Faculty Issues

Letter to Board of Trustees & Interim Chancellor re Class size minimums

Posted May 25, 2023

May 25, 2023 Dear Board of Trustees and Chancellor Moreno, Thank you for hearing us out on the topic of class size minimums, Board Policy 6.04, last night. We came out in the middle of finals week because this matter is extremely important to us, faculty and students alike. This week, Monday through Wednesday, AFT […]

Letter/petition opposing increasing class size minimum from Skyline College Kababayan learning community to Interim Chancellor & Board

Posted May 25, 2023

May 24, 2023 To Dr. Melissa Moreno, Interim Chancellor, and the SMCCCD Board of Trustees: Yesterday afternoon, the students in English 104 AK: Applied English Skills in Cultural Production a.k.a “the Pilipino Cultural Night class,” were informed by their professor, Dr. Liza Erpelo, that today on Wednesday, May 24, the Board of Trustees for the […]

SMCCCD Enrollment, Faculty & Revenue Trends Over Last Decade

Posted August 28, 2022

SMCCCD Enrollment, Faculty & Revenue Trends Over Last Decade Over the last decade or so, our district enrollment has declined significantly as have our number of part-time faculty. The number of full-time faculty has increased by about a dozen over the same period. Meanwhile our district’s annual revenues have risen dramatically, from $113.8 million in […]

Disability Issues and Accommodations

Posted August 18, 2021

Requesting ADA accommodations at SMCCD (overview and FAQs by Skyline Anthropology Professor Lori Slicton) SMCCD HR online form to request reasonable accommodation California Department of Rehabilitation (focuses on workplace retention—making it possible for you to stay at your job as long as you want to stay there) Job Accommodation Network (JAN) (provides “free, expert, and confidential […]

Covid-19, the ADA and AFT Support

Posted August 18, 2021

Disability Issues and Accommodations Below is an overview of the process for obtaining a reasonable accommodation for faculty who have a disability covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Many health conditions qualify as disabilities for which an employer must provide reasonable accommodations. However, we also want to let you know that you may […]