SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

3B.3: Evaluating and Recognizing Teaching

A yearly evaluation process for full-time and adjunct faculty provides feedback and encouragement for improvements in teaching:

Given that the evaluation system works to ensure the competency of the entire faculty, Sauk's primary mode of supporting and rewarding excellence is its faculty promotion process. Guidelines specify that “the acquisition of credits and necessary experience is only one criterion to determine eligibility for promotion”; included as a consideration in every faculty promotion is also the annual evaluation described above, including specifically “demonstrated teaching capability.”