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How to Submit Leave

Adjuncts will need to talk with their divisional staff for guidance as processes vary by division.  Most divisions are still using some form of paper form for adjuncts to ensure…

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Article 26.4.5, Excluding a Student Evaluation from Consideration on a Performance Evaluation.

Contract: 26.4.5. […] At their option, adjunct faculty members who teach at least nine (9) courses may choose to exclude one (1) course from the evaluations used in the evaluation.…

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L&I Coverage for COVID

HI Folks, Did you get COVID recently? We are considered frontline workers if we are in the classroom.   Given the current rules from the Feds this means that you are…

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Approving Contracts and Noting FTEF for Governance Requirements

Hi Folks, The days of getting a paper Personnel Action Form (PAF) are officially in the rearview mirror. This is good in a lot of ways, but it does require…

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Materials Ownership – Article 10

HI Folks, We run into questions about who owns and controls faculty created course materials with some regularity.   Article 10 of the contract is the relevant language, but it is…

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Special exemptions deadline for Public Service Loan Forgiveness is 10/31/22

Do you qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?  Are you unsure? If you think you might, then please avail yourself of this resource from the NEA.   It is well written…

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How Do I Read My Paycheck Stub??

Feeling overwhelmed by the new paycheck stubs in ctcLink?  Please see the link below for a helpful “tour” of the new paystubs. How to read your paycheck from Bellevue College

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Sick Leave Buy-Out

Please find attached a brief “explainer” of the sick-leave buyout option.   It is somewhat complex, and we don’t advise anyone to a particular course of action, but this will help…

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What Benefits do I Get that I Don’t Know About??

Please find a link to a document below that lists several underutilized benefits. What Benefits Do I Get That I Don’t Know About

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Governance Responsibilities for Promoted Adjuncts

Do you still have lingering questions about governance expectations now that you have been promoted as an adjunct?  Please see the attached “explainer” for a run-down on how best to…

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