Coming Soon

The Spring 2024 enrollment period has passed. Enrollment opens twice per year: in July/August and again in December/January.

Please note that there is a required in-person program orientation on Friday, January 26 from 10:00 AM-11:30 AM. If you are unable to attend, you will be unable to enroll in the program at this time.

On the enrollment form, you will be required to answer two essay questions, which you can view below. Each answer should be 200 words or fewer.

Short Answer Questions

  1. Describe your interest in Tomorrow’s Professor Today, clearly explaining your motivations for enrolling in the program at this particular stage of your graduate career. What are your plans for or concerns about a future faculty career? How does the program fit into your plans for the immediate future?

  2. The success of the program depends in large part on the active engagement of all participants and your ability to complete requirements in a timely manner. Engagement includes working independently to fulfill program requirements, analyzing a wide variety of teaching and professional development issues, and exchanging ideas with other participants. With this in mind, briefly respond to the following question: What do you expect to gain from other participants in the program? How will you contribute to the collegiality of the program?

Enrollment Calendar

Month

Details

JULY

Enrollment form opens for Fall semester on CTE's website

Interested students must submit an enrollment form and a declaration of commitment to the program. The enrollment form provides participants with an opportunity to reflect on their motivations for entering the program while encouraging them to consider seriously their level of interest. Enrollment in Tier 2 is contingent upon completion of Tier 1.

AUGUST

Priority Enrollment Deadline for Fall Semester

SEPTEMBER  

New Participant Orientation and Reception

During this informal orientation meeting, new participants learn more about TPT and its requirements, including how to set up their Digication e-portfolio to track their work. Participants in Tier 2 must also identify a program advisor prior to this meeting. All new participants are required to attend this orientation.

NOVEMBER

Enrollment form opens for Spring semester on CTE's website

Interested students must submit an enrollment form and a declaration of commitment to the program. The enrollment form provides participants with an opportunity to reflect on their motivations for entering the program while encouraging them to consider seriously their level of interest. Enrollment in Tier 2 is contingent upon completion of Tier 1.

JANUARY

Priority Enrollment Deadline for Spring Semester

New Participant Orientation and Reception

During this informal orientation meeting, new participants learn more about TPT and its requirements, including how to set up their Digication e-portfolio to track their work. Participants in Tier 2 must also identify a program advisor prior to this meeting. All new participants are required to attend this orientation.

More about program eligibility and requirements.

More about the various program components for each tier.

Example of how a participant might complete program requirements in a two-year time period.

List of the program's most commonly asked questions.

Lists of different types of resources you might helpful during your graduate studies.