Professional Development & Learning

Flex Information

The Equity and Inclusion Office coordinates professional learning and Flex activities through PDAC and LPG for Flex. Both groups are comprised of Faculty, Managers, Classified Professional and Students who review and approve all professional learning and Flex credit-eligible activities prior to implementation.

FLEX WEEK AND GROW@4CD

How to sign up for a flex workshop:

  1. Sign into InSite.
  2. Click on the "Professional Development" tile that has the "GROW@4CD" logo on it.
  3. Click the link for GROW@4CD
  4. Search for workshops in the "Workshop Calendar" under the "Learning Tab" or by title or FA21-XX identifier in the search bar.
  5. View Sessions and click "Request" to register

 

Fall Flex 2021 Dates

-       Tuesday, August 17, 2021 – Variable Day

-       Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – Focused-Flex Day (half day)

-       Thursday, August 19, 2021 – Optional Flex Day

-       Friday, August 20, 2021 – Mandatory All College Day & Department Meetings


FAQs

Check out the LMC Flex Information. It addresses common questions, and provides contact information for any additional you may have. 

2020-21 Academic Calendar 

2021-22 Academic Calendar

For UF-negotiated information, see lower right of calendar where the FLEX obligation for Fall and Spring semesters are outlined.

Forms 

Variable Professional Learning-Flex Proposal Form - Use this form if you would like to host an activity during the semester and would like to offer Variable Flex credit (maximum 10 credits per Academic year) to faculty attendees. [Variable Flex - Instructions for Facilitators].

Special Projects Form - Use this form if you would like to attend an activity off campus or complete a special activity/project and would like to receive Variable (maximum 10 credits per academic year) Flex credit for it. The form will be sent to the Dean for their review and approval, then returned to you by your Dean for you to attach to your final report which the Dean will sign off on and return to you again.

You will attach the approved form to your Faculty Agreement form at the end of the Academic Year (Full-time faculty) and at the end of each semester (Adjunct Faculty).

Leave Request - There is a check-off box for Flex credit which the Dean can pre-approve Variable Flex credit (maximum 10 credits per Academic year) when you attend a conference off-site. The Leave Request should be submitted to your Dean. 

Sign-in Sheet Template - Workshop Presenters: Have workshop participants sign-in at the activity. This sheet is used along with the required on-line registration names to verify attendance for Flex credit. 

Faculty Flex Agreements

 

Submit these documents electronically to your Dean by emailing OfficeofInstruction@losmedanos.edu

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Flex Obligation for Full-Time Faculty has been met: 

The District and UF have agreed to continue the Fall 20 and Spring 21 side agreement, allowing Full-Time Faculty to list time spent converting to remote instruction for flex credit on your agreement report. Per the UF contract the form must still be submitted annually.

Adjunct Faculty Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Flex Obligation for Full-Time Faculty has been met: No further action is needed.

FALL 2021

 

Flex Obligations Will Return to Normal in Fall 2021 

Full-time and Part-time Faculty will return to regular flex reporting in Fall 2021. Note, however, that part-time faculty who teach entirely online do not have any Flex obligation. 

 

 

Contact Us

Local Planning Group for Flex (LPG) Chair, 2019-21: 

Julie Von Bergen, Math Faculty - jvonbergen@losmedanos.edu

Equity and Inclusion Office:

Dr. Sabrina T. Kwist, Dean of Equity & Inclusion - PD@losmedanos.edu