Thank you for joining our community of professional instructors and adult learners. At UCSC Extension, our instructors are a valued and respected resource. We rely on you to help us fulfill our public mission to bring the very best continuing education to our students in the Silicon Valley, throughout the Bay Area, and beyond, through our online courses.

As an instructor, you are the primary contact between UCSC Extension and our students. Your expertise, professionalism, commitment, and the quality of your teaching instill enthusiasm for lifelong learning and career growth.

To the many instructors who have taught for us throughout the years, our gratitude and appreciation runs deep. To our new instructors: welcome! Together we can deliver the finest continuing education available—imparting knowledge that can change the course of a career or a life.

We’ve developed this guide to help orient you to UCSC Extension’s resources, policies and procedures. We hope you’ll enjoy your experience as a UCSC Extension Instructor.


Lynda M. Rogers, Ed. D.

Dean, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension