Faculty Development

 Faculty Awards

 Faculty Achievement

Purpose: To recognize faculty for their teaching excellence.


The Faculty Achievement Award is open to full-time faculty, counseling faculty, and library faculty (with the exception of temporary full time faculty) * who have completed a minimum of four consecutive full-time years of service at EPCC, and have not received this award within the past three years. Students, faculty, staff or administrators can nominate any faculty member for this award. Evaluation is completed by the Faculty Professional Development Committee and honorees are recognized at the Recognition Dinner in the Spring. The college will pay for recipients of this award to attend the 2016 Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching. In addition, recipients will receive a $500 cash award.


* Temporary full time faculty are eligible for the Adjunct Faculty Award.

 

Nomination Form (MS Word)


 

 Aug. 28, 2015

 Announcement of award and application procedures.

 

 Sept. 11, 2015

 Nominations are due in the Faculty Development Office, Valle Verde Campus, room A2419 by noon.

 Sept. 18, 2015

 Faculty Development Office will check eligibility and notify nominees.

 Oct. 8, 2015

Nominees should forward all required documents to the Faculty Development Office by this date by 5 p.m.

FIVE Copies of everything in binders are required. 

 Oct. 12 to Nov. 26, 2015

Faculty Professional Development Committee reviews documents

 By Nov. 4, 2015

Faculty Professional Development Committee reviews documents and submits recommendations to the Vice President of Instruction. 

November 2015

Announcement of winners.

 Apr/May 2016

Recognition by President at the College Recognition Dinner. 


 Adjunct Achievement

Purpose: To promote teaching excellence among the adjunct faculty in each division, and to recognize their efforts.

 

The Adjunct Faculty Achievement Award is open to all adjunct (part-time) counseling faculty, library faculty and teaching faculty who have taught two semesters in the previous two years and who are not full-time employees of EPCC.  Both credit and non-credit faculty members are eligible for this award.  Lecturers are included in this group.  Nominees must have taught a minimum of two completed semesters at EPCC and have not received this award within the past three years.  Students, faculty, or staff can nominate adjunct faculty for this award.  An individual can nominate only one faculty member per year for this award.

The winners will be recognized at the annual College Recognition Dinner to be held in the spring of 2015. In addition, the winners are awarded registration and hotel accommodations to the Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching in October 2015 and will receive $500. 


  

Available to: All adjunct faculty.


 

Nomination Form (MS Word) 

 

Adjunct Announcement (MS Word)


 

Jan. 20, 2016

Announce Award and Nomination Process

Feb. 12, 2016

Nominations due to Faculty Development Office, Valle Verde, A2419, no later than 5:00 p.m.

Feb. 15, 2016

Nominees notified of nomination.

Feb. 29, 2016

Nominees packets are due to Faculty Development Office, Valle Verde, A2419, no later than 5:00 p.m.

March 1 to March 21, 2016

Nominee packets reviewed by the Faculty Professional Development Committee.

March 25, 2016

Faculty Professional Development Committee reviews documents and submits recommendations to the Vice President of Instruction and Workforce Education

April 1, 2016

Announcement of winners.

April 2016

Presentation of plaques by President at College Recognition Dinner.


 Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award

Purpose: To recognize faculty for their teaching excellence.

One faculty is nominated per Division.  The Piper Award is open to full-time faculty members who have completed a minimum of four consecutive years of service at EPCC and have not received this award within the past three years. The Faculty Professional Development Committee reviews the information packets submitted by the nominees.  One faculty member will be selected annually from all College nominees.  The Piper nominee will complete a Piper Foundation form which is submitted to the state level for consideration.  The nominee will receive as stipend to attend the Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching and $500.  Evaluation criteria are available at the Faculty Development Office.


 

Available to: All full-time faculty.


August 28, 2015

Dean/Director should appoint a Nominating Committee.  The Faculty Nominating Committee of each division will nominate one eligible faculty based on the selection criteria.

September 9, 2015

Names of faculty nominated should be submitted by the Faculty Nominating committee through the respective Dean/Director to the Faculty Development Office.

September 11, 2015

Faculty Development Office will notify nominees.

October 9, 2015

Nominees should forward required documents to the Faculty Development Office by 5:00 p.m.

October 19 to October 30, 2015

Faculty Professional Development Committee will review and rate all nominations.

Nov. 4, 2015

Faculty Professional Development Committee reviews documents and submits recommendations to the Vice President of Instruction and Workforce Education.

November 2015

College nominee is announced.

April or May 2016

Plaque and $500 are presented by President at the College Recognition Dinner.

Summer 2016

The nominee will complete Piper Professor nomination forms.

Oct. 2, 2016

The nominee completes forms and submits them to Faculty Development Office for review.

Nov. 2016

The completed nomination forms are submitted to the President for final approval and forwarded to Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.


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