"Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer--into a selflessness which links us with all humanity…"

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


SCSU 2016 Fall Convocation



For more information on Fall Convocation programs and concurrent sessions, click on the image above*



Featuring Faculty in Teaching Showcases

2016 New Faculty Orientation

Hosted by CETL

For more information, see New Faculty Orientation Schedule and New Faculty page

Paul Neiman - Engaging Students in Large Sections

John Sinko - Do you have Standards? Learning with Mastery Grading



Plenary Sessions

For more information click on the title above.

Terry Vermillion - Drum Circle Facilitation Training: Connecting through Rhythm Games

Jen Tuder - A History of Embodied Pedagogy


Conference at a Glance

Wednesday August 17

Thursday, August 18

Friday, August 19


President’s Address

Ritsche Auditorium



Academic Affairs Assembly*

Atwood Memorial Center, Ballroom


Concurrent Sessions D*


Ice Cream Social

Atwood Memorial Mall (Rain Site AMC, Cascade)


College/School Meetings


Huskies First 4—Academic Orientation


SCSU Strategic Plan Revision*

Atwood Memorial Center, Theater


Department/Program Meetings


Concurrent Sessions A*




Concurrent Sessions B*



FLC/CoP Welcome

Atwood Memorial Center, Voyagers




Inter-Faculty Organization Orientation: Contracts, Benefit, and Retirement*

Atwood Memorial Center, Alumni Room



FLC Logo

Professional Faculty Development & Collaboration Opportunities


CETL is now seeking participants

for the new 2016 – 2017 FLC and CoPs


CETL is proud to announce the approval of the 2016-2017 Faculty Learning Communities and Communities of Practice. We are now extending the opportunity to participate in these CoPs and FLCs to faculty and instructional staff. Applications for the FLCs and CoPs are embedded below each description. Please send all completed applications to CETL.

To access the participation form, click the link under the description of your choice of FLC or CoP.


Faculty and Professional Learning Community

  • FLC A: Assessing the Impact of Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum (ARPAC)

    Facilitators: Melissa Prescott, Darlene St. Clair, Debra Leigh & Kyoko Kishimoto

    • Objective: To assess the impact of the Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum (ARPAC) project on faculty participants and students who enroll in course taught by faculty participants.
    • FLCA-MemberApp


  • FLC B: Common Reading Program

     Fascilitators: Jennifer Quinlan (LRS), Shannon Olsen (English), Beth Berila (Ethnic and Women’s Studies), Darlene St. Clair (Darlene St. Clair), Christina Metzo

    • Objective: The project for the FLC as a collective will be to develop and conduct book talks and faculty development materials and workshops to support teaching of the common reading book, particularly in introductory level courses and first year seminars.


Communities of Practice

  • CoP A: Anti-Racist Pedagogy

    Facilitators: Darlene St. Clair & Melissa Prescott
    • Focus Area: Support faculty who have previously participated in the Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum (ARPAC) Project.
    • CoPA-MemberApp

  • CoP B: Reflections on Teaching: Cultural Diversity

    Facilitator: Deola Brumbaugh-Johnson
    • Focus Area: This CoP will look at how self-reflective practice will benefit students. In addition, it will analyze teaching experience as it relates to cultural diversity. In doing so, faculty involved in this CoP will find ways to improve and incorporate the best teaching practices within their curriculum.
    • CoPB-MemberApp

  • CoP C: Creating a Caring Culture: Confronting Bullying at SCSU

    Facilitators: Rachel Wexelbaum, Mary Clifford, Tom Hergert, Mark Jaede, Frances Kayona, Debra Leigh & Alex Palacco
    • Focus Areas: Anti-bullying education, interpersonal skill development, conflict resolution, organizational change, Husky Compact, campus climate assessment, safe spaces, diversity training, personal empowerment, and mindfulness.
    • CoPC-MemberApp




April 1st Workshop Day

For more information and session materials please follow the link below.

April Teaching & Learning Forum