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Sabbatical Leave Process

If you are considering applying for a sabbatical leave, you will need to attend a mandatory Sabbatical Leave Workshop.

Full-time faculty who have completed 6 years of service (since their last sabbatical leave, if applicable) in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District are eligible to apply for a sabbatical leave for the following academic year. Per the current faculty contract, if you are interested in applying for a sabbatical leave during the 2016-17 academic year, you must attend a sabbatical leave workshop prior to submitting your application.


Steps of the Sabbatical Leave Process

  1. All applicants must attend one of the offered orientation workshops conducted jointly by the Academic Senates and AFT. You may attend any of the workshops listed below regardless of which campus you work from. If you do not attend one of these workshops, however, your application will not be accepted.
       --Monday, September 12, 2016 at 5:00p, (Cuyamaca College, Room I-207)
       --Monday, September 19, 2016 at 5:00pm (Grossmont College, College Conf Room)
       --Friday, September 16, 2016 at 12:00pm (Cuyamaca College, Room 1-209)
       --Thrusday, September 22, 2016 at 12:00pm (Grossmont College, College Conf Room)

  2. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016 @ 5:00PM: Complete sabbatical leave application. Submit electronically and in hard copy to the respective Academic Senate president. (One copy only. DO NOT STAPLE.)

  3. NOVEMBER 2-25, 2016: Applications are routed to Department Chair/Coordinator, Dean/Director, and Vice President for information and comment.

  4. DECEMBER 2016/JANUARY 2017: Applications are reviewed and ranked by the Sabbatical Leave Committee.

  5. JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017: Sabbatical leave selections submitted to the Chancellor.

  6. FEBRUARY 2017: Governing Board ratification.

  7. FEBRUARY 2017: Written notification of sabbatical leave awards to college President, Dean/Director, Chair/Coordinator, and applicants.

GCCCD CBA on Sabbaticals
Sabbatical Leave Procedure
Sabbatical Leave Application
Sabbatical Proposal Scoring Rubric

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