Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Mission Statement

The UMD Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning provides leadership, programming, resources, scholarship, and support to foster meaningful student learning throughout the campus teaching community.

Vision Statement

The UMD CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning) provides support and guidance for the campus teaching community to develop high quality and innovative teaching. This vision is realized by acquiring new knowledge and skills that will facilitate learning as well as by finding and enhancing resources to support exemplary teaching and learning activities. The Center is faculty-led, collaborative, and inclusive in achieving its mission.


Interim Director for Spring 2016: Mitra Emad, Associate Professor, CLA

CETL Advisory Council for Spring 2016

Abram Anders, Assistant Professor, LSBE
Dennis Falk, Professor, CEHSP 
    & Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Chris Godsey, Instructor, CLA
Brian Gute, Instructor, SCSE
Jill Jenson, Director, Center for Writing & Learning Excellence
Trevor Keyler, graduate student, SCSE
Rick LaCaille, Associate Professor, CEHSP 
    & member of campus Teaching & Learning Committee
Helen Mongan-Rallis, Associate Professor, CEHSP
    & Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Kim Pittman, Reference & Information Literacy Librarian,
    Kathryn A. Martin Library
Bruce Reeves, Manager of Academic Support, ITSS
Jennifer Webb, Associate Professor, SFA