Students and staff shall conduct themselves within all college-related learning environments in accordance with standards outlined in WAC 495C-120 , college policy or any college documents detailing expected student and staff behavior, including but not limited to the CPTC Student Handbook, college catalog, program policies and individual course syllabi. College-related learning environments are defined as those areas in which formal and informal instruction and learning are occurring, i.e., classrooms, online courses, and library and other public spaces on campus.
Staff and administration have a responsibility to ensure that policies and procedures are adopted that allow for an appropriate learning environment to be maintained and to act in accordance with established procedures to prevent and/or address behavior that negatively impacts that learning environment.
A. Students: See Student Code of Conduct (WAC 495C-120 ), Student Handbook, college catalog, program policies and individual course syllabi for detailed expectations regarding student conduct and related procedures. Appropriate procedures shall be followed when addressing inappropriate student conduct including, but not limited to:
Staff and Faculty: See Chapter 2, Human Resources, of the college’s Policies and Procedures for specific policies related to staff behavior. Additionally, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professionalism with their students and as representatives of their industries and of the College, including, but not limited to, the following:
B. Student success comes first. Faculty are expected to model this value, including but not limited to:
C. Faculty members are expected to embrace technology and to be on the leading edge of both teaching technologies and the latest techniques and practices of their industries, including, but not limited , to:
D. Faculty are essential members of the College community and will demonstrate that commitment through various college-related activities, including but not limited to:
Revised: 1999, 2004, 2012