Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.69
Liaison Sally Hopley
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

Metropolitan Community College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sally Hopley
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

The Faculty Institute for Teaching Inclusive Curricula is a new initiative that is a collaborative initiative between the offices of Equity and Inclusion and Academic Affairs with Dr. Tehia Glass that will help faculty to develop skills and strategies to create an inclusive curriculum and classroom, which reflects the diverse and varied perspectives of not only our students but global communities. The program is open to full- or part-time MCC faculty and begins July 6, 2021. Eligible participants are required to attend four Institute workshops in July 2021, implement the infused curriculum in the fall 2021 quarter and attend a reflection meeting at the end of the fall quarter 2021. Faculty completing all requirements receive a $500 stipend.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Full- or Part-time faculty member at MCC

• Attend all workshops, a capstone presentation, and post quarter reflection meeting

• Must submit a syllabus of their course to be infused in application

• Must teach infused course Fall Quarter 2021 OUTCOMES INCLUDE: · Depth of understanding of what culturally responsive teaching is, and how to embody it personally and instructional.
· Pedagogical and content knowledge expansion.
· Expanded level of teaching with current selected readings.
· Dedicated work time to revise syllabi.
· Small group time to collaborate.
· Self-reflection opportunities.
· Creation of a syllabus infused with inclusive curricula to use fall quarter. Required VIRTUAL Workshops Include (9 a.m.-noon):

● Building community, race/racial history of US in the context of schools/education, and how that translates to culturally responsive teaching

● What is culturally responsive teaching?

● Syllabus Analysis

● Content analysis

Timeline and Application Process:

All applicants must be available to attend all virtual workshops and capstone to receive the $500 stipend. Applications are due June 18, 2021 Faculty Awardees will be notified by June 25, 2021 Awardees must confirm participation by June 28, 2021.

Potential participants have to apply for the program with a brief essay: What are you hoping to accomplish by participating in this experience? What is your experience in culturally responsive teaching?


A brief description of the incentives that academic staff who participate in the program(s) receive:

$500 stipend and training for how to include culturally responsive teaching


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
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