The Colonial Academic Alliance works with our member institutions and partner organizations to identify and publicize opportunities for faculty and staff professional development. Several new initiatives were recently announced:
6th National CIRTL Forum
On October 13-15, 2019, Drexel University invites your university leaders and faculty to attend the NSF-supported CIRTL Forum Preparing Future Faculty as Change Leaders Toward Inclusive STEM Faculty Education. The forum will focus on improving undergraduate STEM education, engaging participants on topics such as preparing future faculty, promoting diversity in STEM through evidence-based pedagogy, and change leadership in undergraduate STEM education. Keynote speakers include Dr. Karen Marrongelle, Assistant Director for Education & Human Resources at the National Science Foundation and Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The event is hosted by Drexel’s Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching & Learning Excellence. A flyer is attached for your reference; additional details and registration info are available online at https://drexel.edu/castle/news-events/6th-national-CIRTL-forum/.