Faculty Development

Adjunct Certification Training

Adjunct Certification Training 2022-2023

Thank you for your interest in the Adjunct Certification Training (ACT)!

Prerequisite:  Participants should complete iTeach before entering the ACT Program.  To enroll in iTeach, please contact Ed Lovitt, Director of Educational Technology and Distance Learning.

Goal: To provide tools and resources that assist adjunct faculty in becoming more effective educators in the classroom. Upon completion, the adjunct instructor should be:

  • Cognizant of the college’s mission
  • Aware of policies and procedures of the academic branch
  • Comfortable in the college’s learning community
  • Equipped with more resources to enhance student learning in the classroom

Requirements: Participants complete the following requirements within a two-year period:

  • All nine required modules
  • Minimum of one elective module
  • Updated Individual Development Plan or Professional Development Portfolio signed by your supervisor
  • Reflective Journal upon completion of the program.

Stipend and recognition: Adjunct faculty who complete the ACT program will receive a one-time stipend in the amount of $800 and will be honored at the Lieberman Awards dinner during the spring semester.

  • Those completing all requirements by November 15 will receive stipend payment in January.
  • Those completing all requirements by March 15 will receive stipend payment in May.

Instructions for enrolling in ACT courses can be found here.

Required Modules

Creating a Learner-Centered Syllabus
Valerie Mann
Wednesday 9/7/22 6pm - 9pm 30007
Saturday 2/25/23 9am -12pm  30008 **Please note, new date of 2/25/2023 is not reflected in BANNER Registration.
Partnering with Student Services for Student Success
MargE Shelly and Pam Vassar
Thursday 8/24/22 6pm - 9pm  30009
Saturday 2/4/23 9am-12pm    30010  ****CANCELED****
Online Learning Tools
Paul McCourt
Thursday 9/1/22 6pm - 9pm  30011  Cancelled
Saturday 3/4/23 9am - 12pm 30012
Assessment and Curriculum:  Understanding the Connections
Microteaching and Classroom Video Recording
Deana Miller
Wednesday 9/21/22 6pm - 9pm 30013
Saturday 1/28/23 9am - 12pm 30014
Pedagogy and Classroom Leadership
Suneetha Menon
Monday 10/10/22 6pm - 9pm 30015
Saturday 4/1/23 9am - 12pm 30016
Active Learning
Megan Doyle
Wednesday 9/28/22 6pm - 9pm 30017
Saturday 4/8/23 9am - 12pm 30018 *Please note, new date of 4/8/2023 is not reflected in BANNER Registration.
Intercultural Communications   
Cathy Schrag                                     
Wednesday 10/19/22 6pm - 9pm 30019
Saturday 3/25/23 9am - 12pm  30020
Engage Your Students with Technology
Lisa Parrott
Wednesday 10/26/22 6pm – 9pm 30027
Saturday 4/22/23 9am – 12pm  30028

Elective Modules

High Impact Practices
Melissa Nolan
Wednesday 10/5/22 6pm - 8pm 30021
Saturday 4/15/23 9am – 11am 30022
Flipping the Classroom
Heather Seitz
Thursday 11/10/22 6pm - 8pm  30023
Saturday 2/18/23 9am – 11am  30024
Strengths-Based Classroom
Rebecca Kastendick
Wednesday 9/14/22 6pm - 8pm 30025
Saturday 2/11/23 9am – 11am 30026