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These Colleges of DCCCD Faculty Credentialing Guidelines provide a general credential guide for programs and disciplines offered by one or more of the seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District. In accordance with SACSCOC Standard 6.2.a (Faculty Qualifications) of the Principles of Accreditation, for each of its educational programs, the institution documents the qualifications of its faculty members (reference the end of this page).
Individuals utilizing this document should also consult with the appropriate credentialing designee at each institution with questions regarding minimum and preferred credential requirements. Updated: June 4, 2019.
**In lieu of the minimum “three years of nonteaching work-related experience” requirement, Richland College prefers the following work experience statement: “A signed, dated résumé detailing all relevant work experience.”
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Standard 6.2.a (Faculty qualifications) of the "Principles of Accreditation" reads as follows:
For each of its educational programs, the institution justifies and documents the qualifications of its faculty members.
When an institution defines faculty qualifications using faculty credentials, institutions should use the following as credential guidelines:
Approved: College Delegate Assembly, December 2006 Updated for Revised Principles: April 2018