Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE)

Upcoming Programs & Events

Effective, Efficient, and Enjoyable Teaching

CAFE's Summer Institute 2024

Date: May 28 - Jun 30
Format: Remote
Overview: The theme of CAFE's Summer Institute 2024 is Equity in Practice: Scholarship of Practice in Your Discipline. Faculty and staff are invited to delve deeply into the data dashboards and other data sources that the CSU and Cal Poly Pomona make available to us.

visit the Summer Institute site to register

Teaching in a World with AI

Date: Tuesdays, May 28 - Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Format: Online via Zoom
Overview: Join CAFE for a series of 1-hr Zoom workshops/collegial conversations on learning to use AI in your classes.

Faculty Community and Career

Everybody's Mentor

Lisa Kessler, CAFE faculty associate and retired interim Dean of Agriculture, provides individual, confidential consultation and coaching.

Email Lisa directly to set up an appointment.

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

CPP has an institutional membership to the premier professional development provider for faculty success. Activate your membership to get extensive resources on scholarship, publishing, and mentoring.

On Your Own Resources

Recommended Reading & Resources

An assortment of useful materials to peruse at your leisure.

Fundamentals of Accessibility

Format: Online via Canvas
Overview: The Fundamentals of Accessibility eCertificate will show you how to get started with incorporating best accessibility practices as an instructor at Cal Poly Pomona; certificate available for completion.

Intro to Teaching with Canvas Course

Format: Online via Canvas
Overview: This course will walk you through the basic steps for using Canvas to offer a good experience for your students.