It is the Goal of Carbon County School District 2, to increase the number of concurrent courses available to students. BOCES is seeking teachers interested in becoming endorsed to teach college level courses. We are seeking teachers for core areas such as Math, Science, and Language arts, as well as career and technical courses.
What are the requirements for endorsement?
This can vary a little but is generally as follows:
Concurrent Faculty Selection Process
|In order to teach concurrent course||In order to teach career and technical courses|
|Master's degree or higher in content area
Master's degree or higher in any area and 18 graduate level credits in the content area
|Bachelor's degree and 18 graduate credit hours in the content area||Bachelor's degree in content area
AND / OR
Demonstrated expertise in teaching content area
|Application may proceed||With college approval||Application may proceed|
|VPAA and Divsion Review Credentials|
|Vice President of Academic Affairs/Director of Distance Education, Dean of the content area, and the BOCES Coordinator discuss candidate’s credentials and experience. Part of the review can be a face-to-face, virtual, or telephone meeting to inquire about knowledge and expertise in the area.|
|The Dean of the content area informs the Director of Distance Education/Dual Credit Program of the decision to approve or disapprove the candidate. Director of Distance Education/Dual Programs informs the candidate and BOCES coordinator of the decision. If the candidate is approved, a meeting between division and candidate must occur to agree upon syllabus and assessment.|
|Common Syllabus and Assessment Discussion|
|A common course syllabus is provided for the instructor to model their syllabus. Each of the agreed upon competencies and assessments must be in the instructor’s syllabus. A copy of the instructor’s syllabus will be distributed to the Director of Dual Credit Programs/Director of Distance Education, the division secretary, and to each student enrolled the course.|