Preparing Future Faculty Workshops

Whether you are developing your teaching skills or starting your academic job search, as graduate students and postdocs you will find a variety of workshops aimed at helping you prepare for teaching in higher education. 

Teaching Workshops for Future Faculty and TA Development

The teaching workshop series presents a variety of pedagogical theory and hands-on practice to support your teaching development. These workshops are aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who are teaching assistants and/or preparing for careers as faculty in higher education. While this workshop series contributes to the foundation-level learning outcomes for the Teach to Teaching certificate and the associate level CIRTL certificate, all are welcome regardless of membership in these certificate programs.

The Spring 2021 teaching workshop series will be delivered remote via BlueJeans at

Student Motivation for Learning (Tech to Teaching F2.1) | Wednesday, February 17 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
Inclusive Teaching (Tech to Teaching F2.2) | Tuesday, March 2 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
Evidence-Based Teaching (Tech to Teaching F3.1) | Thursday, March 18 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
Classroom Assessment Techniques (Tech to Teaching F3.2) | Thursday, April 1 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

The Fall 2020 Teaching Workshop series included:
How Learning Works (Tech to Teaching F1.1) | Tuesday, September 22 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (note the change of date to 9/22)
Teaching for All through Universal Design for Learning (Tech to Teaching F5.2) | Wednesday, October 7 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 
Teaching with Technology (Tech to Teaching F5.1) | Thursday, October 22 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
Writing Learning Outcomes (Tech to Teaching F4.1) | Wednesday, November 4 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 
Measuring Learning (Tech to Teaching F4.2) | Thursday, November 19 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

International TA Workshop Series: Building Teaching Mentor Relationships

This workshop series aims to empower international TAs [ITAs] as they build relationships with mentors and colleagues here at Georgia Tech, and will include activities and discussions around managing relationships with your teaching mentors, developing effective relationships with students, and opportunities to converse with fellow ITAs from institute-wide. You are invited to attend one or all sessions!

Session 1: Friday, February 5 at 4:00 pm EST - Establishing a Good Relationship with Your Teaching Mentor 
Session 2: Friday, February 19 at 4:00 pm EST - Soliciting Feedback and Asking for Help 
Session 3: Friday, March 5 at 4:00 pm EST - Developing Successful Relationships with the Students 
Session 4: Friday, April 2 at 4:00 pm EST - Growing from Lessons Learned and Celebrating Successes 


Future Faculty Job Search Academy

Academic jobs typically open for applications in the fall semester and conduct phone interviews and campus visits in the early spring. For those on the academic market this year, join the spring edition of the Future Faculty Job Search Academy, a series of synchronous workshops, asynchronous resources, and peer interactions designed to help you prepare for academic interviews and job talks. In fall 2020, we hosted the first semester of the Future Faculty Job Search Academy, which included resources to prepare your cover letter, CV, and teaching, research, and diversity statements.


Workshops offered through the CIRTL Network

Thanks to Georgia Tech's membership in the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), the following online resources are available free of charge to students, postdocs, faculty, and staff at Georgia Tech.



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