Please submit your application for the Teaching Professor Conference Award as a PDF or Word attachment to the appropriate institution.
Teaching Professor Conference Award Program
Full-time faculty at Fairmont State University or Pierpont Community & Technical College
Sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the award enables two faculty members to attend the upcoming conference. The total amount available is $500 per faculty member attending.
Applicants should submit a written request to the appropriate institution using the box on the left.
Your proposal must contain the following:
February 17, 2012
Applicants are rated according to the rubric.
Award recipients will submit by October 1st a report to the Faculty Development Committee explaining the benefits of attending the conference, insights gained, recommendations for future faculty-development activities, and an accounting of expenditures.
Purpose & History
Offered annually by Magna Publications, this conference focuses on teaching and offers workshops and plenary sessions providing deep coverage of such topics as the scholarship of teaching; technology; teaching large classes; undergraduate research; faculty growth, resilience, and change; learning; and the pedagogies of engagement. Held the third weekend in May in a different location each year, the Teaching Professor Conference always provides excellent networking opportunities and the chance to exchange ideas over dinner in cities such as Chicago, Philadelphia, Nashville, and Atlanta.