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"Learning Begins with Respect ...Respect Demands Equity"

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The Science of Smart, a documentary by American RadioWorks, examines the science of leaning and bringing that knowledge to the classroom. Listen to what teachers, including college professors, are doing to apply these techniques in the classroom.
 

 
Students bullying instructors, faculty bullying other faculty, and what to do about bullies. Learn more here.
 


 

Contingent Commitments, Bringing Part-Time Faculty Into Focus, Center for Community College Student Engagement

 

VP Biden and Dr. Biden  address American Association of Community Colleges 94th Annual Convention

 

Educating Julio, Identifying and Addressing Community Colleges' "Unmet Need", California Competes

 

Salary Surfer, comparative information about the earnings of recent graduates, CCC Chancellor's Office

 

Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy,CCC

 

Online at Community Colleges,  Inside Higher Ed


 

CTA 2013 GLBT Conference Presentations

Learn about the unique needs of LGBTQ students and staff, bullying in the classroom (it doesn't just happen to students), how words and phrases can impact LGBTQ students, surviving as an "out" educator, and more 

 


California Part-Time Faculty Association blog

 

Learn more about Campus Equity  here

 

Twenty telling stats on the state of academic pay. Read about it here.


 

Planning on teaching after retiring from CalSTRS?

Retirement, CalSTRS, and zero dollar earning limit-get the facts on the Pension Reform Act of 2013 that l limits post retirement employment.

Working after retirement

6 month separation explained

Frequently asked questions

Summary table


 

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FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, 4-13-2015

 

Wall Street Journal, 4-13-2015

 

Part Time faculty poverty rates in California and the US

 

View a video on Freeway Fliers: Education's Best Kept Secret 


 

Part-time instructors now have State Disability Insurance (SDI).

 

Thanks to all for their hard work to implement SDI, and to the Part-Time SCFA members who voted for it.

 

Here's an overview,

 

information on eligibility,

 

and part-time/intermittent/reduced work schedule.

 


Social Networking guidelines from NEA. Read them here.

 


Fast Facts 2013: California

community Colleges  Info on funding, enrollment, transfers, demographics, BA achievement and more here.

 


  

The Adjunct Project has salary and working conditions data for the nation's adjuncts, submitted by adjunct instructors. Visit the site at the Chronicle of Higher Education site. To learn how the project was started click here.

 


  

Weingarten Rights -- Self Preservation through Union Representation, 

 

Know your Weingarten Rights  

 

From SCFA Dispute Resolution
on Weingarten Rights

 


Part Time Faculty Mail Room Rocklin, Faculty Mail Room NCC
 

The mail room has computers, phones, a copy machine, printer, PT mail (Rocklin),  and a mail slot for students to drop off homework.