Weather Delay: Web classes and remote services will continue as scheduled. However, TMCC physical locations including the Child Care Center will open at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30. Students and staff, see email for more information.

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Best Practices for Part-Time Faculty

For Part-time Faculty to be effective members of the institution, the TMCC Faculty Senate provides these best practices:

  • Consistent communication with students
    • Have TMCC email on syllabi.
    • Regularly check TMCC email (directly or through proxy).
    • Be available to students outside of the classroom in some type of consistent manner.
  • Ongoing professional development/training
  • Involvement with the department or campus committees, organizations, events, etc.
    • Attend department meetings if available.
    • Participate in department assessment, when appropriate.
    • Have some connection with colleagues or students outside of the classroom.
  • Well-organized syllabi/class plans
    • Follow department and institution guidelines.
    • Use best practices for your discipline.
    • Effectively use the technology available in classrooms.
  • Responsible member of the institution
    • Read and adhere to policies in the Part-time Faculty Handbook.
    • Complete mandatory trainings.
    • Be familiar with the institution.