Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program

Chip ZimmermanCongratulations to Dr. Chip Zimmerman, who was selected as a 2018 Summer Governor’s Teaching Fellow!
Chip” Zimmerman, clinical assistant professor of respiratory therapy for the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing & Health Professions.

 

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.

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: [email protected]
Nominations due Friday, April 2, 2018 by 5 p.m.

If you have questions please contact:
Downtown Campus: Laura Carruth at [email protected].
Perimeter Campus: Pamela Moolenar-Wirsiy at [email protected].

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: [email protected]
Nominations are currently closed for the summer program.

If you have questions please contact:
Downtown Campus: Laura Carruth at [email protected].
Perimeter Campus: Pamela Moolenar-Wirsiy at [email protected].


More Information

Questions about the program:
Marguerite Koepke
Program Coordinator
[email protected]

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