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CELT Programs At A Glance

CELT programs are designed to advance a culture of learner-centered, reflective teaching and leadership rooted in evidence and equity.  In these multi-day programs, instructors engage with a community of peers across disciplines to discover new approaches to teaching and learning.  
Faculty Fellows programs meet regularly over a semester or year to collaboratively explore the research on teaching and learning, problem solve pedagogical issues, and find solutions to challenges in the classroom. The communities engage in reflection and discussion through regular meetings and asynchronous work.  
  • CELT Faculty Fellows Engage in reflective conversations about teaching & learning, share best practices, and observe peers’ classrooms. (Fall, ~10 meetings) 
  • Equity & Inclusion Fellows Program Reflect upon ways to integrate equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist practices into your teaching. (Spring, ~10 meetings) 
  • SELECT Fellows Explore social-emotional learning, equity, civic engagement, and contemplative practices to foster well-being, emotional agility, and cognitive flexibility in the classroom. (Year-long, ~10 meetings) 
These multi-day institutes provide an opportunity for faculty to spend structured and concentrated time with colleagues designing or revising a course.  Through interactive discussions, readings, and model activities, faculty gain foundational skills and strategies to foster a classroom environment that enhances learning for all students.  
When students and faculty work in partnership to improve the teaching and learning experience, the traditional power dynamics in the classroom are unsettled. Faculty gain an opportunity to more deeply understand the student perspective, and students have the opportunity to be active participants in course design and revision.  
  • Pedagogical Partnership Program: Partner with a student for a semester to create innovative strategies for enhancing student engagement, increasing equity, and improving learning outcomes 

Interdisciplinary, participant-directed groups meet in Learning Communities over the course of a year to collaboratively delve into a topic by drawing on relevant literature, researching practices at other universities, and engaging with local experts.  Click here for more on current learning communities. 

As faculty navigate their academic career over time, they will draw on skills in leadership, management, networking, writing, and mentoring - all while balancing their personal life. CELT's career development programs support faculty at different stages of their career as they continue to develop these critically important and transferrable skills. 


In addition to longer running programs, CELT offers events focused on timely topics and university-wide priorities.  These include single session Workshops, Book Groups,  Invited Speakers and Annual Events including our fall ALD Alumni Symposium, December Teaching Symposium and Spring Annual Teaching Conference.  See our Events Page for upcoming dates & times.