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Teaching Excellence Program

Classroom Innovation Grant Application

Faculty may apply to the Teaching Excellence Program for funds to support classroom innovation. Grants of up to $2000 may be used to pilot changes to a course or to employ new techniques.  This may include but is not limited to:

-developing digital or online content for a course

-adopting active learning modules for a class

-testing new approaches to enhance the effectiveness of your pedagogy

-purchasing a new a piece of equipment that will be used in the classroom

-providing an honorarium to an external teaching consultant or student assistant

Funds cannot be used for faculty stipends.  Items and equipment purchased with grant funds belong to Lewis & Clark. All institutional policies regarding capital equipment, purchasing, and procurement apply.

Faculty who receive classroom innovation funds from TEP will be asked to lead a round-table discussion and/or an interactive presentation about what they learned. 

External consultants, student assistants, etc. (Please note: Minimum wage is now $11.25/hr)