The Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows experience is designed to gather together an interdisciplinary group of early career faculty for pedagogically focused support and professional development. The aim is to broaden perspectives with insight into evidence-based best practices and exposure to new and innovative teaching methods. In addition, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows are given the opportunity to develop and pilot initiatives that can be used as the basis for the education component of major award applications (such as the NSF Career Award).
Untenured assistant professors.
When does the program take place?
Late August to early May.
How do I apply?
The application period for the 2016-17 academic year is now closed. The next year's application process will start in May of 2017.
What resources are available?
Financial support will be available to support each teaching fellow's initiative (e.g., buying equipment/supplies, disseminating information about the project, etc.).
What am I committing to?
|Fall Semester||Spring Semester||Additional Opportunities|
|Weekly cohort meetings||Monthly cohort meetings||Classroom observations|
|Developing a pilot teaching initiative||Piloting your education initiative||Classroom dialogues|
How is the program funded?
Established in 1990 through the generosity of the Lilly Endowment, this initiative became a permanent offering at Georgia Tech in 1994 when the Class of 1969 adopted the program as its 25th class reunion fundraising project. The program is funded through the Class of 1969 Teaching and Learning Endowment Fund.