Carroll College, Helena Montana
Faculty Development

Faculty Development

Welcome to the Faculty Development Website

Download the brochureHere, you'll find all kinds of information about and for our faculty members, including:

  • due dates for funding and support from the Faculty Development Committee
  • updates about our mentorship program
  • instructions for applying for sabbaticals and course releases
  • upcoming faculty development forums
  • upcoming meetings for the "Teaching Circle"
  • upcoming presenters and topics for our "Faculty Colloquium" 
  • a digital copy of our latest Faculty Accomplishments brochure
  • other resources concerning internal and external faculty development opportunities

We want to hear from you.  Do you have suggestions or information for our website?  Contact the Faculty Development Committee at or

Faculty Development Requests ONLINE!

No more forms, copies, and signatures! Simply respond to this survey and your request for faculty development support will be received. Guidelines for your submission can be found here. You can also download the Travel Expense Report as well (must login to MyCarroll).


Your Feedback Counts!

The FDC plans to follow up the conversation at the faculty retreat with events throughout the year.  Let us know if you would like to participate or if you have ideas about how to continue this important dialogue.

Faculty Mentorship Program

The FDC sponsors Carroll's Faculty Mentorship Program for new faculty!  Check out our discussion boards here

Interested in becoming a mentor?  Contact the FDC!

Awards and Grants

Congratulations to the following faculty members, each of whom won the following awards and grants:

Teacher of the Year: Donna Greenwood, Nursing

Scholar of the Year: Dr. Jennifer Lowell, Health Sciences

Jerry Berberet Summer Research and Writing Grants:

  • Dr. Doreen Kutufam, Communications
  • Dr. Erik Pratt, Political Science
  • Dr. Brandon Sheafor, Biology


Faculty Events

Teaching Circle

Please join in on the conversations about teaching at the teaching circle held several times each semester in the Maronick Boardroom in the Campus Center unless otherwise noted.

For more information and specific dates and times, please contact Virginia Cooper at

Sister Annette Moran Faculty Colloquium

Below is a list of the faculty presentation dates for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Details on the presenters and their topics will be provided as they become available.

1. Oct. 3 - Dr. Jennifer Lowell, Health Science, will be presenting "Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Reveal Spatial Diversity among Clones of Yersinia pestis during Plague Outbreaks in Colorado and the Western United States"

2. Oct. 24 - Annette Ryerson, of Business, Accounting and Economics, will be presenting on “The Impact of Sociability on College Academic Performance and Retention of Native Americans”.

3. Feb. 6 - Joe Helbling, Education, will be presenting on "An Analysis of the Reading Choices of Adolescents from Low-Income, Culturally Diverse, Urban Schools Using the SEM-R Framework".

4. April 10 - Dr. Eric Hall, Philosophy and Theology, will be presenting on "The Betweeness of Persons".

All colloquia will be held at 4pm in the Maronick Board Room.  Refreshments will be provided.

Interested in presenting? Contact Charlotte Jones ( or Leslie Angel (

Mountain MoodleMoot

Join us in the heart of the Rocky Mountains on the campus of Carroll College as we gather to talk about, learn, discuss and enhance our use of Moodle. Unlock the secrets of Moodle! For more information, see the Mountian MoodleMoot website.

Travel Expense Report

Faculty, download the Carroll travel, entertainment and miscellaneous expense report form from MyCarroll. (You must login using your Carroll ID and password.)

External opportunities for faculty development

Get more information on external professional development opportunities.

Annual Deadlines

  • Travel and Research Awards
    • Fall: 2nd Friday of September
    • Spring: 2nd Friday of January
    • Summer: 2nd Friday of April
  • Course Release: December 1
  • Berberet Summer Grants: February 1
  • Teacher and Scholar of the Year: April 1     
  • Faculty Accomplishments Brochure Submission via survey: February 28
  • Sabbatical Proposals: October 1 of the preceeding year