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Tomeco Hubbard Spring 2011 Dr. Barry Dotson The Community College The Florida College System
First private junior college established in 1927.
First public community college Palm Beach Junior College established in 1933.
Florida Community College System established in 1957.
The Florida College System
Chancellor Willis N. Holcombe is the 2 nd chancellor under new college system.
Systems consist of 28 institutions both community colleges and four-year state colleges.
Only 9 of the 28 institutions are community colleges.
64 campuses with 182 sites.
Brevard Community College
College of Central Florida
Daytona State College
Edison State College
Florida Gateway College
Florida Keys Community College
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Gulf Coast Community College
Hillsborough Community College
Indian River State College
Lake –Sumter Community College
Miami Dade College
North Florida Community College
Northwest Florida State College
Palm Beach State College
Pasco-Hernando Community College
Pensacola State College
Polk State College
Santa Fe College
Seminole State College of Florida
South Florida Community College
St. Johns River State College
St. Petersburg College
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Tallahassee Community College
Valencia Community College
Open admissions policies allows for a diverse student population.
66 percent of the state’s high school graduates attend institutions within the Florida College System.
Florida ranks number one in the producing more students with associate’s degrees compared to other southern states.
1 in 5 receive some type of aid.
Four Florida community colleges are participating in Achieve the Dream (AtD).
Over 800,000 students enrolled in the 2009-2010 school year.
39 percent full-time students.
61 percent part-time students.
59 percent of the students are female.
41 percent minority enrollment.
Median age is 25 years.
41,991 of the students are dually enrolled high school students.
In 2009- 2010 the college awarded 86,970 degrees.
39.3 percent of students with an A.A. transfer from the Florida College System to the State University System (SUS).
1.4 percent of students with an A.S. transfer to the SUS.
76 percent of students that transfer to an SUS maintain a 2.5 GPA.
Who is the faculty within the FCS?
18,048 or 75 percent part-time faculty employed by the FCS
5, 715 or 25 percent full- time faculty employed by the FCS.
75 percent of tenured faculty within the FCS.
Females in the FCS outnumber the males.
Whites lead the FCS in part-time and full-time faculty.
Over half the faculty hold a master’s or higher degree.
3:1 ratio of part-time to full- time instructors.
Workforce education, adult basic education, and English as a second language rely heavily on part-time faculty.
48 percent are female.
Five or more years experience at current institution.
Teach 40% of classes.
Part-time faculty guidelines
Colleges should recruit and maintain a pool of qualified part-time faculty.
Qualifications of part-time faculty should be consistent with the Criteria for Accreditation of the Commission on Colleges for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Orientation of part-time faculty
A current faculty handbook should be provided.
Full-time faculty members should be assigned as mentors to new part-time faculty
Appropriate workspace should be provided .
Provided with a sample course syllabus for each course they teach.
Evaluation and supervision such as student feedback.
Participation in departmental and college faculty meetings and professional development activities and included on distribution list for college newsletters and other publications.
Compensation for teaching by should cover not only the course hours but also out-of-class activities such as course preparation, orientation, faculty meetings, and identified hours to meet with students outside the class time.
Colleges should consider implementing a program to recognize part-time faculty for outstanding teaching performance.
Governance and Administration
Colleges and community colleges within the FCS report to the Florida State Board of Education.
The Florida College System shall be supported by the Division of Community Colleges within the Department of Education reporting to the Commissioner of Education.
Colleges within the Florida College System are locally based and governed by a district
board of trustees appointed by the Governor.
Board of Trustees serve a four-year term.
Chancellor Dr. Willis N. Holcombe is at the apex of the Florida College System.
Appointed by the Florida Board of Education
Florida Association of Community Colleges was created to help the Florida Legislature understand and advocate for the community college.
Faculty governance either consists of
collective bargaining units
and/ or faculty senate
$2,765 is average in the FCS.
$4, 886 is average for the State Universities.
The FTE increased to 383,408 in 2010-2011 from 359,900 in 2009- 2010.
State and federal funding decreased to $2,867 per FTE in 2010-2011.