Information For Instructors
Want To Teach With Us?
Thank you for your interest in teaching a Community Education Class for DACC! Our programs implement the principle that learning continues throughout life by providing formal and informal learning opportunities for all members of our community. DACC Community Education is committed to serving the needs and interests of our ever growing community, and thus, is eager to continue adding to our current course offerings. If you have a skill, a trade, a hobby or a passion that you wish to share with others, we are interested in hearing from you. Please review the following instructions carefully to learn more about the process of becoming a Community Educator with DACC.
Everything that you need to get started as a community educator with DACC will be found within the following documents. If you are accessing this information from our website, simply click on the links to access the remaining instructor documents. If you are reading this material in hardcopy, you will find all that you need to get started within this stapled packet. Let’s begin with a review of what’s included within the packet:
|General Information/Course Proposal Instructions||This document provides instructors with information regarding the Community Education academic calendar, important deadlines, class details, the course proposal process, instructor pay and publicity.|
|Current Calendar||This document, updated each semester, provides instructors with details about observed holidays, hours of operation and term begin and end dates.|
|Tips for Writing Course Descriptions||Writing convincing course descriptions is more important now than before. Here are some of the top tips for writing course descriptions.|
|Pay Scale||This spreadsheet depicts the rate of pay that instructors can expect based on the number of participants and the length of the class. DACC Community Education reserves the right to adjust this scale when needed.|
|Course Evaluation Form||At the completion of your course, each instructor is required to pass out the evaluation form to all participants. Completed evaluations are to be returned to the Community Education office in a timely manner.|
|Course Proposal Form||This document prompts instructors to answer a series of questions pertaining to the course you wish to teach. Instructors will fill out a new form for each proposed course.|
|Instructor Contract||Conditions and Terms for Community Education Instructors|
|Employee Information Sheet||Each new Community Education employee, or one who has not worked in the past year, is responsible for providing the following information. This information is essential to processing employment forms.|
Once you have completed all the required documents, please mail, hand deliver, scan and email or fax them back to our office by the proposal deadline for the semester that you wish to teach. If you have any questions whatsoever regarding this process, please feel free to contact the Community Education office and we will be happy to assist in any way necessary.