Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE)

Programs & Events


Faculty Zoom Sessions

Date: Dec. 2 & 7
Format: Online via Zoom
Overview: These are informal discussions about whatever attendees want to talk about

CHAI Accessibility & Quality Assurance Workshops

Date: Dec. 3
Format: Online via Zoom
Overview: Join our college-based faculty Champions for short, focused sessions that are relevant to making your disciplinary materials and courses more accessible and inclusive.

STEM First Year Experience Faculty Learning Community

Date: Spring 2022, Apply by Dec. 15
Format: Hybrid (some in-person and some on Zoom)
Overview: This Faculty Learning Community (FLC) is for STEM staff and faculty (tenure line & lecturer) who teach or may be interested in teaching a First Year Experience (FYE) class in STEM.

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

Date: Jan. 3 - 17
Format: Online via Canvas
Overview: If you didn’t use Canvas in Fall or you want a refresher on basics, CAFE is offering the 2-week fully asynchronous "Introduction to Teaching with Canvas" course.

Welcome Back Workshops

Date: Jan. 13 & 18, 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Format: Online via Zoom or Face-to-face (your choice)
Overview: In Spring 2022, the kaleidoscope shifts again as many classes are face to face, and many more have a face to face component. What does that look like, how do we see the new environment and start the semester on a good path?

Lecturer Orientation for Spring Semester

Date: Week of Jan. 18
Format: Hyflex
Overview: Lecturer Orientation is a great opportunity to be introduced to or get a refresh about available resources at CPP, as well as meet colleagues and get connected.

Innovative Educators Webinar Recordings

Format: Online
Overview: These excellent short sessions offer practical and timely advice.

2022 Wall of COOL Awards, with Special Guest Dr. José Bowen

Date: Apr. 22, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Format: Hyflex
Overview: See this year's Wall of COOL Awardees and stay for a workshop with Dr. José Bowen