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Last approved: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:06:49 GMT

Last edit: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:06:45 GMT

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Fall 2022
Undergraduate and Graduate
North Alabama Public Service Training Center
General - Not Department Specific
General - Not College Specific
SACSCOC Credentials Guidelines:
1. Faculty teaching undergraduate general education and/or baccalaureate courses: Doctorate or Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or Master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
2. Faculty teaching graduate and post-baccalaureate course work: Earned Doctorate/ terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline (a minimum of 18 hours above the Master’s degree in the teaching discipline).
Does this faculty member hold a terminal degree in this discipline or a related field?

Additional Qualifications Complete this section to provide additional qualifications to meet the SACSCOC credentials guidelines. Identify all additional qualifications that apply and explain each item in the justification textbox. Indicate the dates of these additional qualifications and clearly describe the relationship between these qualifications and the course content and/or the expected outcomes of the course(s) assigned to faculty member. Supporting documents such as vita, copies of licenses and certificates, etc., should be submitted with this form by clicking the "attach file" link below. External validation of additional qualifications should be supported by these supplemental documents.
With the aim of serving and collaborating with local, regional, and statewide public service agencies, the North Alabama Public Service Training Center at the University of North Alabama will support training, collaboration, education, and research for public service leaders and employees. The Center will develop educational and training programs to serve local, regional, and statewide public service agencies, including law enforcement departments, fire departments, and other emergency services by collaborating with these agencies to ascertain educational and training needs. Development of the programming will be accomplished in consultation with the specific agencies. The Center will engage students and faculty to share knowledge, collaborate on interdisciplinary projects, and build sustainable partnerships with organizations that are essential for the well-being of our local, regional, and statewide communities.

The North Alabama Public Service Training Center will work in partnership with existing campus offices and programs to continue to build appropriate training and education programs and foster potential collaborations with public service agencies. The Center is committed to working with these agencies to address their needs. The Center is vital to this endeavor by providing space and personnel to develop initiatives and offer programs that will enhance the education and skills of their workforce and result in excellent service to their communities. The Center will sponsor and organize signature programs and initiatives that will fill any gaps in university offerings and will provide a central hub for the dissemination of information about campus and community programs and events.

The North Alabama Public Service Training Center will also enhance the training of students in specific degree programs with experiential opportunities and interactions with these various public service agencies.
Renee Vandiver (rpvandiver) (Mon, 07 Nov 2022 19:00:04 GMT): Approved by COAD on 11-7-22.
Renee Vandiver (rpvandiver) (Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:06:45 GMT): Reviewed by AAEM Committee on 12-1-22; Board of Trustees on 12-2-22.
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