Article 11: Educational Benefits

Collective Bargaining Agreement for Part-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty CBA

Table of Contents

Article 10: Leave

Article 12: Insurance


Part-time faculty and their dependents are eligible for educational benefits as authorized by the CNM policy contained in the Employee Handbook, provided the part time faculty member has a teaching assignment during the term in which the benefit is to be used.

Domestic partners who have registered through CNM’s Human Resources Department are eligible for this benefit.

Part-time instructors who use this benefit must comply with the policies and procedures related to this benefit, including the repayment of the value of this benefit if the instructor does not complete their assignment for the term.


In order to improve the professional development opportunities for part time faculty, instructors are eligible to be released from classroom responsibilities with full pay to participate in approved professional development activities. Such activities may include meetings, conferences or seminars.