About the Center

Center for Teaching Excellence

Established in 1990, the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is dedicated to building collegial community, enhancing teaching and learning, and fostering teaching innovation at all levels and in all academic disciplines. The CTE offers a number of signature programs, tailored services, rich resource materials, and seed grants designed to enhance the teaching environment at UVA.

The CTE is committed to the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and education.

CTE team group photo
CTE team at the 2023 Innovations in Pedagogy Summit


Learn more about how we promote excellence and innovation in teaching.

History of Hotel D

In 2022, the Center for Teaching Excellence commissioned a history exhibit to tell the stories of the enslaved workers in Hotel D.

Racial Equity and Justice

We are committed to centering equity and justice in all areas of our work.

Annual Reports

View our annual reports from the past few years.

Newsletter Archive


Explore our recent ConneCTEd and SoTL newsletters and other important communications.