The nominees for this award are limited to full-time faculty (tenure track, tenured, or faculty in residence) with 5 years continuous service at the University. The individuals considered for this recognition show a commitment to teaching, demonstrated knowledge of pedagogy, and an interest in fostering innovative teaching practices at the University.
This year, up to two Teaching Fellows will be honored and each will be awarded a stipend of $5,000.
The Fellows will be celebrated and receive their medallions at the CETL Reception in April. Teaching Fellows engage in a number of teaching and learning activities including participation in workshops developed by CETL, encouraging teaching assistants to visit their classrooms, and serving as mentors for faculty in their discipline areas.
Who is Eligible?
The nominees for this award are limited to full-time faculty with 5 years continuous service at the University.
This year, deans and department heads will nominate eligible faculty for the CETL Teaching Fellow Award based on the criteria above. Faculty will be notified of their candidacy by November 27th, and will have seven weeks to complete an awards supplemental packet which is due on January 13th. A committee of former teaching fellows will review the nominations and determine the winners of the 2020 Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards. Winners will be announced on March 9th and honored at the CETL Awards Reception on April 14, 2020.
Teaching Fellow Past Award Winners:
Thomas Van Hoof
School of Nursing
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Development and Family Studies, Waterbury
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Natural Resources and the Environment
Curriculum and Instruction
Art & Art History