Teaching Circles Mini-Grant Award Winners 2021–22

A list of the teaching circles receiving the Mini-Grant Award this academic year

CTE Reflects on Benjamin’s Three Years of Service

This article gives thanks for Mimi Benjamin's service to the Center for Teaching Excellence and wishes her well as she leaves her position as co-director of Reflective Practice Large Group Meetings.


CTE Welcomes New Associate Director and Co-Directors

The Center for Teaching Excellence welcomes three new members to the Leadership team.


McGinty Creates “SPARKS”

Jacqueline McGinty, co-director of Instructional Design and Educational Technology, introduces a new faculty teaching resource called “IUP SPARKS.”


Center for Teaching Excellence Advances Advising

Associate Director of Advising Erin Conlin describes new platform IUP Advise and the way it strengthens and streamlines advising.


Transformative Texts Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

The Center for Teaching Excellence Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting, Transformative Texts, will be presented Wednesday, February 17. This interactive workshop introduces participants to the ideas and approaches of transformative text teaching. It is an opportunity to consider how to incorporate such texts across all disciplines.

The IUP String Project: An Outstanding High-Impact Practice

This video highlights the IUP String Project. The video, directed by Linda Jennings, associate professor in the Department of Music, showcases great teaching practice that integrates service learning for exceptional instruction and experiential educational opportunities for IUP students.  

Save the Dates: Faculty Wellness Workshop Spring Series

Funded by state APSCUF, the Spring Faculty Wellness Workshop Series offers seven sessions that will draw  upon shared readings, reflection, and the skills of faculty, staff, and nationally known consultants to promote personal wellness and build resilience in the face of challenges and change.