Full-time tenured academic employees teaching classes must submit a concise written proposal outlining his/her plan for three years which will maintain or improve teaching effectiveness. This plan must be agreed upon by the supervising administrator and the academic employee. Think of this plan as a dynamic document which may be changed within the three year period depending on changes in priorities or emerging professional development activity opportunities as well as changes in teaching assignments. Also note that approval for PDUs must show a direct link to the teaching effectiveness plan (See Appendix A of the contract). Consult the College Service Obligation portion in the contract to get an idea of other activities which may be addressed in the TEP. Other issues that may be included in this plan:
Professional/technical faculty must design a teaching effectiveness plan that is approved by the appropriate supervising administrator and incorporates the following elements:
The Skill Standards resources on the Professional-Technical Faculty Certification page of the SBCTC website are useful in developing a teaching effectiveness plan. Please see the Outline for Teaching Effectiveness Plan for additional guidance.
Full-time temporary academic employees with a teaching assignment employed for more that one consecutive year must develop, with approval from the supervising administrator, a concise teaching effectiveness plan by the end of fall quarter of the second year of employment. This plan will outline activities for a term to be mutually determined between the employee and the administrator which will detail how the faculty will improve and/or maintain his/her teaching effectiveness. Consult the College Service Obligation in the contract to get an idea of other activities which may be addressed in the TEP. Other issues that may be included in this plan:
The teaching effectiveness professional development plan (see the Faculty Contract | Appendix H). includes a set of long-range and quarterly goals with supporting activities, that are mutually agreed upon by the probationer and the probationary review committee.
Below are some tips & templates to use for tenure track faculty goals & objectives.
Tenure Track Faculty Goals & Objectives Template (also Appendix H in faculty contract)