Workshops for Full-Time Faculty

Picture1Workshops for full-time faculty support you throughout your career by providing education opportunities on contractual topics from the tenure process through D-to-E movement.

Review the CODFA Agreement here

Fall Semester 2018

Registration is not required, but we do appreciate sign-ups for planning purposes.

Navigating the Tenure Process
Friday October 19
2:30-3:30 p.m.
SRC 2032

A one hour workshop that will help you identify the purpose of evaluations, understand the importance of record keeping, and illuminate the tenure procedure as written in the contract. Facilitators: Nancy Feulner and Jude Geiger

Alternative Credit for Range Change
Tuesday, October 23
2:30-3:30 p.m.
BIC 1A03

Alternative credit can be granted for range change to full-time Faculty members who have participated in professional development/scholarly activities pertinent to their teaching. Such activities include presentations at a conference, publishing, research, conference and workshop attendance, public art exhibitions, outside work experiences, etc. Learn more about this process and how to apply. Facilitator: Joe Moran

Put Your PEP in Place
Tuesday, November 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. – HSC 2120
Friday, November 9, 2:30-3:30 p.m. – SRC 2032

Welfare advises faculty members file a Personal Education Plan (PEP) prior to May, 2019 – is your PEP in place? This session will give you an opportunity to draft your PEP in a workshop-setting, using faculty feedback, best practices and sample PEPs from across campus as your guide. Facilitator: Jenn Kelley

Sabbaticals and One-Semester Leaves
Friday, November 9
12-1 p.m.
SRC 2032

Join us for an overview of the contractual requirements for one-semester and sabbatical leaves. Come and hear from previous sabbatical/leave recipients as well as receive insight and recommendations prior to submitting your applications!  Facilitator: Debra Smith

Range Change Workshop
Tuesday, November 13
2:30-3:30 pm
HSC 2120

Are you taking full advantage of range change opportunities? Are you leaving your valuable professional development money on the table? This hour-long session will help you understand the range change process and various ways to earn credit to move ranges. Discussion will also cover PEPs and D to E portfolios. Facilitator: Denise Cote

 Workshop Materials

The following areas represent topics that we have covered in workshops to-date. If there is a subject you would like to learn more about, please contact the FPD Coordinator.

Navigating the Tenure Process

All handouts from the Navigating the Tenure Process workshop are available on the CODFA discussion board.

  • “Navigating the Tenure Process” workshop presentation slides (3/16/18)
  • Non-Tenure Evaluation Checklist
  • The Importance of Navigating the Tenure Process

Evaluation forms are all available from the Forms Library on the Inside COD portal [requires login].

Alternative Credit

IEA & NEA Benefits

PEP Planning

Please note: Sample PEPs and PEP worksheets are for planning purposes only – they are not contractual documents.

Sabbatical & Semester Leave

Important Dates:

December 1st
Submit application form to your Dean or appropriate administrator for a sabbatical/leave taken in the following academic year
by January 20th
All application materials shall be received by the Committee
February 28th
Committee makes recommendations to the President

For more information, visit the Sabbaticals & One-Semester Non-Teaching Assignments (Leaves) guide at 

Range Change

Information on D-to-E, including the process from movement to E-range, is available as part of the E-Range Portfolio Rubric, available from InsideCOD [requires login].

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