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Center for Teaching Excellence

CTE - Math Graduate Classroom

The mission of the Center for Teaching Excellence is to foster the enhancement of teaching excellence in all its forms.

We seek to provide constructive and developmental mechanisms for nurturing the excellence in teaching which already exists at IUP. These mechanisms will honor our differences and build on our strengths.

  • Director: Dr. Stephanie Taylor-Davis
    103 Stabley Library
  • Graduate Assistant: Ms. Lisa McCann
    103 Stabley Library
  • Administrative Assistant: Sharon Aikins
    103 Stabley Library
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Phone: 724-357-7800

Advisory Board

The purposes of the Teaching Excellence Advisory Committee are: to provide advocacy for and oversight of the Center for Teaching Excellence; to provide advice to the director of the Center; and to serve in other capacities that advance and support the activities of the Center at the request of the director or provost.

Reflective Practice Project Co-Directors

Reflective Practice co-directors are responsible for planning all large group meetings, fall and spring workshops, recognition dinners, teaching circles, maintaining and creating assessment reports, and various special projects.

New Faculty Orientation
Links to details about New Faculty Orientation at IUP
Teaching Professor, Online Classroom, Magna Commons Webinar Videos, and Faculty Focus
The Teaching Professor and Online Classroom are gifts from the Center for Teaching Excellence to all IUP faculty members to help energize your higher education career. You may also enjoy Magna Commons, a gift to all IUP faculty members from the IUP Libraries.
Awards and Grant Initiatives
The Center for Teaching Excellence awards $500 to IUP faculty of all disciplines in various categories. 
Reflective Practice Project
The Reflective Practice Project promotes effective teaching through the use of workshops, monthly meetings, and small “teaching circles.
Teaching Resources
Handouts/teaching materials used in Center for Teaching Excellence workshops and large group meetings.
The Center for Teaching Excellence offers many workshops to the campus community relating to teaching and pedagogy.
  • Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Dr. Stephanie Taylor-Davis, Director
    103 Stabley Library
    429 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7800
  • Fax: 724-357-2281