The Center for Teaching Excellence regularly hosts programs and events to inspire, support, and connect instructors of all levels at Boston College. 

Campus-Wide Programs

The following CTE programs and services are open to all Boston College instructors.

Preparing for Fall

A robust set of programs to help instructors teach in various modalities.

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Back-to-School Boot Camp

A week-long series of workshops to help instructors gear up for the new semester.

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Excellence in Teaching Day

An annual event focused on substantive dialogue about important issues in teaching and learning.

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Guest Lectures

Nationally-recognized experts share the latest research on teaching and pedagogy.

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Pedagogy Reading Groups

Faculty and graduate students delve into a particular author’s work or a timely pedagogical text.

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Faculty Programs

The following CTE programs and services are open to all faculty at Boston College.

Faculty Cohorts on Teaching

Faculty come together to explore innovative approaches to significant teaching and learning questions.

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Faculty Teaching Retreat

A chance to develop and apply teaching strategies while building relationships with colleagues.

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Junior Faculty Conversations

Informal opportunities for junior faculty to reflect on their teaching with colleagues.

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Graduate Student Programs

The following CTE programs and services are open to all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Apprenticeship In College Teaching Program

Prepares graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for teaching careers in higher education.

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Graduate Student Teaching Conference

Provides TAs and TFs the opportunity to reflect on their teaching in preparation for the new year.

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Graduate Student Teaching Recognition Ceremony

Honors the important work that graduate student teachers perform in advancing the practice of teaching at Boston College.

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Teaching Philosophy & Portfolio Development

Drop-in working sessions and online workshops are led by CTE staff.

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