Center for Professional Studies

April 16, 2010
Dear Deborah Brady,
The course detailed below has been approved by the Center for Professional Studies at Fitchburg State College.
Course Name: Creating Community Service Learning Opportunities in the Classroom
Semester: Summer I 2010
Course Dates: 4/30/10 - 8/25/10
Course Times: Times Vary
Location: North Middlesex Regional High School, Townsend, MA
Below is your course number information along with the credits and associated costs for your course. Checks should be made payable to Fitchburg State College:

Course Number: PDMT 6441
Schedule Number (CRN): 40597
3 Graduate Credit at $255

Please keep in mind the following important information for your successful course:

Registration & Fee Payment
Students must register and pay for the course prior to 5/5/2010. Students will need the above schedule number and course number to register. Instruct all potential students to print the registration form to fax or mail it in. More course information may be found at www.fsc.edu/cps. Forms with missing or incorrect information may be returned and delay processing time.
Full payment is required when the student registers for the course. Students may submit personal checks (made payable to Fitchburg State College), VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express as forms of payment. Cash and purchase orders will not be accepted. Completed registration forms and payments should be sent to the Center for Professional Studies, Fitchburg State College, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg MA 01420. Registration forms and payments should be received at the CPS by 5/5/2010.
Instructor Salary

As we discussed, your salary to teach this course will be paid by School District.

Syllabus

Fitchburg State views the course syllabus as an important document as it serves as an agreement between the college, its students and the faculty member. It serves as an assurance that goals will be addressed, content will be delivered and assignments received and graded in a timely manner. The approved syllabus you submitted must be distributed to each student on the first day of class.

Accessing Course Rosters & Submitting Grades

If your course is being offered for graduate credit, please see the information and instructions on how to access your class roster and submit grades via the web at http://www.fsc.edu/registrar/documents/OnlineGradeSubmissionInstructions.pdf

Student Transcripts

Upon the completion of the course, a student who took a course for graduate credit may require a transcript or grade report to show proof of completion or want a transcript for their own records. Please instruct the students to visit the student transcript web information at http://www.fsc.edu/registrar/regtran.html. For students who took a course for PDP’s, CEC’s or CEU’s, those certificates should be given out at the conclusion of the course by the sponsoring agent.

Center for Professional Studies Policies & Procedures

Please familiarize yourself with the enclosed CPS policies and procedures so you can answer students’ questions should they arise.
Best wishes for the successful completion of your course. Should you have any questions, please contact me at (978) 665-3636 or at tmcgrat3@fsc.edu.
Sincerely,
Center for Professional Studies
Fitchburg State College
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420