Professional Development

Bradley University’s Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (CTEL) is committed to providing high quality, professional and personal development opportunities for faculty and staff in pursuit of academic excellence that supports the mission of the University. CTEL offers a variety of activities and opportunities that provide growth and renewal for faculty in all realms of their professional lives and throughout the stages of their careers.  We serve to assist with creating a culture that values intellectual inquiry and scholarly and creative engagement. 

As you peruse through CTEL's web site and resources, please consider ways CTEL might support you in your work at Bradley University.  

Teaching Excellence Series 2015

Registration for Bradley University's 2015 Teaching Excellence Series, which will be held August 11th, 12th, and 13th from 9:30-4:00 p.m. in Westlake Hall, will open in July.

Click here to view the 2015 Teaching Excellence Series program

Click here to register for Bradley's 2015 Teaching Excellence Series. Registration will remain open through August 5th.

Fall Forum 2015 

Bradley's 2015 Fall Forum, which will be held on Monday, August 24th from 7:45 to 4:30 p.m. in Westlake Hall, will feature a morning keynote speaker, two faculty discussion panels, and a choice of sixteen 50-minute breakout sessions throughout the day on the following topics:

  • Academic Advising for Transfer Students
  • Bradley Core Curriculum
  • Collaborative Teaching
  • Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
  • Course-embedded Assessment
  • Grading Practices
  • Internal/External Grants
  • Legal Aspects of Teaching
  • Mentoring Mindset
  • New Faculty
  • Peer Review Online
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Student Collaboration and Group Work
  • Student Learning Support
  • Teaching Technologies
  • Threaded Discussion
The event will include Continental breakfast, a buffet luncheon, and an afternoon reception sponsored by Bradley's Office of the Provost. Registration will open in July. 

CTEL Professional Development Opportunities