Faculty Commons: For Faculty by Faculty

Welcome to Faculty Commons!

Your space for learning, meeting, collaborating and growing.


“I love the collegiality and camaraderie of the Faculty Commons. It’s a great place to hold a book discussion or have a planning meeting.”-David Spataro

  Video: Faculty Commons Summer 2020


Register for our summer workshops! Registration available in our Current Events Catalog.

*All of our offerings have been adjusted to “remote or virtual sessions”.

Faculty Development


The Faculty Commons provides different development opportunities led by Bellevue College faculty and staff. They are offered online, face-to-face, or hybrid. A stipend may be provided.
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Mentoring and Advocacy


We organize a variety of mentoring and advocacy programs throughout each quarter. Mentors hold weekly office hours at the Faculty Commons and can be contacted by phone or email.
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Community Building & Wellness

mentoring and advocacy

Community building promotes the connection of our faculty at other levels aside from pedagogical activities.   We also partner with the Wellness Center to provide physical and mental wellness activities for our faculty.
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New Faculty Orientation


Each new faculty is highly encouraged to attend the face-to-face orientation provided at least once a quarter.  In this training, participants learn about our college culture and organization, faculty rights and responsibilities, and resources to support faculty and students.
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Creating Equity at Bellevue College


Equity: A person helping others

The Faculty Commons is committed to providing equitable, relevant, evidence-based, and transformational faculty development opportunities to all instructors at Bellevue College. To that end, the Faculty Commons offers a variety of workshops and equitable strategies centered on developing and enhancing our inclusive practices at Bellevue College. 

Equity Creation Efforts

Visit Us!

community building

We are located on the Main Campus, Room D104, just across the cafeteria.
Our office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
If you need access outside of these hours, please give us a call at (425)564-3344.
You can also email Aris Andrade (aris.andrade@bellevuecollege.edu).
Walk-ins are welcome!