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CTL Faculty Development

Use this guide to find evaluation and promotion information, teaching ideas, links to annual conferences, ebooks, podcasts, streaming media, and more. 

Faculty Evaluation Handbook

 Philosophy of Faculty Evaluation at STLCC

To fulfill its mission to expand minds and change lives every day by offering high-quality educational experiences, St. Louis Community College relies on a dedicated and talented faculty. Congruent with this mission, the purpose of the faculty evaluation system is to facilitate and promote life-long learning among the faculty, leading to continuous improvement in teaching and service. The 2017 faculty evaluation system represents a significant shift in purpose and focus from the previous 1981 system, and it is important to emphasize the “cultural shift” that it represents. This shift is most dramatic for the continuing faculty member. While summative assessment remains a part of the process for probationary faculty, once a faculty member has obtained continuing status, the system is aimed squarely at professional growth and development. The heart of the new faculty evaluation system is the faculty member’s own self-reflection on teaching and service. Feeding into that self-reflection are student evaluations (at least one per semester) and classroom observations (two per evaluation cycle). In the spring of the evaluation year (the last year of the faculty member’s evaluation cycle), the faculty member discusses their two self-reflection narratives with their dean, along with their student evaluations and classroom observations. 

Faculty Evaluation History

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000