Faculty Resources

Important Announcements:

Fall 2014

  • Faculty Center for Student Success:  For faculty support in pedagogy and best practices in online and on campus classes, please see our faculty coordinators and staff in the Faculty Center for Student Success (BGS 249).  For additional information, go to: http://www.saddleback.edu/fcss
  • Professional Development Activities:  Throughout the year, Saddleback College will be hosting professional development activities.  For additional information, check out our webpage: http://www.saddleback.edu/oelr/professional-development
  • Prepare for Fall 2014: As a new or returning faculty, explore this site for the latest tips for both you and your students to support your success at Saddleback College: Semester Procedures.
  • Important Change:  Curriculum Approval Process for Online Education (see below).

Very Important Announcement
C2/C3 Distance Education Faculty Approval – Process Change

  • As the result of a vote by the Curriculum Committee in a special meeting today, the current C2/C3 DE Faculty approval process will be suspended effective immediately. 
  •  The August 22 deadline for submission has been cancelled. No forms are due for DE faculty approval.
  • No currently scheduled classes will be cancelled as a result of DE approval status of the instructor for the Fall 14 and Spring 15 semesters.
  • A work group will be convened to research and develop a process that both meets regulations and works with the dynamic scheduling deadlines of the college.

June Millovich, Curriculum Chair
Dan Walsh, Academic Senate President

Teaching and Learning

Fall 2014 Faculty Coordinators - Faculty Center for Student Success (BGS 249)

To serve all faculty members with their instructional needs in both online and on campus classes, the Center has five faculty coordinators for Fall 2014. The names and contact information for these coordinators are:

  • Kathy Damm:  kdamm@saddleback.edu or (949) 582-4816 or View profile for Dr. Juan Avalos
    Center Hours: Tuesday/Thursday from 8:30 am to 11:30 am or by appointment
  • Rebecca Knapp: rknapp@saddleback.edu or (949) 582-4613 or View profile for Dr. Juan Avalos
    Center Hours: Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm or by appointment (Focus on CTE)
  • Jenny Langrell: jlangrell@saddleback.edu or (949) 582-4453 or View profile for Dr. Juan Avalos
    Center Hours: Monday from 10 am to 1 pm or by appointment
  • Ken Lee:  klee46.edu or (949) 348-6290 or View profile for Dr. Juan Avalos (Focus on CTE)
    Center Hours: Friday from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm or by appointment
  • Brett Myhren: bmyhren@saddleback.edu or (949) 582-4600 or View profile for Dr. Juan Avalos
    Center Hours: Wednesday from 2 pm to 5 pm or by appointment

Key support for faculty include:

  • Conducting new faculty orientations - general overview
  • Providing individual sessions and workshops on best practices in teaching and learning in both online and on campus classes.
  • Advising faculty on college resources and services.
  • Coordinating outside professional development training and workshops for all faculty.
  • Maintaining and updating our Faculty Guide to Online Education.
  • Supporting faculty with the development and implementation of online courses.
  • Serving as a liaison with deans and department chairpersons on the instructional needs of their faculty.

Quick Links:

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Professional Development Activities


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Semester Procedures


  Important College/Division Dates:

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  Faculty Center for Student Success (BGS 249)


Faculty Center for Student Success


Instructional Design and Distance Education Support (CIDDE)

Free Tutoring and Workshops for Students

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Library Workshops


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Please refer your students in need of support with their college email, MySite, and Blackboard to these sites:


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Online Education


Blackboard Support Center


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