Instructional Services maintains and reviews instructional guidelines for all PPCC course offerings and academic activities. The Faculty Handbook consists of Faculty Resource Guide and Educational Procedures.

Supplemental Instructional Documents

Separate from mandated Educational Procedures, other college departments maintain relevant forms and processes related to instructional Faculty and Staff.

Grants Office - Faculty Work Request & Approval for Grants, Awards, or Pilot Projects

2018 Compensation Handbook

Disclosure of Outside Employment

Career and Technical Education (CTE) - Notice of Non-Discrimination

Special Projects Release Form - (Fillable)

Academic Job Descriptions

Instructional Services maintains detailed job descriptions and responsibilities for critical members of the PPCC administrative team. Faculty, Department Chairs, and Adjunct Instructors can review essential job requirements in Job descriptions are periodically reviewed and edited for both clarity and updating of essential job duties.

Adjunct Instructor

Regular and Limited Faculty

Department Chair

Associate Dean

Instructional Division Dean

Course Syllabus Guidlines

All instructional syllabi at PPCC must meet institutional standards for accuracy and content. Standard information includes such items as:

  • Course Identifying Information
  • Course Description
  • Instructor Information
  • Course Policies

Syllabi Redesign FAQ

Course Syllabus Checklist

Course Syllabus Template

Accessibility Tips

Master Course Syllabi

PPCC courses maintain Master Course Syllabi (MCS) which contain standard course information. The following templates outline MCS guidelines and information.

MCS Template for Guaranteed Transfer Courses

Step by Step Guide - How to Complete GT Course MCS

MCS Template for Non-Guaranteed Transfer Courses

Step by Step Guide - How to Complete Non-GT Course MCS

Content Criteria and Competencies for Guaranteed Transfer Courses

Lingo List - A Guide to Common Terms and Acronyms

Faculty Resource Guide

PPCC's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) works to maintain up-to-date and relevant resources and guides for instructors.

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Institutional Syllabus

The Institutional Syllabus lists academic guidelines applicable to all PPCC courses.

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