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FAQ for Prospective Instructors

How many workshops will be offered?

Twelve workshops will be offered in the Fall 2020 series. Additional courses may be considered based on the success of this initial effort.

Will instructors be compensated for their efforts?

Yes, they will receive a one-time workshop development fee of $250. Co-instructors will share the fee.

Will the College provide needed materials or equipment for the participants?

The college will not be sending physical materials to participants. Participants will need to provide their own.

Can the College send lists of needed materials or readings via email to the participant before the course?

Yes, we are happy to assist you in sending those materials digitally through email.

When will the workshops be taught?

The workshops will be taught online between Nov. 9 and 24. 

When are workshops applications due?

Applications are due by Sunday, Oct. 18.

When will workshops be approved?

You will be notified by Oct. 23.

I want to teach a workshop, but I don’t have any teaching experience.

That’s fine! We just ask that you are passionate about the topic.

My non-alum spouse/friend would like to teach a workshop – can they?

Unfortunately, currently, we are limiting the teaching of courses to just Grinnell alumni.

Can I donate my “workshop development fee” as a gift to the College?

Unfortunately, no, but you can volunteer your time instead of a fee.