Professional Development for Grad Students

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Graduate Students, including the Instructional Skills Workshop, the Graduate Certificate Program, Mentoring and Facilitation Workshops, as well as the Graduate Institute which takes place annually during February.

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – August 19, 25, 26 2018


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 25, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 26, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday May 7 at 9am PST and closes on Friday July 27 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Workshop Facilitation Workshop (for TA Coordinators & Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

This Facilitation Basics workshop is meant for TA Training Coordinators or senior TAs who will be delivering facilitated sessions focused on teaching enhancement for TAs. The workshop is also open to all graduate students who are interested in getting involved in TA Training in their departments. During this workshop, you will focus on developing key (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – September 8, 15, 16 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 8, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 15, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 16, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday July 30 at 9am PST and closes on Friday August 10 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop


Event Date & Time

  • September 13, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

The formative peer review of teaching is a process designed to provide feedback to instructors about their teaching. It is an opportunity for all involved to engage in collegial conversations about teaching and student learning. Please join us for this experiential  workshop suitable for reviewers (mentors) and reviewees (mentees) in the peer review of teaching.  The (more…)

Mentoring (for Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • September 17, 2018
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop is meant for senior TAs who will be serving, formally or informally, as mentors for other TAs in their department. During the workshop, you will focus on developing specific mentoring skills. The early part of the day will focus on setting up the mentoring relationship, and the latter part of the day will (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – October 13, 14, 20 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 13, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 14, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 20, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 3 at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 14 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – October 21, 27, 28 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 21, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 27, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 28, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 10 at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 21 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 3, 4, 10 2018


Event Date & Time

  • November 3, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 4, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 10, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 24 at 9am PST and closes on Friday October 5 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 19, 21, 22 2018


Event Date & Time

  • November 19, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 21, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 22, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday October 8 at 9am PST and closes on Friday October 19 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 25, Dec 1, 2 2018


Event Date & Time

  • November 25, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 1, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 2, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday October 22 at 9am PST and closes on Friday November 2 at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)