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Faculty Credentialing

To prepare students for success, Moraine Park employs high quality full-time and adjunct faculty who meet hiring standards developed in compliance with the Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS), Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and state/federal licensing accreditation standards.

Adjunct faculty members teaching adult continuing education or community service/avocational courses do not fall under the Faculty Quality Assurance System, but must still meet any appropriate state or federal licensing and accreditation standards.

NOTE: Faculty members who meet the hiring standards at one Wisconsin technical college may not automatically meet those at another Wisconsin technical college.

Application Process

An online application must be completed in order to be considered for full-time or adjunct teaching opportunities.  Documents that must be submitted as part of the application process include the following:

  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from accredited post-secondary degree granting institutions
  • Copies of professional or occupational licenses required by a state or federal agency for employment in the occupation or profession
  • A minimum of 5 professional references (2 from supervisors; 3 from peers)


Criminal background checks are completed for all full-time and adjunct faculty positions before a hiring decision is made. For certain positions, caregiver and/or criminal background checks mandated by State statute, clinical contract or agency requirements will also be required.

Professional Development

All full-time and adjunct faculty members hired to teach degree or adult basic education courses that meet for more than 15 hours in one course section must maintain currency in their assigned content area and create annual professional development plans as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.

Additional Questions?

For more information about the faculty credentialing process, please contact the Associate Dean or Dean of the program or course you are interested in teaching.

Academic Programs Click to view a list of contacts
Basic Education, GED/HSED & English Language Learners (ELL)
General Education
(communications, math, science, social science & behavioral sciences)
Dean of General Studies
Non-Credit, Adult Continuing Education, Community Service/Community Education, and Business & Industry Training Dean of Economic and Workforce Development OR Associate Dean of Economic and Workforce Development