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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 219:  September 22, November 17, and February 16.

Meeting agendas and minutes: Will be posted here.

If you have any questions about this committee, please contact Vic Smith 512-223-7667.

Chair: Susan Thomason, Associate Vice President Teaching & Learning Excellence Division 512-223-7796.


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