Governor's Teaching Fellows Program
Enhance your teaching and network with colleagues throughout Georgia in 2014-2015
Please consider applying for the Governor's Teaching Fellows (GTF) academic year symposia program. The program consists of three-day symposia held six times over the academic year while also engaging in instructional improvement projects on their home campuses. The symposia include a combination of structured instructional and faculty development activities as well as self-directed activities designed to meet individual needs. Participants receive a stipend for each day of full participation on campus to assist with travel expenses. Meals and lodging are provided by the Governor's Teaching Fellows Program. Additional information is available at: http://ihe.uga.edu/programs/governors-teaching-fellows.
May 12-16, 2014
May 19-23, 2014
September 3-5, 2014
October 1-3, 2014
November 5-7, 2014
February 4-6, 2015
March 4-5, 2015
April 1-3, 2015
The Governor's Teaching Fellows Program was established by Zell Miller, former governor of Georgia, to provide Georgia's higher education faculty with expanded opportunities for enhancing teaching skills. Designed for faculty members at accredited public or private colleges or universities in the state of Georgia, participants are selected on the basis of their teaching experience, their interest in continuing instructional and professional development, their ability to make a positive impact on their own campus, and a strong commitment by their home institution for release time and other forms of support for the duration of their participation in the program. Any full-time, regular faculty member can apply. Several of our GRU colleagues have participated in the GTF program, and they unanimously report that it was a rewarding experience.
If you are interested in applying, please send a letter of intent, a current curriculum vitae, a one to two page philosophy of teaching, and a memo of support from department chair and dean to Kristin Casaletto (email@example.com) by Friday, March 7. A committee composed of former GTF fellows will review applications. The Center for Teaching and Learning will work with nominees to complete the procedure for application.
Colleagues who are accepted for participation in the program will be invited to participate in campus CTL activities by serving on the CTL advisory committee or one of its subcommittees.