Distinguished Speakers, Seminars, and Workshops

The Teaching Excellence Program brings to campus experts in inclusive pedagogy, technology-enhanced education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Past Distinguished Speakers

November 10, 2020

Student Perspectives on Trauma-Informed, Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning: A Workshop for Faculty and Staff

Dr. Alison Cook-Sather led “Student Perspectives on Trauma-Informed, Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning: A Workshop for Faculty and Staff.” Dr. Cook-Sather is the Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education and Director of the Peace, Conflict and Social Justice Studies concentration at Bryn Mawr College and Director of the Teaching and Learning Institute at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges.
August 28, 2019

Building Mastery and Community through Classroom Observations

This workshop is designed for pedagogy fellows, department chairs, and program directors.  Space is limited.
August 26, 2019

Practical Steps Toward Inclusive Excellence in Teaching

The theme of this year’s Faculty Retreat is Practical Steps Toward Inclusive Excellence in Teaching featuring facilitator Darryl Yong, Professor of Mathematics, and former Associate Dean for Diversity at Harvey Mudd College.
May 13, 2019

TEP Innovation Institute featuring Dr. David Betancourt

The Innovation Institute is a daylong event that will take place Monday, May 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
March 1, 2019

Find Your Voice: The Making of a Civil Rights K-12 Curriculum

Dr. Pablo Correa and Dr. Maegan Parker Brooks will draw on their collective experience in the production of Fanie Lou Hamer’s America (a documentary project) to talk about how to teach the Civil Rights across the curriculum. Of particular interest to GSEC teacher-candidates will be the discussion of work the speakers did with K-12 teachers in the Mississippi Delta on integrating Fannie Lou Hamer curriculum design, and empowering young people to tell their story using multimedia.
February 7, 2019

That None Shall Perish

On February 7 , Dr. Kelly Mack’s presentation will focus on the highly acclaimed AAC&U Teaching to Increase Diverse and Equity in STEM (TIDES) initiative, which is targeted toward empowering STEM faculty to implement culturally responsive teaching strategies in STEM classrooms.