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Teaching with Us


We're always looking for enthusiastic instructors to lead classes. Do you have the skills and desire to teach? Turn your passion into opportunity!

Teaching with NMC Extended Education & Training

We are always offering new classes on a wide variety of topics that are of interest to the community. Please include the following when submitting a course proposal:

  • How much interest is there in this topic?
  • What would students learn in the class?
  • What is your experience teaching about this topic? (Teaching degree is not required.)
  • Prevailing health guidelines will apply to face to face classes. These classes will meet NMC safety guidelines.
Fill out our Course Proposal Form for Adult Community Classes HERE

Email Extended Education with questions or contact the appropriate Program Manager:
Abdul-Karim, Christa: Culinary, Global, Wellness, Writing, Language & Culture, Coffee Chats, Yoga
Jackson, Kristy: Northern Naturalist, Creative Arts, Dance, Recreation, Home & Hobby, Fitness, Youth Programs
Matchett, Laura: GRASP, SCECHs, New Community Partnerships
Sonnabend, Elizabeth: Business, Financial Planning, Technology, Professional Development


New to teaching for NMC Extended Education & Training?

Click on the My Profile link in the left menu to see your profile. Click Update Your Profile at the bottom to make corrections. Email us to update your bio or if you would like to add a photo.

Click on Future Rosters to see the classes you are currently signed up to teach.

Watch our welcome video!


Instructor To Do List:

1. Download an Independent Contractor Form
If you are teaching for NMC Extended Education & Training and you are NOT an NMC employee, you are an Independent Contractor; you control your own work schedule, you hire your own assistants, you seek your own training and professional development, you are allowed to offer services outside of NMC, you own and use your own tools and materials, you do not have an office at NMC, you are not covered under NMC's compensation and liability insurance and maintain your own if necessary.

2. Download a W-9 Form

3. Email completed forms (be sure to read #1 completely) to

Want to take classes? Create a separate Student Profile. Email us and we can link them together.

Teaching with the Marine Center

If you are interested in teaching for Northwestern Michigan College's Marine Center, please email us or contact (231) 995-2500.