Faculty Development

Faculty Awards

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 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 2017 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. 26, 2016

 Announcement of award and application procedures.

 

 Sept. 9, 2016

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

 Sept. 16, 2016

 Faculty Development Office will check eligibility and notify nominees.

 Sept. 30, 2016

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. 10 to Oct. 24, 2016

Faculty Professional Development Committee reviews documents

 Nov. 2, 2016

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

November 2016

Announcement of winners.

Apr/May 2017

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 2017. In addition, the winners are awarded registration and hotel accommodations to the Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching in October 2017 and will receive $500. 


  

Available to: All adjunct faculty.


 

Nomination Form (MS Word) 

 

Adjunct Announcement (MS Word)


 

Jan. 2, 2017

Announce Award and Nomination Process

Feb. 13, 2017

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

Feb. 15, 2017

Nominees notified of nomination.

Feb. 27, 2017

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

March 1 to March 24, 2017

Nominee packets reviewed by the Faculty Professional Development Committee.

March 27, 2017

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

April 3, 2017

Announcement of winners.

April 2017

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 26, 2016

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 7, 2016

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

September 9, 2016

Faculty Development Office will notify nominees.

October 7, 2016

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

October 17 to October 28, 2016

Faculty Professional Development Committee will review and rate all nominations.

Nov. 2, 2016

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

November 2016

College nominee is announced.

April or May 2017

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

Summer 2017

The nominee will complete Piper Professor nomination forms.

September 30, 2017

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

Nov. 2017

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


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