Tools of Engagement Project

Become eligible to earn Phase 5 incentives beginning October 17, 2016!
Keep an eye on this site for updates and many improvements for 2016-2017. 

The call for new campus partners is closed. 


See what people are saying about their experiences in TOEP.

Interested in learning about instructional technologies that can be used to help engage students?


Then the Tools of Engagement Project (TOEP) is just what you need.

Explore and reflect on innovative and creative uses of online instructional technologies through a set of hands-on, self-paced, discovery activities.

The TOEP community provides a safe and supportive environment to work alongside peers and to reflect on how these emerging technology tools may impact teaching and learning

Registration is open! Join Now

Faculty and staff from partnering campuses may register and request to join the TOEP Community, complete Discovery Learning Exercises, earn badges, and have the potential to earn additional award incentives. 

Click here for a list of TOEP Phase 5 participating campusesEven if your campus is not currently participating, you may still take advantage of the site resources (see FAQs).

Congratulations to TOEP Phase 4 (2015-2016) Award Winners!!! 

1st Place - most pedagogically intriguing use of TOEP tools
(Professional Development Awards valued at $300 in CPD credit.)

  • Talia Lipton, Rockland Community College
  • Krista Natale, SUNY Cortland
  • Nicole Thomas, Erie Community College

2nd Place - best peer mentoring and support
(iTunes cards valued at $25)

  • Savelios Aslanidis, Nassau Community College
  • Kay Copp Brown, Rockland Community College
  • Gail Delaporte, Nassau Community College
  • Kelsey Foote, Empire State College
  • Katrina Fulcher-Rood, SUNY Fredonia
  • Pedro Lei, University at Buffalo
  • Eileen MacAvery Kane, Rockland Community College
  • David Odum, Erie Community College
  • Rhianna Rogers, Empire State College
  • Jennifer Withington, SUNY Oneonta
TOEP Uber Fellows
(iTunes cards valued at $25)
  • Lynn Aaron, Rockland Community College
  • Emily Cole, University at Buffalo*
  • Gail Delaporte, Nassau Community College
  • Jewel De La Rosa, Erie Community College
  • Katrina Fulcher-Rood, SUNY Fredonia*
  • Kristina Maricle, SUNY Cortland
  • Deborah Raines, University at Buffalo
  • Gina Sipley, Nassau Community College 
    * Also awarded TOEP Uber Fellow status in internal voting among all the Fellows.

A list of all of the past TOEP awardees is accessible here.

Thank you to everyone who has taken part in TOEP Phase 4! We appreciate your exploration of TOEP resources and the steps that you have taken in your own knowledge and practice.

We will be compiling pre and post-survey responses and will present a poster session at SUNY CIT. Results will also be shared through the statistics page on the project website. 

Follow the steps on the Join Our Community page to register and participate.

Complete your custom TOEP agenda to earn badges and other incentives. Fasten your seat belts and get ready for a discovery adventure. Remember, it's OK to have fun!

Where can additional information be accessed?