House File 240 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 240 BY BYRNES A BILL FOR An Act relating to the establishment of maximum full-time 1 teaching loads for community college career and technical 2 course instructors. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1773YH (2) 86 kh/sc
H.F. 240 Section 1. Section 260C.48, subsection 2, Code 2015, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 2. Standards developed shall include a provision that the 3 following provisions: 4 a. The full-time teaching load for an instructor in 5 arts and sciences courses shall be fifteen credit hours 6 per semester, or the equivalent, and the maximum academic 7 workload shall be sixteen credit hours per semester, or the 8 equivalent. An instructor in arts and sciences courses may 9 also have an additional teaching assignment if the instructor 10 and the community college administration mutually consent to 11 the additional assignment and the total teaching load does 12 not exceed twenty-two hours of credit per semester, or the 13 equivalent. 14 b. The full-time teaching load for an instructor in 15 career and technical courses shall not exceed an aggregate of 16 thirty-five hours per week or the equivalent. An instructor 17 in career and technical courses may also have an additional 18 teaching assignment if the instructor and the community college 19 administration mutually consent to the additional assignment 20 and the total teaching load per week does not exceed forty 21 hours or the equivalent. 22 EXPLANATION 23 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 24 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 25 This bill authorizes community college career and technical 26 course instructors to carry a full-time teaching load of 27 generally not more than 35 credit hours per week. However, an 28 additional teaching assignment may be added if the instructor 29 and the community college administration mutually consent to 30 the additional assignment and the total teaching load does not 31 exceed 40 hours per week or the equivalent. 32 -1- LSB 1773YH (2) 86 kh/sc 1/ 1