Part-Time Instructor Orientation. Continuing Education Division. August 2009. PHILOSOPHY. Johnston Community College is committed to a comprehensive continuing education program for all citizens in its service area. To fulfill this commitment
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Part-Time Instructor Orientation
Continuing Education Division
Johnston Community College is committed to a comprehensive continuing education program for all citizens in its service area. To fulfill this commitment
the College offers a variety of Community Development and LifeLong Learning courses upon request when three requirements are
1. Minimum enrollment for a course must be met.
2. A qualified instructor must be available.
3. A suitable location for the class must be obtained.
Johnston Community College is an open-door, community-based, educational institution continually aspiring to be a caring, committed provider of state-of-the-art educational programs, comprehensive career training, and a variety of cultural opportunities.
The College's primary mission is to assist all adults in developing their innate potential for full participation as educated, responsible, technologically competent members of a rapidly changing democratic society.
Johnston Community College strives to be an effective, accountable organization responsive to the changing needs of the local, regional, and global community.
The main campus of Johnston Community College is located in Johnston County, North Carolina, at 245 College Road in Smithfield.
The complex of buildings on the main campus includes facilities for both curriculum and continuing education programs as well as administration and library resources.
The Cleveland Center is located twelve miles west of the main campus, (on Cleveland Road), and the facility includes drawing studios, classrooms, computer labs, and administrative offices.
The Workforce Development Center, located at 135 Bestwood Drive in Clayton, is a science-related education and training center.
Howell Woods consists of 2850 acres located fifteen miles southeast of the main campus on Devils Racetrack Road. It contains a facility for workshops, seminars, and classes.
In addition, the College offers continuing education programs at Kenly, Benson, Chambers of Commerce, town halls, industrial sites, fire departments, EMS stations, and police departments.
INCLEMENT WEATHER AND OTHER EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
The President or designee of Johnston Community College is responsible for cancelling classes in the event of inclement weather or other emergencies. Unless announcements are made canceling or delaying classes, classes will be in session. If classes are canceled or delayed, announcements will be made on the following radio and television stations:
WRAL - Channel 5, WTVD - Channel I I, WNC T - Channel 9,
WNCN -Channel 17, FOX - Channel 22, WRAL – 101.5 FM
WMPM - 1270 AM (Smithfield)
Call the main college number for information: 919-934-3051
Check the college web site: http://www.johnstoncc.edu/
1. It is the Instructor’s responsibility to notify the appropriate Director or Coordinator when they cannot make a class
due to illness or some other conflict.
2. Notice should be given in time to notify students that the class will not meet.
3. The instructor is to complete the Make-up form that is included in their packet, and submit it to the appropriate Director or Coordinator as soon as possible.
Drug and Alcohol Policy
“It is the policy of this college that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or alcohol, is prohibited while in the workplace, on college premises, or as part of any college sponsored activities. Any employee or student violating this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination or expulsion and referral for prosecution.”
Whenever possible, the instructor should handle classroom behavior problems without outside assistance. When faced with a recalcitrant student or a violation of the student code of conduct, the instructor should report the student to the Director or Coordinator of the program so that appropriate action can be taken to solve the problem.
The following are unacceptable:
B. Theft of, misuse of, or damage to college property
C. Violation of Drug and Alcohol policy
D. Lewd or indecent conduct
E. Mental or physical abuse of any person on college premises
F. Sexually suggestive or harassing behavior
G. Intentional obstruction or disruption of teaching
H. Occupation or seizure in any manner of college property
I. Unlawful assembly
J. Possession or use of a firearm, incendiary device, or explosive, except in connection with a college-approved activity.
K. Setting off a fire alarm or using or tampering with any fire safety equipment, except with reasonable belief in the need for such alarm or equipment.
M. Smoking and/or using other forms of tobacco products in unauthorized areas.
N. Parking Violations
O. Forgery, alteration, or misuse of college documents
P. Failure to comply with instructions of college officials acting in performance of their duties.
Q. Violations of the terms of disciplinary probation
R. Fiscal irresponsibility
S. Violation of a local, state, or federal criminal law
If an act of misconduct threatens the health or well being of any member of the academic community or seriously disrupts the function and good order of the college, an instructor or administrative officer may direct the student(s) involved to cease and desist such conduct and advise them that failing to cease and desist will result in immediate suspension.
If the student(s) fail to cease and desist, the instructor may then suspend the student(s) from the class. A director or coordinator may suspend the student(s) from either the class or the college until a resolution of the matter can be made.
The Director or coordinator invoking such suspension shall notify the VP of CDLL in writing of the individual(s) involved and the nature of the infraction as soon as possible but no more than two days following the incident.
Now That You’re An Instructor…
- Inappropriate language – not allowed
- Inappropriate reference to a protected
- Violations of the guidelines contained in
the Sexual Harassment policy
Note: Only the Director is authorized to order course texts/materials
Your instructor packet contains all the documents and paperwork you need for your class. If you are missing a document, notify your Director or CDLL staff.
If you have access to your Director or other CDLL staff, ask them to check your packet for completion and accuracy once your class has ended.
Note: Some of these documents are time sensitive and accuracy is critical.
Note:Due date for a timesheet is the 10th of the month. (Example: A timesheet for Feb. is due by the 10th of March).
The Class Roster is a three page duplicated form. The top sheet is white, the second is yellow and the third is green. Do not separate these pages.
Confirm that all students printed their FULL name legibly, included the last four digits of their social security number (optional) and their signature is in the last column.
Match the signed roster to the list of registered students (from the sheet provided in your packet.)
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IF the Director is not available at the first class meeting, procedures should be established in advance as to where to leave Registration forms/money. Ask if you don’t know.
IF a student shows up in your class on the first night who has not pre-registered and wishes to register, the forms are provided in your packet.
You may accept their money/check/credit card in the exact amount, but put their payment in a locked, secure place until the next day when you can get it to the Director or Registration Specialist.
Attendance sheets are either Goldenrod (for membership hour
classes) or Blue (for contact hour classes).
The Program Coordinator/Director will have the class information
completed at the top of either form. The only thing the instructor
needs to provide at the top is his/her signature upon completion of
- An Eon the date a student enters class for the
- An X when a student is absent (leave blank when the
when the student is present)
- Test scores, if applicable (i.e. Notary classes) are placed in
the far right hand column in the Total Hours section. In
certain cases, grades are placed there also. Otherwise,
nothing goes there.
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You are required to enter one or more of the following on the Blue sheet:
- An Eunder the date a student enters the class
for the first time and the number of hours (E/3)
- The number of class hours for each student for each
class meeting. (Example: 3)
- An X when a student is absent (leave blank if the student
- Test scores, if applicable (i.e. Notary classes) in the far
right hand column.
- Add the hours of each student’s attendance and
place the total in the far right hand column under
- DO NOT put an S (Satisfactory) or U (Unsatisfactory)
anywhere on the sheet.
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The instructor should make every attempt
to return their packet to the Director within
24 hours after the class ends. If the
Director is not available, return it to:
WFDC - Sharon Neville
ClevelandCenter - , Ray Jaklitsch
Britt Bldg. - place in the white plastic Outgoing Mail container.
Elsee Bldg. - place in the Instructor Packet Drop Box in the lobby area (next to the entrance doors.)
Cell: 919-631-2433 or 919-634-0167
I have received, read and understand the
guidelines contained in this Orientation.
Name (Signature) Date