Faculty Development Flexible Calendar Program

 Important In-Service Information:

Useful Flex Week Information:

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Would you like to present an activity during fall or spring in-service?

If you would like to present an activity such as a speech, workshop, demonstration, lecture, seminar, etc. during fall or spring in-service week please email Jane Horlings or the Academic Senate Office. This activity must appear in the in-service week program. In-service week presenters receive 3 flex credits for each hour of the presentation. No additional credit for preparation time is allowed. This format does not require pre-approval.

Forms for Presentations to be given during in-service:

  1. In-Service Presenter Form (Fall 2014 deadline is April 10, 2014)
  2. New Flex Week Division/Department Meeting Form (Fall 2014 deadline is May 5, 2014)
    (Please note: This form is used to schedule meetings, not to report attendance/flex hours)

Important Flex Reporting Information:

To be eligible to count toward the 38 hour annual target, professional development activities must be related to staff, student, or instructional improvement.

There are two types of activities:
Individual Activity or Presenter

Individual Activity

Attends or participates in activity such as a speech, demonstration, skills lab, seminar, lecture, conference, course (not to be used for salary advancement), or similar activity. The subject of the activity must relate to staff, student, or instructional improvement. This format does not require pre-approval.

After attending the activity and before June 30, report your attendance on the Flex Activity Report Form (meeting, lecture, conference, seminar, etc.).

Form needed to report participation in an activity:

  1. Individual Activity Report Form

To submit via email: Open and complete the form. Please type your name where it asks for signature. It is suggested that you add your last name to the file name when you save the document e.g., IndividActivHorlings.docx. Lastly, email the form to your Division Rep who will sign and forward to the flex office with a cc to you. It's not required to send by email, but saves paper and time! Thank you!

Presenter:

Presenters whose activity does not appear in the in-service week program may obtain 3:1 flex credit if: A) the audience includes staff members or students of the SOCCCD; and B) the requestor completes the Presenter Activity Pre-Approval Form and Presenter Activity Report Form. This format does require pre-approval.*

Presenters whose activity does not appear in the in-service week program may obtain 1:1 flex credit if: A) the audience does not include staff members or students of the SOCCCD; and B) the requestor completes the Presenter Activity Pre-Approval Form and Presenter Activity Report Form. This format requires pre-approval.*

Forms needed to report presentation given outside of in-service:

  1. Presenter Activity Pre-Approval Form* (This form requires division flex representatives' signature)
  2. Presenter Activity Report Form