CNSM TA Professional Development

The Science Education Department offers teaching associates in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics a series of workshops for professional development. The goals of these workshops are to:

  • Introduce you to some current research in learning and teaching.
  • Show you how to apply this research to classroom instruction.
  • Connect you with sources of help and support.
  • Provide you with opportunities to self-reflect and critique your own teaching.
  • Help you develop the skills necessary for a successful experience as a teaching associate in your department.

Workshop Instructor

Dr. Bill Straits
Office: HSCI-202

Fall 2023 Schedule

Workshop meetings 1-4 are required. For meetings 2-4, there is a choice between a Tuesday and a Friday.

All meetings will take place on campus in HSCI-281.

Workshop Schedule
Meeting # Day and Time Room
1 Friday, August 25 - 1:00pm-4:00pm HSCI-281
2 Tuesday, September 12 - 6:45pm-8:15pm
Friday, September 15 - 11:00am-12:30pm
3 Tuesday, October 10 - 6:45pm-8:15pm
Friday, October 13 - 11:00am-12:30pm
4 Tuesday, November 14 - 6:45pm-8:15pm
Friday, November 17 - 11:00am-12:30pm