On Saturday, April 8, we held our annual Contingent Faculty Issues Conference at South Seattle College's Georgetown Campus. We offered workshops, tabletop discussions on certain topics, role playing a group visit with a legislator, and free breakfast and lunch.
The conference brought together faculty members from several community colleges. The workshops were led by faculty members.
Here are documents that were shared with participants:
A visual map of regional cohorts based on locations of locals.
Resolutions passed by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges in March of this year, one of which is a resolution to resume Best Practices for Part-time Faculty.
Decision made by the Employment Security Commissioner regarding an instructor's elibility for unemployment insurance.
Document on tenure process and language for advancing part-time faculty.
Sample contract language for tenure process.
Bylaws of Renton Technical College faculty union regarding part-time faculty.
Constitution of Renton Technical College faculty union regarding part-time faculty.
- Making Gains for Contingent Faculty at the Local Level
- PowerPoint Presentation on Unemployment Insurance Benefits
- Handout for Workshop on Developing Regional Cohorts
Click here to see photos from this year's conference.
For more information, contact Richard Burton at email@example.com or 206-225-0621.