Welcome to Offline Courses!

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Welcome to the new semester! The Distance Education team would like to help ensure that the courses being taught at Taft Modified Community Correctional Facility (MCCF) run as efficiently as possible. As an instructor, you will have access to the adjunct office (T6-G), copying rooms (G2 & Mail Room). These locations are used to make copies and pick-up/drop-off course materials.

  • Contact the Office of Instruction in advance to arrange for a key for Adjunct Office in T6-G.
  • Contact IT Department for your badge and permissions, for G2, T6 Offices, and Mailroom.

In order to ensure that student educational materials reach students in an appropriate time frame, please follow the procedures below.

By Monday the 24th of August (first day of FA2020), please provide the Distance Education Office:

    • Review and Complete all hyper-linked forms and steps on your Offline Faculty Toolbox <—–
    • Provide enough copies of your syllabus, for all enrolled students (+2 copies) to DE Team.
    • Provide the first week of necessary course materials- for all enrolled students (+2 copies)
      • All additional course materials should be dropped off prior to the date students need to receive it.
      • Adjunct Office in T6-G  is used to print single copies.
      • Mass copies are made in G2 or the Mail-room.
      • The Faculty Mailboxes in the mailroom are used for drop-offs and Pick-ups for our MCCF Location.
          • DE has adopted the first shelf under the full-time faculty mailboxes inside of the mailroom. Please leave your bulk items in our drop box here.
Important Tips

If this is your first time teaching an offline course at either facility, we would like to provide you with an open invitation to schedule a zoom meeting with us before the start of the term. We would be happy to further explain or answer any questions you may have about the process.

Please do not hesitate to reach out throughout the semester if you have any questions or concerns:

Marianne C. Bishop Ed.D

Director of Distance Education


Nicole Avina

Distance Educational Coordinator

(661) 763-7917


Heather Cash

Distance Education Instructional Aide 1 (MCCF)

(661) 763-7878