High school teachers benefit from the experience of teaching a college-level course, setting higher standards for students, and helping to prepare students for higher education. Each participating teacher is sponsored by an Everett Community College (EvCC) faculty member who can assist in curriculum development and provide valuable supplemental materials and teaching methodology.
Teacher and Course Eligibility
Requirements vary depending on the subject matter, and are determined by the EvCC academic departments involved.
Appropriate academic department and the division dean review each application to insure that teacher’s credentials meet the college’s minimum hiring standards and determine that a high school course content and text are equivalent to the college’s course. In addition, eligibility will include ensurance of meeting National Association of Concurrent Enrollment Program (NACEP) Accreditation Standards.
Contact the appropriate college faculy for curriculum questions. Click here for a contact list
Steps for Teacher and Course Approval:
- Determine that your course may match a college course by reviewing the Everett Community College catalog.
- Review the Minimum Qualifications for the subject area you are applying for.
- Obtain approval from the high school principal to apply to the program.
- Complete the Employment Application
Develop your course syllabus including textbook information (helpful to include a copy of the Table of Contents with chapter/topics covered, student learnining objectives, and assessment information.
High School Instructors applying to participate in the CHS program are advised that all syllabi and assignments must include current EvCC/Department Learning Objectives for each course listed on the application. Syllabi indicating AP status alone are not sufficient for receiving EvCC credit.
English teachers only: please review these documents:
Comprehensive Program Learning Objectives
Critical thinking compendium
Critical Thinking Rubric
Submit employment application, course syllabus, a sample of a major assessment (exam, project, essay), textbook information, resume, and unofficial transcripts to:
College in the High School
2333 Seaway Blvd.
Everett, WA 98203
Or fax to 425-259-8299
Teacher Compensation & Roles and Expectations
The EvCC courses are considered part of the teacher's contracted work. S/he is paid by the school district. EvCC pays the teacher a stipend for attending the mandatory fall meeting, professional development activity and other administrative work associated with participating in the program. The teacher responsibilities and expectations are outlined in both the High School Teacher Guidelines and in the inter-agency agreement between EvCC and the school district. Click here to read the agreement template.
The college distributes paychecks in two ways: 1) Direct deposit. 2) AccelaPay Card. With the AccelaPay Card, your pay will be deposited onto a prepaid Visa® card. The AccelaPay Card can be used to make purchases or get cash everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted worldwide. It’s not a credit card and there is no cost to enroll. You must pick up your AccelaPay Card in the Payroll office located in Olympus Hall, room 111.
All instructors will complete a Payment Authorization form and select either Direct Deposit or AccelaPay Card as part of the hiring document packet. Note: after enrolling in direct deposit, the first check must be picked up so that a test electronic funds transfer can be made; all subsequent checks will be directly deposited.
Payroll dates for the 2013-14 year are:
First semester only: Febuary 25, 2014
All year and second semester only: July 10, 2014