Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program

The Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Online Education seeks nominations for Governor’s Teaching Fellows every spring semester.

app-icon The Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program is an outreach program of the University of Georgia’s Institute of Higher Education, designed for faculty members of all public and private colleges and universities in Georgia. Any full-time, regular faculty member may apply.

Fellows are selected on the basis of their commitment to:

  • Excellence in teaching
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Dissemination of fellowship experience with their home institutions
  • Applicants must have the support of their institution’s president and should submit an application package that includes the following:
    • Letter of intent
    • President’s approval letter
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • A one-to two-page teaching philosophy statement
    • A one-to two-page description of the course or project that will be the focus of their fellowship year (see web page for details)

Symposia Topics

Including, but limited to:

INSTRUCTIONAL BEST PRACTICES IN:

  • Course design
  • Student engagement
  • Active learning
  • Instructional technologies

SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES AND ETHINCS

More Information

For more information, or for questions about the program, visit the Govornors Teaching fellows site at the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia.

 

 

Academic Year Symposia Program

The academic year program participants attend six, three-day symposia held throughout the academic year on the University of Georgia campus.

To Apply

Submit to CETLOE the following:

  • Applicant’s letter of intent
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A one to two page teaching philosophy statement
  • A one-to two-page description of the course or project that will be the focus of their fellowship year
  • Brief statement of support from the Department Chair
  • Approval from their College Dean or an Associate Dean. The approval can just be a statement such as “I have reviewed this application and approve of this nomination.”

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 Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 by 5 p.m.

If you have questions please contact:
Downtown Campus: Laura Carruth at lcarruth@gsu.edu.
Perimeter Campus: Tracie Justice at cetlpc@gsu.edu.

Summer Symposium Program

The summer session participants will attend a two-week symposium held on the University of Georgia campus.

To Apply

Submit to CETLOE the following:

  • Applicant’s letter of intent
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A one to two page teaching philosophy statement
  • A one-to two-page description of the course or project that will be the focus of their fellowship year
  • Brief statement of support from the Department Chair
  • Approval from their College Dean or an Associate Dean. The approval can just be a statement such as “I have reviewed this application and approve of this nomination.”

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 currently closed for academic year program.

If you have questions please contact:
Downtown Campus: Laura Carruth at lcarruth@gsu.edu.
Perimeter Campus: Tracie Justice at cetlpc@gsu.edu.