FPD Committee & Contact

Faculty Professional Development Committee @ WCC Mission: To promote excellence in pedagogy, through dynamic, responsive events & resources, for faculty, by faculty The Faculty Professional Development Committee supports all part-time, adjunct, and full-time faculty at WCC. Our programs are designed around issues central to teaching & learning and the development and implementation of improved classroom …

Looking for online professional development opportunities? If you take courses from the Lynda.com Faculty Playlist, you can earn PD Credit (full-time faculty) or PD Stipends (part-time & adjunct faculty). How to Access Faculty Playlist Go to Lynda.com Faculty Playlist (bookmark playlist for future access) Sign-in to Lynda If prompted with the following, message, click Continue …

This year we’re using a new system for you to view, register, and track professional development sessions–KALPA! We’re no longer using Guidebook. So if you’re a full-time faculty member looking for PD sessions that count toward your required 16 hours or a part-time or adjunct looking to find PD sessions that count toward a stipend, …

New Professional Development Requirements

The new contract language requiring all full-time faculty to complete 16 hours of professional development each year is an exciting opportunity for the Faculty Professional Development Committee to help bring you the PD you want or help you facilitate the PD sessions you want to provide to your colleagues! There are a lot of questions …

Part-Time & Adjunct Faculty Institute Information

All part-time and adjunct faculty are welcome to take part in the Faculty Institute at any time during the semester. The Institute encourages part-time and adjunct faculty to engage in professional development at WCC and earn monthly stipends. Part-time and adjunct faculty will receive a $25 stipend for attending professional development sessions offered by the …

Student Feedback During The Semester: Getting Useful Answers

by Lisa Rombes, Mathematics How is this class working for my students? Do you ever wonder what your students really think of the class you have designed, or whether they’re connecting with your teaching style? Do you want some feedback that is focused on the success of the students, not on the evaluation of the …