Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program

app-iconThe Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is seeking nominations for 2017 Governor’s Teaching Fellows.

This prestigious program from the University of Georgia’s Institute of Higher Education selects fellows based on their commitment to excellence in teaching, interest in continuing instructional and professional development, and ability and desire to contribute what they learn during their fellowship to campus.

The fellowship covers topics such as the scholarship of teaching and learning, issues in higher education, conflict management, as well as instructional best practices in areas such as distance education, instructional technology, student engagement and student assessment.

Full-time, regular faculty members may apply.

Summer Symposium Program

Participants in this program attend a two-week symposium on the University of Georgia campus. The symposium includes a combination of structured faculty development and instructional activities and independent study on the part of each participant.

Participants receive a stipend for each day of full participation on campus to assist with travel expenses and meals. Lodging is provided by the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program.

To Apply

Submit to CETL the following:

  • Applicant’s letter of intent
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A one to two page teaching philosophy statement.

Any full-time, regular faculty member may apply. A total of two (2) university fellows can be selected, one (1) representing Georgia State’s downtown campus, and one (1) representing specifically Georgia State’s Perimeter College. A letter of nomination from the institution’s president will be required for these nominees.

Submit nominations to: cetlawards@gsu.edu
Nominations due Friday, January 19, 2018 by 5 p.m.

If you have questions please contact:
Downtown Campus: Laura Carruth at lcarruth@gsu.edu.
Perimeter Campus: Pamela Moolenar-Wirsiy at cetlpc@gsu.edu.

Academic Year Symposia Program

This program allows participants to attend 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 and meals. Lodging is provided by the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program.

To Apply

Submit to CETL the following:

  • Applicant’s letter of intent
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A one to two page teaching philosophy statement.

Any full-time, regular faculty member may apply. A total of two (2) university fellows can be selected, one (1) representing Georgia State University, and one (1) representing specifically Perimeter College. A letter of nomination from the institution’s president will be required for these nominees.

Submit nominations to: cetlawards@gsu.edu
Nominations due Friday, April 2, 2018 by 5 p.m.

If you have questions please contact:
Downtown Campus: Laura Carruth at lcarruth@gsu.edu.
Perimeter Campus: Pamela Moolenar-Wirsiy at cetlpc@gsu.edu.


More Information

Questions about the program:
Marguerite Koepke
Program Coordinator
mkoepke@uga.edu

More Information from the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia >

JeffYoungCongratulations Dr. Jeff Young, the Summer 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellow!
Dr. Jeff Young is a Senior Lecturer in the History Department at Georgia State University.