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Faculty Development & Evaluation Committee


1. Researches the current literature and available data to recommend appropriate faculty development and faculty evaluation procedures.
2. Seeks data from all areas of the College regarding the effectiveness of faculty development procedures and activities, including evaluation of faculty development activities and disseminating the results.
3. Reviews, develops and recommends revisions to college-wide administrative rules and procedures for faculty development and faculty evaluation.
4. Develops and recommends guidelines and good practices for the design and delivery of faculty development, and the appropriate and effective forms, instruments, and processes for faculty evaluation.
5. Recommends professional faculty activities and needed resources based on input from internal and external stakeholders.
6. Recommends procedures for linking faculty development activities with needs identified in the faculty evaluation process.
7. Develops and recommends a comprehensive, valid, and reliable, faculty evaluation process for ACC that complies with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requirements, Austin Community College District’s (ACC's) Board Policies and Administrative Rules, and reflects good practices.

Recommendations: Forwarded to the Academic and Student Affairs Council.

FY17 Meetings: Third Fridays (every other month); 1:30-3:00pm in HBC 201.0:  September 16, November 18, February 17,  and  April 21.

Meeting agendas and minutes: Will be posted here.

If you have any questions about this committee, please contact Courtney Grams, 512-223-7522.

Chair: Missi Patterson, Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean, Faculty Development, 512-223-7043.


PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail ID
Director, Instructional Development Services Susan Thomason Position HBC 3-7796 sthomaso
Supervisor, Faculty Evaluation Raja Faris Position HBC 3-7745 rfaris
Manager, Faculty Development Christina Michura Position HBC 3-7564 cmichura
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices (2 year terms)
Articulation/Transfer Mary Jane McReynolds VP, Instruction HBC 3-7677 mmcreyno
Academic Dean Lyman Grant VP, Instruction EVC 3-5015 lgrant
Workforce Dean Linda Smarzik VP, Instruction SAC 3-9214 lsmarzik
Department Chair Shannon Bailey VP, Instruction HLC 3-7452 sbailey
Department Chair Sandra McCrary-Marschall VP, Instruction EVC 3-5768 marshall
Representatives of ACC Constituencies (1 year term)
Full-Time Faculty Senate Mark Butland Association Pres. HLD 3-7434 butland
Full-Time Faculty Senate Sally Samford Association Pres. RRC 3-0343 sallys
Full-Time Faculty Senate Leatrice (Marlene) Meador Association Pres. EVC 3-5769 mmeador
Full-Time Faculty Senate Renee Kuhles Association Pres. SAC 3-9185 marie.kuhles
Full-Time Faculty Senate Sarah Porter Association Pres. NRG 3-4868 sporter2
Adjunct Faculty Association Robert Fyrst Association Pres. N/A N/A rfyrst
Adjunct Faculty Association Nancy Bellows Association Pres. RVS 3-6299 nbellow2
Adjunct Faculty Association Ping Chu Association Pres. N/A N/A pchu
Association of Professional Technical Employees José Resendez Association Pres. N/A N/A jose.resendez
Classified Employee Association Sue Bloodsworth Association Pres. RGC 3-3233 sbloodsw
Student Government Association Toby McKaskle Association Pres. N/A N/A email
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