Do an Independent FLEX Project

#53F – Fall 2014 Project

#1S – Spring 2015 Project

FLEX credit - up to 20.5 hours per year

An independent project proposal form must be submitted to the Professional Development office and approved prior to beginning the project, and by the submission deadline of the first Monday after spring break. To receive FLEX credit, a final project must be submitted by June 30. Proposal forms are available on the Professional Development website, located at: http://app.canyons.edu/offices/pd/FLEX/Forms/Application/

 

 

Conduct Adjunct Evaluations

#57F – Evaluation #1

#58F – Evaluation #2

3 hours each/6 hours max per year

Please email Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu  with the name of the adjunct faculty that you evaluated.

 

 

 

Attend Conferences Outside of Scheduled Work Hours

#59F – Fall 2014 Conference

#2S – Spring 2015 Conference

FLEX credit - 20.5 hours max per year. Please complete a FLEX Application form online at http://app.canyons.edu/offices/PD/FLEX/Forms/Conference/

 

 

 

#60F  Sign up for Individual Computer Tutoring

FLEX credit - 3 hours max per year

Scheduled tutoring sessions in your own work area, on your own computer are available. To schedule an appointment, please send an email to Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu .  Please be sure to indicate the program or software in which you would like to receive tutoring.

 

 

#61F  Sign up for Individual Web Page Tutoring (Sharepoint)

FLEX credit – 2 hours max per year

Staff members from Computer Support Services will be available by appointment for tutoring sessions throughout the year. They are available to assist individuals on specific topics related to web page development. When requesting a tutoring session, please indicate your desired topic. To make an appointment, please send an email to Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu .

 

 

 

Engage in Individual SLO Training

#62F – Fall 2014 Training

#3S – Spring 2015 Training

FLEX credit - 3 hours max per year

 Members of the SLO committee are available to meet with you by appointment in order to meet your individual training needs regarding Student Learning Outcomes and Student Learning Outcomes assessment. To set up an appointment, please contact Rebecca Eikey at rebecca.eikey@canyons.edu and include the topic you would like to learn more about as well as your availability. Learning outcomes will vary by session. To receive FLEX credit, please report your training time via email to Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu.

 

 

 

#63F  Participate in the FLEX Exchange Program

FLEX credit - 12 hours max per year

Full time faculty may choose to participate in the FLEX activities of regional community colleges (Antelope Valley, Moorpark, Ventura, Los Angeles Mission, etc.) for FLEX credit at COC. Please obtain an attendance verification form from the Professional Development office prior to attending.

 

 

 

#64F  Become a Mentor in the New Faculty Mentor Program

FLEX credit - 8 hours semester/16 hours max per year

Newly hired fulltime faculty can have the benefit of having a “friend in the business” at COC. Mentors can help newcomers work on professional projects, develop curriculum or they can be simply a source of guidance and information, all in a non-evaluative manner.

To sign up to be a mentor, please contact Paul Wickline at paul.wickline@canyons.edu .

 

 

 

#65F Become a Mentor in the Professional Development Mentor Program

FLEX credit - 8 hours semester/16 hours max per year

The Office of Professional Development has designed a mentor program for those faculty and staff who aspire to a management or leadership position. It is also for those experienced managers who want to take the next step and move into a higher-level administrative position.

The purpose of the Professional Development Mentor Program is to provide opportunities for employees who have a desire to develop and enhance their career development opportunities, to be paired with a mentor who will guide, advise and motivate them to continue to improve their skills and knowledge and grow with the College into a management or leadership position.

The Professional Development Mentor Program is open to all full-time and adjunct faculty, classified and confidential staff and administrators.  Applications are accepted prior to the start of the fall semester.  Please contact Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu  for the application and additional information.

 

 

 

#66F      Become a Mentor in the Mentor Program for New Online Faculty

FLEX credit - 8 hours semester/16 hours max per year

The Mentor Program for New Online Faculty is designed to provide additional support to instructors during the first semester or two of online teaching. The program will pair new online instructors with instructors who are experienced with online teaching in order to provide feedback on course design and offer ongoing encouragement and advice. Mentors will earn 8 hours of FLEX credit per semester, with a maximum of 16 hours per academic year. New online instructors can request a mentor by contacting James Glapa-Grossklag at james.glapa-grossklag@canyons.edu .  If you are an experienced online instructor and would like to become a mentor, please contact James Glapa-Grossklag at james.glapa-grossklag@canyons.edu .

 

 

#67F   Become a Mentor in the Mentor Program for Noncredit Faculty

FLEX credit - 6 hours semester/12 hours max per year

The Mentor Program for Noncredit Faculty is designed to provide additional support to noncredit instructors who are interested in improving their teaching skills. The program will pair noncredit instructors with others who are experienced teachers in order to provide feedback on course design as well as ongoing encouragement and advice.

Please contact Jose Martin via email at jose.martin@canyons.edu for additional information. 

 

 

#68F       Become a Mentor in the Mentor Program for Re-Entry Students

FLEX credit - 8 hours semester/16 hours max per year

The year-long Re-entry Mentor Program is designed to provide reentry students with an opportunity to build working relationships with faculty, staff, and administrators at College of the Canyons. Faculty mentors working in this program would be entitled to FLEX credit equivalent for the total number of hours spent in a mentor orientation session, directly with the mentee, and at the mentor award ceremony at the conclusion of the semester. A maximum of 8 FLEX hours will be given for participation in this mentoring opportunity.  For more information on this program please contact Felicia Walker via email at felicia.walker@canyons.edu .

 

 

 

#69F    IRB Training (Institutional Review Board Training)

FLEX credit – 6 hours basic/3 hours refresher for IRB board members.

FLEX credit – 2 hours basic/1 hour refresher for faculty submitting requests to the IRB.

Please contact Dr. Daylene Meuschke at daylene.meuschke@canyons.edu for additional information.

 

 

Non-COC Provider Training

#73F – Fall 2014 Training

#4S – Spring 2015 Training

FLEX credit – 20.5 hours max per year

Please complete a FLEX application form online at http://app.canyons.edu/offices/PD/FLEX/Forms/NonCoc/

 

 

 Collaboration

#74F – Fall 2014

#5S – Spring 2015

FLEX credit – 20.5 hours max per year

FLEX credit is given for faculty who collaborate with another on-campus department on a project or initiative.  Please contact Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu for additional information.

 

 

Outreach

#78F – Fall 2014

#6S – Spring 2015

FLEX credit – 20.5 hours max per year

FLEX credit is given for faculty who engage in outreach activities on behalf of the Santa Clarita Community College District. Please complete a FLEX application form online at http://app.canyons.edu/offices/pd/FLEX/Forms/Outreach/ .

 

 

Presentations at Local Adult Living Communities

#75F – Bel Caro - Wednesdays, 4:00pm

#76F – Friendly Valley - Fridays, 1:00pm

#77F – Summer Hill - Wednesdays, 2:30pm

4 hours of FLEX credit per presentation.

Please contact Diane Stewart at diane.stewart@canyons.edu to participate.