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Recognitions

The Center for Teaching and Learning coordinates many of the major teaching awards available at Sinclair Community College. 

Sinclair Faculty Awards

 

Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award 

Adjunct faculty are key players in the success of Sinclair students and the college. The Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award celebrates one adjunct faculty member from each academic division. 

The Center for Teaching and Learning calls for nominations in February each year. Nominees will be reviewed and selected by the CTL Advisory Committee, the Adjunct Faculty Committee, and the past Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award winners. 

Adjunct Faculty of the Year Nomination Guidelines


Annually Contracted Faculty of the Year Award

Annually contracted faculty are crucial to the success of students and the academic divisions and departments they serve. The Annually Contracted Faculty of the Year Award celebrates one annually contracted faculty member from each academic division. 

The Center for Teaching and Learning calls for nominations in February each year. Nominees will be reviewed and selected by the Director of the CTL, a representative from the Provost's Office, and a representative from the Faculty Senate. 

Annually Contracted Faculty of the Year Award Nomination Guidelines


Honors Faculty of the Year Award

The Sinclair Honors Program is designed to meet the needs of students who seek intellectual challenges and are willing to assume more responsibility for their learning experience. To recognize faculty members who support honors students, the program awards one faculty member each year as the Honors Faculty of the Year

 

Higher Education Faculty Awards

 

American Association of Community Colleges

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation's community colleges. AACC has a variety of awards to honor two-year institutions.

Dale. P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award

Named in honor of former AACC President and CEO, the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award designation has been established to recognize individuals making a difference in the classroom. The Provost's Office will call for nominations and select the winner. 


Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges 

The Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) strives to foster cooperation and communication among Ohio's two-year institutions. OATYC has three different Teacher Awards that Sinclair consistently participates in annually.

Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award 

The Faculty Senate at Sinclair submits one adjunct faculty member to be recognized for their teaching excellence by OATYC and who then is considered for the overall Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award. 

Full-time Teacher of the Year Award

The Faculty Senate at Sinclair submits one full-time faculty member to be recognized for their teaching excellence by the OATYC and who then is considered for the overall Full-time Teacher of the Year Award

John Fallon Early Teacher of the Year Award

The Faculty Senate at Sinclair submits one early career full-time faculty member to be recognized for their teaching excellence by the OATYC and who then is considered for the overall John Fallon Early Teacher of the Year Award


The League for Innovation

Sinclair is a board member college of the League for Innovation. The League honors faculty, staff, and administrators at member colleges who have implemented innovation that improves the institution's ability to serve students and the community; and recognizes outstanding faculty, staff, and leaders in the community college field.

The Innovation of the Year Award 

The Provost's Office at Sinclair manages the Innovation of the Year Award. This award recognizes a project or program that reflects capstone achievements and the continuing renewal of the spirit of innovation and experimentation.

Teaching Excellence Award

Being recognized as a League for Innovation Teaching Excellence Award winner is one of Sinclair's highest accomplishments for faculty members.

The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Provost's Office at Sinclair call for nominations in September. Nominees will be reviewed by the CTL Advisory Committee and the Provost's Office. 


The Southern Ohio Consortium of Higher Education

The Southern Ohio Consortium of Higher Education (SOCHE) recognizes the importance of acknowledging the outstanding faculty at member institutions through its Excellence Awards

Faculty Excellence Award

The Faculty Excellence Award celebrates a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, service, and/or scholarship. 

The Center for Teaching and Learning calls for nominations in February. The CTL Advisory Committee and past winners of the award will select one faculty member to be recognized. 

Faculty Excellence Award Nomination Guidelines