Dear Scotty, I was working through my benefit selection page and checked my NBS account to see if there was any money left over from the past year. The numbers didn’t match the form I submitted last year and my paycheck amounts are higher than they should be. And then, I looked from the last year and I put extra money into the account, but didn’t spend it. How can I get my money back? Why is MiraCosta trying to take my hard-earned money?
Without my money, I’m so lonesome I
Are you evaluating associate faculty this semester? Did you know you can get paid for each observation? According to our Faculty Assembly contract, you can claim two hours of additional pay for each observation you complete. Per section C.12.0 of our District/Faculty Assembly Agreement (p.30): “Faculty carrying out observation and evaluation of associate faculty shall be compensated for 2.0 work hours (0.061 non-contractual non-teaching LHE) per observation at the applicable
Left to right: George McNeil, Brent Pickett, Paul Clarke, Mark Laurel, Jeanine Sepulveda, Steve Eso, Christina Sharp, Mark Whitney, dara, Kraig Williams In the late hours of November 6th, many of us sighed in relief to find that our two trustees, Rick Cassar and Bill Fischer were indeed re-elected. The two running in opposition to our incumbents didn’t really seem to be “in it to win it,” but they still managed to earn votes. It is very apparent Bill’s tabling at community ev
The MiraCosta College FA is comprised of a diverse group of faculty from all full-time faculty areas: classroom, non-classroom, Career Education, traditional transfer areas, tenured and tenure-track, to name a few…. This week we’d like to introduce some of your tenure-track FA Council members who work hard to support all FA members, and they've answered some questions so you can get to know them better. Current Tenure-Track FA Council Members Annie Ngo
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Although there are a number of recent, positive signs regarding the future of California’s Community Colleges, there are also a number of concerns being expressed by faculty leaders from around the state. A contingent of MiraCosta FA members attended the Fall, San Diego meeting of the California Community College Independents (CCCI) in October. Advocates for Community College faculty, including the new director of the Faculty Association for California Community College (FACC