Don't forget - Learning Day is January 7, 2021!
Learning Day will be held virtually and registration will open soon.
COVID and Construction Update Fall 2020, Winter 2021
The Center for Teaching Excellence physical space will be closed through May 2021 due to COVID and building construction. We WILL continue to offer programs and services to support faculty through distance technology, individual meetings, and select, small group programming on campus. Please contact us via email or phone and we will respond within the business day.
Center for Teaching Excellence
The Center for Teaching Excellence is the primary source of faculty professional development at Grand Rapids Community College. The purpose of the Center is to promote student learning and success by providing faculty with learning opportunities, support and resources designed to assist them in reaching their full potential as faculty members at Grand Rapids Community College. In order to do that, we offer a wide range of programming that includes:
- Providing resources on teaching and learning
- Offering facilitated workshops and learning opportunities
- Offering one-on-one consultations
- Hosting annual events such as Faculty Learning Day
- Coordinating and administering the New Faculty Program
- Coordinating faculty recognition and Innovation Grants
The Center is part of the Instructional Support department
On this site you will find a variety of resources and information, including registration for our learning opportunities, a calendar of our events and information on other professional development opportunities and awards. You can find information about the faculty evaluation system using the following link: Faculty Evaluation System.
- January 7, 2021 Learning Day
- April 15, 2021 Faculty Showcase
- May 5-7, 2021 Great Teachers
- July 28-30, 2021 Summer Teaching Institute
- August 26, 2021 Excellence in Teaching Awards
- January 6, 2022 Learning Day
Thanksgiving Holiday Closure
Wednesday, November 25 thru Friday, November 27, 2020
Holiday/Winter Break Closure
Thursday, December 24 thru Friday, January 1, 2021