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The Center for Teaching and Learning is dedicated to supporting faculty, instructors and TAs at all levels of expertise.  Our programs are designed to offer faculty and TAs a wide array of resources, information and opportunities to network.

Those new to the UW teaching community will find our beginning of year programs — Faculty Fellows and the TA Program — of particular value.

CTL Services

The Center for Teaching and Learning is dedicated to supporting the UW teaching community. Our services are grounded in research, draw on established pedagogical approaches, promote innovation, and are deeply collaborative in nature.


The CTL offers an array of workshops and learning opportunities for instructors, graduate teaching assistants, and instructional staff looking to enrich their teaching practice. Check out our line up and register today!

Evidence-Based Teaching

Evidence-Based Teaching (EBT) is a community of faculty invested in improving teaching and student learning outcomes using learning technologies and other pedagogical best practices. The EBT program provides on-demand support from pedagogy and tech experts and collaboration with peers across disciplines.


Faculty Fellows Program

The Faculty Fellows Program orients new faculty to the University campus community. It is facilitated by a number of campus educators, including those that have received campus-wide teaching awards. Presenters and facilitators actively engage our new faculty members on a number of topics including, but not limited to, effective teaching methods and techniques for balancing the demands of successful teaching and research.


Reflection and Practice Seminar Series

This multidisciplinary series of conversations highlights original research and intentional reflection by scholars committed to high-quality teaching in higher education contexts. The series provides instructors and scholars opportunities to showcase their research and discuss new ways to think about their teaching. All seminars are free and open to the public.


TA Program

The annual TA Program on Teaching and Learning is designed to help graduate students prepare for their roles and responsibilities as Teaching Assistants (TAs) at the UW.


Teaching Online 101

This 5-week, fully online, asynchronous course is designed to enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skill set. UW faculty, staff, and graduate students on any of the three campuses are welcome to join.
Teaching Online 101

Teaching & Learning Symposium

The Center for Teaching and Learning hosts the annual UW Teaching and Learning Symposium to provide a forum where all who share an interest in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) can learn of their colleagues’ work and engage in discussion.  The event includes a keynote talk and two poster sessions.


Teaching Awards

Each year, the University of Washington honors faculty members and teaching assistants for their work with students. Recipients are chosen based on a variety of criteria including but not limited to mastery of the subject matter; ability to engage students both within and outside of the classroom; and innovations in course and curriculum design.