Become an Instructor
Submit a current resume or CV, all college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable), and a recommendation from your principal to firstname.lastname@example.org. After instructor approval, you'll be asked to submit a syllabus.
Steps to Offering a Concurrent Credit Course
- School district seeks approval to offer concurrent credit by submitting:
- Instructor’s vita or resume.
- Instructor’s transcripts.
- Proposed course.
- NNU department chair and/or school dean appoints a faculty member to consider the proposal.
- NNU faculty reviews instructor’s transcripts and resume, and determines whether the instructor is qualified to teach the course. Considerations for approval are: sufficient formal education in requested subject area, related work experience in content area, and demonstration of ability to present selected curriculum at the expected collegiate level for concurrent enrollment credit.
- NNU faculty meets with the high school instructor to discuss alignment of the proposed course to the University course. This collaboration includes formulating a syllabus, course pedagogy, content, textbook, grading scale, and assessment.
- High school instructor submits a course syllabus for approval.
- NNU faculty partners with the high school instructor by:
- Collaborating in the design of the course.
- Creating a system of evaluation worthy of college credit.
- Communication, classroom visits, and review of the final grade assignments in conjunction with an evaluation of the final exam or other summative evaluation.
- Offering and participating in professional development opportunities.
- Submitting an evaluation of the course with recommendations to the department chair/school dean and Academic Program Director.
- Concurrent Credit Office:
- Prepares a course request form to be approved by department chair, academic dean, and Academic Program Director.
- Notifies high school of course approval and sends appropriate course documentation and information to the concurrent credit instructor.
- Prepares and distributes publicity information to appropriate school district personnel.
- Participates in parent meetings, coordinating the dates with the high school and appropriate NNU personnel (academic faculty and deans, and concurrent credit staff).
- High school instructor:
- Collaborates with the assigned NNU faculty member to ensure course objectives are met.
- Participates in professional development opportunities and other NNU-sponsored activities.
- Distributes credit information to students in applicable classes.
- Coordinates student registration with Concurrent Credit Office.
- Assists students with course requirements and procedures.
- Completes and submits grades online or hard copy to the NNU Registrar’s Office.
- Student enrolls in the course and receives final grade transcript from Registrar’s Office.