TEACHING AT CU We would like to announce that this year the Fall Intensive is being held in Fleming, (rooms 154, 155, 156,157).
The workshops are scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 21-23, 8:00 or 8:30 am to 4:15pm daily.
FALL WORKSHOPS Fall semester workshops will return starting the week of September 9th. We will have 6 workshops with the addition of a new TIGER research workshop series. More details to come in September.
November 19, 2012
The PFP project parallels our PFF project, but places graduate students in internship sites off campus.
A master’s or doctoral level students decide they don’t want to pursue an academic
career. For those considering a career in business, government, industry, or the nonprofit sector, we
provide activities to help them explore options. Our Preparing Future Professionals (PFP)
activities are designed to help current graduate students translate preparation for teaching into
preparation for management and leadership.
Companies like to hire graduate level professionals who can demonstrate higher level
organizational skills and who have shown an investment in their own professional development.
Through an on-site internship at a personally selected site, participants have the opportunity
to develop and engage in collegial relationships with leaders in the private or nonprofit sectors.
Interns acquire leadership, communication, organizational, entrepreneurial, and interpersonal
skills. For example, an anthropology student might do an internship with a technology company
or an art student might do an internship with a city government office. The Graduate Teacher
Program collaborates with Graduate Student Career Programs in the Career Services office to
place students in appropriate sites and administer the Professional Development Certificate for
Business, Government, Industry, and the Arts
Applications will be reviewed and selected on the clarity of:
As learning to teach effectively is a developmental process, we suggest that graduate teachers complete the requirements over a minimum of two or more years, although several students have finished all requirements in 12 months.
The Certificate in College Teaching may be awarded to all graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty who complete the requirements and evaluation successfully.
Requirements include classroom teaching, participation in GTP workshops and discipline-specific activities, videotape consultations, faculty observation, and completing a teaching portfolio.
To qualify graduate teachers must complete the requirements detailed below.
Prior to certification, graduate teaching assistants (TAs) and graduate part-time instructors (GPTIs) from other countries have two additional requirements.