Faculty Advancement on the Salary Schedule


Full-time and 7.5+ LHE Part-Time Faculty

Have you been trying to advance on the salary schedule, but haven’t had the time during the regular semester?  Winter vacation is a great time to work on those salary advancement units!

What options are available?


Select from a variety of programs for salary advancement. Refer to the IPD website for further information.

  1. Complete a Salary Advancement Credit Application
  2. Submit your completed signed application to the IPD Office by noon on Friday, December 1, 2017.
  3. IPD will meet on December 7 to review the applications. Notification of committee decision and copies of approved documents will be sent to the applicant’s GWC email.
  4. Once the project or course is completed, submit your Certificate of Complete to the IPD Office.


Unsure of what type of program to select? IPD offers a variety of courses which have been preapproved for salary advancement credits.

  1. Select a course from the IPD’s list of preapproved courses
  2. Complete a Salary Advancement Credit Application and check the Conference/Workshop box. Submit your completed signed application to the IPD Office.
  3. Enroll and begin your course.
  4. Once completed, submit your Certificate of Completion to the IPD Office. It’s that easy!

OPTION 3  (contact District HR for assistance. IPD does not oversee this program)

Enroll in a course through any accredited college for upper division coursework. LMU is a great option.

The IPD is here to help you achieve your goals!  Please contact your department IPD representative, Patty Fonseca, Staff Aide (gwcipd@gwc.cccd.edu) or Amanda Best, IPD Chair (abest@gwc.cccd.edu)  to help you navigate the ins-and-outs of salary advancement.

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