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Faculty Academy

Faculty Academy is a series of in-depth learning opportunities for faculty at SVCC. The courses  provide full-time faculty cost-effective opportunities to earn promotional credits.


  • Teaching in the Community College
  • Teaching with Technology
  • Teaching Hybrid or Online
  • Faculty Leadership

Required Courses for Online Instructors

Faculty interested in teaching online are required to complete the two Essentials Courses. These courses are designed to ensure instructors are well trained in using the college's current Learning Management System, Canvas, and are prepared to employ best practice in teaching online. FaCIT will work with instructors to provide feedback throughout each course. Interested instructors may click on the links below to register for either class. 

  • Essentials: Canvas, An online, self-paced course for faculty and staff that will teach participants the ins and out of teaching with Canvas.
  • Essentials: Teaching Online, An online, self-paced course for faculty and staff that will teach best practice in teaching online.


Full-time faculty who successfully complete Faculty Academy Courses receive promotional credit subject to faculty contracts. See each course description for specific information.


View current and up-coming courses on the up-coming events page and sign-up on the sign-up page