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  1. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues

  2. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues One step: Save fuel by lessening freeway flying.

  3. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Liberalize the cap that limits part-time faculty workload.

  4. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.seattlepi.com/printer2/index.asp?ploc=t&refer=http://www.seattlepi.com/opinion/372542_longmate29.html

  5. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What kind of progress can be made during this recession?

  6. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues As a testament to the severity, in Washington State, there’s contemplation of a “Declaration of a Financial Emergency.”

  7. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues A financial emergency would expedite layoffs of “probationary and tenured faculty.”

  8. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues

  9. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues

  10. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What is the response to these challenges?

  11. COPTEC 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20090205/news/302059994

  12. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues A Green River Community College faculty leader said, “… we are being asked to cut classes with low enrollment, esp. those taught by adjuncts, to reduce our annual over expenditure of the part time budget.”

  13. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Green River Community College cut 50 adjunct courses during its winter term, and another 50 during its spring term.

  14. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Green River Community College cut 50 adjunct courses during its winter term, and another 50 during its spring term. Half of GRCC’s English adjuncts who taught in the fall term were laid off winter term.

  15. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues A union leader from Lake Washington Technical College said: “Our 4.1% cut for 2008-09 adds up to $600,000, and they've identified all the areas affected. The biggest impact on instruction is cutting ABE/ESL sections, apprenticeships, and low-enrolled programs to be identified.”

  16. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Wenatchee Valley College, which serves an area as large as Massachusetts and Rhode Island (more than 10,000 square miles), has had to severely cut its ESL classes that serve the significant Hispanic population.

  17. COPTEC 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/south_king/ren/lifestyle/41057664.html

  18. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues In the current climate of budget reductions, ESL programs are vulnerable for two reasons:

  19. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues (1) ABE/ESL and academic ESL programs do not generate great revenue.

  20. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues (2) The belief is still widespread that if one can speak a language, one can teach that language.

  21. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Therefore, those who teach ESL are not as worthy as other teaching professionals.

  22. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues While the current recession is a hardship to many in our economy, part-time faculty are used to it.

  23. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What’s happening nationally?

  24. COPTEC 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/03/13/kentucky

  25. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.aftface.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=497&Itemid=63

  26. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.sltrib.com/education/ci_11814240

  27. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Model template of Weber State protest letter designed by John Hess jhess@igc.org

  28. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Part of adj-l Contingent Academics Mailing List campaign to flood Weber State with e-mails of protests of pay cuts to adjunct instructors

  29. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues A new national association is forming that has adopted the name, “New Faculty Majority: National Coalition for Adjunct and Contingent Equity”

  30. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues

  31. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues http://www.aft.org/pubs-reports/higher_ed/AmerAcad_report_97-07.pdf For 2007 per AFT's American Academic (2/2009), titled "The State of the Higher Education Workforce 1997-2007“:Total number of instructional staff in US higher education: 1,574,685Distribution by instructional staff type:Part-time faculty [adjuncts]: 37% = 582,633Full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty: 27% = 425,165Graduate assistants: 21% = 330,383Full-time non-tenured faculty: 15% = 236,202

  32. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues From Research Report 98-04, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, “PART-TIME FACULTY IN WASHINGTON COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES” June 1998

  33. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Since the field of ESL is among the most dominated of all fields by adjuncts, it is appropriate for TESOL, the foremost ESL professional association, to be concerned about the overreliance on adjuncts.

  34. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What can be done?

  35. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What can be done… as an ESL professional?

  36. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What can be done… as an ESL professional? as a citizen?

  37. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What can be done… as an ESL professional? as a citizen? as a TESOL member?

  38. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues What can be done… as an ESL professional? as a citizen? as a TESOL member? as a profession?

  39. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues At your school: (1) Form a committee of two (at least) to raise issues on your campus.

  40. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues At your school: (1) Form a committee of two (at least) to raise issues on your campus. (2) If possible, join your union.

  41. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues

  42. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues At your school: (3) Support Campus Equity Week and/or New Majority Faculty Day.

  43. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues Campus Equity Week (CEW) (in US) Fair Employment Week (FEW)(in Canada)

  44. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues As a citizen: (1) Contact your legislator(s).

  45. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues As a citizen: (1) Contact your legislator(s). Since higher ed funding is handled at the state level, state legislators are key.

  46. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues As a citizen: (2) Consider organizing a “Legislative Forum” on your campus.

  47. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues A legislative forum is a low cost but highly visible way to register adjunct needs to lawmakers.

  48. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues A legislative forum is a low cost but highly visible way to register adjunct needs to lawmakers. It’s also easy to organize.

  49. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues

  50. 149144 - FFE Colloquium Big Steps and Small Steps: Making Progress on Employment Issues