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Dual Enrollment Instructor Initial Course-Specific Training

Policy Number: 225

Categorized: Academic Policies

Responsible Office: Academic Deans & Office of Dual Enrollment

Subject: Required Initial Training of Dual Enrollment Instructors

Related Policies: Dual Enrollment Instructor Discipline Specific Development

Forms: 125-360 Dual Enrollment Faculty Liaison Checklist

Additional Information:

Effective Date: 09/10/2019

Last Reviewed Date: 08/01/2019


1.0 Scope

This applies to Dual Enrollment Faculty Liaisons and Dual Enrollment Instructors teaching contract dual enrollment courses at a high school.

2.0 Policy Statement

Dual Enrollment Faculty Liaisons or other authorized NOVA faculty representatives with expertise in the discipline will provide all new Dual Enrollment Instructors with initial course-specific training in course philosophy, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment prior to the Dual Enrollment Instructor teaching the course.

3.0 Definitions

N/A

4.0 Procedures

4.1. NOVA Dual Enrollment Faculty Liaisons or other appropriate NOVA faculty members will provide a course-specific training for all new Dual Enrollment Instructors in the liaison’s field and service area. This training will be conducted before new Dual Enrollment Instructors teach any NOVA class. The length and method will be determined in conjunction with the Office of Dual Enrollment and the NOVA Faculty Liaison prior to the training.

4.2. The Faculty Liaison will submit relevant materials, including but not limited to a meeting agenda, signed attendance record, and/or New Instructor Training Checklist, to the Office of Dual Enrollment for and the campus division office for scanning into the Dual Enrollment Faculty Personnel Folder.

4.3. If the NOVA Dual Enrollment Faculty Liaison does not conduct initial course-specific training, the Director of Dual Enrollment will inform the supervising Dean, copying the Liaison, to request assistance in ensuring the training is completed prior to the start of the semester in which the course will be taught. If the Liaison is unable to provide this training, a replacement Liaison may be identified.

4.4. If the Dual Enrollment Instructor does not attend the initial course training, the Director of Dual Enrollment informs the high school partnership Principal and the Dual Enrollment Instructor, detailing the concern. The Dual Enrollment Instructor will not be eligible to teach in the Dual Enrollment Program until the training has been completed.

5.0 Authority

VCCS Policy 6.7.2.2

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