Faculty-specific Programs

Course Design Institute

The Course Design Institute (CDI) is an intensive, multi-day, hands-on seminar that provides instructors the opportunity to experience the iterative, dynamic, and scholarly process of learning-focused course design. Read More »


The Ignite program is designed to provide new UVa faculty with the knowledge, skills, and supportive community they need to develop into exceptional teachers. Read More »

NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorships

A Distinguished Teaching Professorship enables profound research on teaching and learning, while providing opportunities to think innovatively and integrate new ideas. Read More »


This program helps faculty improve STEM education in introductory-level courses at UVa using research-based pedagogies and assessment—and helps faculty and departments sustain improvements. Funded by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Read More »

University Academy of Teaching

The Academy recognizes exemplary professors who have generously, collaboratively shared their know-how with faculty and graduate TA colleagues over time, throughout the University. Read More »

Graduate Student-specific Programs

August Teaching Workshop August 18, 2016 located in NAU/Gibson Hall. Registration begins @ 8AM

This day-long event engages graduate student instructors from around the University in a variety of interactive workshops designed to kick-start their teaching careers at UVa. Read More »

International Teaching Assistants Program

A program, designed to assist International Graduate Students who speak a language other than English as their first language, and who are prospective Teaching Assistants for their departments. Read More »

Tomorrow’s Professor Today

A broad professional development program designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows interested in future jobs in academia. Read More »

Other CTE Programs

4th Annual UVA Innovation in Pedagogy Summit

The University of Virginia’s Annual Innovation in Pedagogy Summit brings together faculty, staff, and students from across UVa and the Commonwealth to engage in conversation about excellence in teaching and learning. Read More »

Student-Faculty Partnerships

Co-create UVA, a collaboration between the CTE and the student-led initiative ReinventED Lab, offers a platform for faculty and students to reimagine teaching and learning together. Read More »