Faculty Procedure

Tenured Faculty Process


Procedure for Evaluation of Non-teaching Tenured Faculty

Tenured faculty members (professor) shall be evaluated every third year upon attaining tenure. Each professor will be evaluated in each area of contract responsibility. All evaluations will be conducted during the fall semester unless there are extenuating circumstances.

The evaluations shall include:


*Student evaluations (if applicable).

*Self-evaluation.

*Statement of Compliance.

*Professor’s evaluation meeting with Supervising Administrator.


Tenured Faculty Procedure

Tenured Faculty Process