Programs and Services

The Center for Faculty Excellence offers a variety of programs and services to meet the diverse needs of PNW faculty. Explore the opportunities listed below to learn more about what we offer.

ACUE Course in Effective Teaching Practices
Participate in an online course to learn more about and implement evidence-based teaching practices.

Consultations with a Faculty Peer Coach
Engage in a collegial consultation with a peer to get another perspective that can inform your instructional practices.

Book Club
Engage in interdisciplinary discussions around a book on teaching and other aspects of faculty life.

Celebration of Teaching Excellence
Join your colleagues for a day celebrating teaching at PNW.

Inclusive Teaching
Enroll in an online course about inclusive teaching practices to help support the success of ALL students.

Pedagogy Circle
Discuss the humanistic side of educational topics in these semesterly meetings.

Peer Observations of Teaching Best Practices
Follow these best practices to get the most out of peer observations of teaching (for both the observer and the faculty being observed).

PIVOT (Planning Instruction for Varied Offering Types)
Participate in a program designed to support faculty transitioning course(s) to a new instructional format.

Research Accountability
Participate in events with other research-active faculty build community, support, and accountability around research activities.

Teaching Portfolio Writing Support
Explore resources to aid faculty in writing the reflective narratives included in the Teaching Portfolio.

Teaching Squares
Join a Teaching Square to engage in non-evaluative observation of peers’ teaching, self-reflection, and dialogue about teaching practices.

Workshop Series
Attend workshops to enhance your skills.