Tab 2 - Shoreline Community College

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SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
DISTRICT NUMBER SEVEN
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 24, 2010
TAB 2
ACTION
Subject:
FACULTY SABBATICAL LEAVES 2010 - 2011
Background:
The July 1, 2008-2011 Agreement By and Between the Shoreline Community College Board of
Trustees, District VII and the Shoreline Community College Federation of Teachers (Article XIII:
Leaves) states that the College may award annual sabbatical leaves to eligible faculty not to exceed
four percent of the total number of full-time faculty. For the 2010-2011 academic year a total of
sixteen (16) quarters of sabbatical leave is being recommended. All faculty recommended are eligible
for a sabbatical leave, and the faculty Sabbatical Selection Committee has complied with the
provisions of Article XIII: Leaves of the 2008-2011 Agreement.
Six sabbatical applications were submitted for consideration to the faculty Sabbatical Selection
Committee, chaired by Professor Molly Morse. Following the Committee's review of the written
applications and applicant interviews, six proposals are attached for the Board's review. The
Committee recommended full year (three quarters) sabbatical leave for four faculty members at 86%
compensation, and two 2-quarter sabbatical leave for two faculty members at 86% compensation.
Summarized below are the sabbatical leave requests for the six faculty members recommended:
1.
2.
Name
Division
Date of
Initial
Employment
Jeannette Idiart
Humanities
Fall 2001
Purpose:
To enhance teaching of writing, literature and interdisciplinary
studies by recording personal narratives of elderly family members,
composing reflective narratives on the stories, and reading recent
scholarship on uses of narrative in academic work; to study Basque
language at the University of the Basque Country in San Sebastian,
Spain; and to deepen understanding of late eighteenth century
developments in Gothic literature by researching collections in
England.
Betty PeaceGladstone
Bus/IAS/SS
Purpose:
To refresh skills in working with children to enhance teaching and
mentoring of Education students by spending time in a volunteer
capacity at settings i.e., Head Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP;
deepen understanding of various curriculum models; develop new
materials for use in classes and new skills in online learning by
Fall 2002
Previous
Sabbatical
Quarters
None
None
Numbers of
Quarters
Recommended
3
3
Faculty Sabbatical Leaves 2010 – 2011
participating in on-campus and online professional development
activities, researching, writing and compiling readings and
supplemental materials, and deepening understanding of math in
early education.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Lauren Wilson
Humanities
Fall 2000
Purpose:
To develop expertise using drama techniques in language teaching
by studying the work of model educators and by designing new
drama-based curriculum units; to design, teach and direct a new ESL
theater class leading to a campus/community stage production by
developing and planning the class, projects and stage production,
writing a Master Course Outline, working with drama faculty and
interested community partners, teaching and directing the class and
stage production, and document the process.
Shannon Flynn
Science
Purpose:
To revise Math 99-N1, gather materials for a possible Math 80-N1,
research successful online Beginning Algebra classes, and attend a
statistics class; a local or national discipline-specific conference or
workshop.
DuValle Daniel
Humanities
Purpose:
To write an English 101 Composition E-Text by reading,
interviewing, writing and collecting data to compile a list of best
practices used in our classrooms by a variety of teachers that will
reflect the highest quality of educational tools and knowledge in the
field of English composition.
Tim Payne
Bus/IAS/SS
Purpose:
To internationalize the college’s curriculum; create links between
classroom and community; use field experience in economic
development to supplement learning in existing classes or create a
new class; establish partnerships with local and international
government agencies and non-governmental organizations to seek
opportunities for internships and service learning by creating Global
Studies Certificates and serving as a professional intern with a
governmental or international agency and/or a non-governmental
organization.
Fall 1993*
Fall 1995
Fall 1987
None
Two
One
Seven
3
2
3
2
*Contract date adjusted during administrative-exempt appointment (original hire date 9/91)
Faculty Sabbatical Leaves 2010 – 2011
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the sabbatical leave applications of Jeannette Idiart, Betty Peace-Gladstone,
and Lauren Wilson be granted for three quarters each during the 2010-2011 academic year at 86%
compensation; it is recommended that the sabbatical leave applications of DuValle Daniel for three
quarters at 86% compensation, and of Shannon Flynn and Tim Payne for two quarters each during the
2010-2011 academic year at 86% compensation not be granted due to state mandated budget
reductions scheduled for the 2009-2011 biennium.
Prepared by:
John Backes
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Shoreline Community College
February 17, 2010
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