logo
logo

FLEX

The purpose of the flexible calendar program is to provide time for faculty to participate in development activities that are related to “staff, student, and instructional improvement” (title 5, section 55720). The flexible calendar program is a component of the staff development program and the major vehicle for faculty participation in development activities.

The flexible calendar program allows faculty (full-time, part-time, instructional and non-instructional) the time to work individually or with groups to achieve improvement in three distinct areas,

Staff improvement Student improvement Instructional improvement

FLEX Online Submission

Some tips! After filling out the activity line on your form, please make sure to hit the ‘Add’ button (you will see a new row for a second activity pop up, if you do not have a second activity, you can leave this blank). The dates for your activities must be filled out in this format for the form to allow you to submit it: 09/19/2018 or 9/19/2018 (with the full 4 digit year). Finally, make sure you select the ‘Submit’ button at the bottom.

Flex is a two-step process:

  • Submit your goals through the online form no later than Friday; September 21, 2018.
  • Submit your completed activities through the online form no later than Friday; May 3, 2019.
  • Select your Dean from the drop down list and your Academic Term.
  • Then you can enter the information for flex activity and select the ‘Add’ button at the far end of the table.
  • The form will grow a line after selecting add after each flex activity.
  • Flex activities should be consistent with the Flex Guidelines Manual Activities related to:
  • Staff development, in-service training and instructional improvement. (Ex: Any institutional flex day activities)
  • Course instruction and evaluation. (Ex: Assessment workshops; discipline improvement)
  • Program and course curriculum/learning resource development, evaluation. (Ex: program review workshops)
  • Student personnel services. (Ex: attending Veterans workshops, or DSPS workshops.)
  • Learning resource services: (Ex: student advising, guidance, orientation, matriculation, faculty, and staff diversity.
  • Departmental or division meetings, conferences and workshops, and institutional research. (Ex: division meetings)

List of Goals: Your activities need to be related to these goals and may be completed through workshops offered by College of the Redwoods; offsite and/or online classes; conferences, etc. 

  1. Activities related to staff development, in-service training and instructional improvement. (Ex: Any institutional flex day activities or any Distance Education trainings or classes.)
  2. Those activities related to course instruction and evaluation. (Ex: Assessment workshops or courses taken to improve your discipline instruction.)
  3. Activities related to program and course curriculum or learning resource development and evaluation. (Ex: program review workshops.)
  4. Activities related to student personnel services. (Ex: attending Veterans workshops, or DSPS workshops.)
  5. Activities related to learning resource services.
  6. Activities related to: student advising, guidance, orientation, matriculation services, and student, faculty, and staff diversity. (Ex: participation in orientation or matriculation workshops or Veteran’s workshops.)
  7. Activities related to departmental or division meetings, conferences and workshops, and institutional research. (Ex: division meetings, other conferences or workshops; IR workshops.)
  8. Activities related to other duties as assigned by the district.


To log in, use your full CR email address and password used to access your email.


  • Eureka Main Campus
  • 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
  • Eureka, CA 95501
  • 707-476-4100
seal