Adjunct Faculty Resources

Welcome to Middle & High School Education's Adjunct Faculty page at Lehman College. Adjunct faculty are a key members of the college community, enriching the curriculum with their professional experience and scholarly expertise.

On this page, you will find links to a variety of information and resources for adjunct faculty. If you are currently an adjunct faculty member or a prospective adjunct and you do not see what you are looking for, check with the department chair or the program coordinator in your program.

Jennifer Ochoa was named Lehman College’s Adjunct Teacher of the Year in 2020. Jen has been an adjunct instructor in the Department of Middle and High School Education at Lehman College since 2006, teaching pre-service and in-service teachers in the English Education program. Jen's deep knowledge of teaching and learning comes from her experience as a high school and middle school teacher since 1992, both in Lansing, MI and New York City. She currently teaches 8th grade English Language Arts in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan.

Adjunct Assistant Professor Iain Coggins has taught in the English Education program at Lehman College since 2017. He supports pre-service teacher candidates as a clinical field supervisor and student teaching seminar instructor. His completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University's Teachers College in 2021. His dissertation, Commonplace for Self-Reflexivity in Secondary English Language Arts, explores the use of commonplace books as a literacy-based inquiry strategy for teacher reflection and growth. In addition to holistic, inquiry-based instruction, Iain is passionate about teacher education. Recently, he developed a social emotional model for field supervision, one that merges the personal connection and collaboration of coaching with the close observation of supervision. Details of this work in progress can be seen here.

Professor Adam Yuro has been an adjunct instructor and co-coordinator of the Foreign Language Program in the Department of Middle and High School Education at Lehman College since 2017. Professor Yuro teaches methodology courses in second language acquisition and supervising student teachers. He derived his instructional expertise from 33 successful years as a secondary level educator of world languages in Westchester County, New York. In addition to teaching at Lehman, Professor Yuro also serves as an independent consultant in world language education at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES.

The Middle & High School Education Adjunct Faculty Handbook is a guide for part-time faculty. Along with general information, it presents important policies and practices related to faculty life in our department. The Adjunct Faculty Handbook is focused on the needs of our teaching faculty in adjunct titles.

Cooperating Teacher Resources

There are lots of databases that are freely available and relevant for practicing teachers. Most of these resources are available without a login including databases and search engines with access to scholarly articles and New York Schools Library professional development eBook collection that can be accessed with a DOE login.

Adjunct Faculty Guide to Lehman College

Welcome to Adjunct Faculty from the Office of Academic Affairs. Whether you are a Lehman veteran or new to the college, The Adjunct Faculty Guide to Lehman College will help you quickly find information you need about everything from campus services and privileges, to book orders and grading, to hiring policies and faculty evaluation.

Academic Calendar

A calendar indicating key dates and deadlines for important academic requirements and/or activities including, but not limited to, the start and end dates of classes, holidays, exam days, and registration dates.

Payroll Schedules

Please find below the adjunct pay schedule for senior and community colleges linked above.