Conference: 2019 Praxis Conference, Feb 19

Conference: 2019 Praxis Conference – Anti-Racist Pedagogy: Visions and Practices for Institutional Change

Deadline: Registration due by Tuesday, February 19, 2019

February 22, 2019
9 AM to 3 PM
Cascade Rooms, Haggett Hall

2019 Praxis Conference Registration Info:

Please consider attending the fifth annual 2019 Praxis Conference on the UW Seattle campus on Feb 22 (Fri) from 9 am to 3 pm at the Cascade Rooms, Haggett Hall. Registration is now open and available here. There is no cost for attendance and refreshments, but registration should be submitted in advance by Feb 19 (Tue) so that they know how many people to expect.

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Event: Teaching Statement Workshop

Calling all UW Graduate Students & Post-Docs! Faculty positions in higher education usually require a teaching statement as part of the application. What the what?

Join Dr. Milan Vidaković (Center for Teaching & Learning) to find out what a teaching statement can look like, how to develop one (even if you have never been a T.A.), see a few examples, & chat with peers.

Teaching Statement Workshop
Tuesday, October 9
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
181 NanoES Bldg. (next to Johnson Hall, behind Gerberding Hall)

Please RSVP at
before Monday, October 8, at 12:00 p.m.

Events: Teach abroad panel–Global Fellowships

Wednesday, June 20 at 5pm in MGH 171, 6 UW alums will be sharing their experiences applying for teaching fellowships and teaching English abroad.  This is a great opportunity for students considering applying to the Fulbright program, TAPIF, Cultural Ambassadors or other programs to learn more about the process from recent alums.  All are welcome!

Global Fellowships Teaching Assistant Panel
June 20 | 5:00 p.m. | Mary Gates Hall 171
Join us at 5pm for refreshments and conversation. We’ll start the panel at 5:30pm. Come with your questions!
Panelists include recently awarded teaching assistants, returning students and program representatives.
Let us know you plan to attend.

Notice: Nominations for iSchool Teaching Excellence Awards, due 4/16

The iSchool Recognition Committee is seeking nominations for this year’s teaching excellence awards. These awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching made by faculty at the Information School. The nominations are evaluated and awarded in two classifications:

* Pedagogical Recognition of Our Faculty (PROF): The PROF award is to recognize exemplary teaching and outstanding contributions to teaching made by tenure track faculty at the Information School.

* Teaching Excellence and Creative Honors (TEACH): The TEACH award is to recognize exemplary teaching and outstanding contributions to teaching made by non-tenure track lecturing faculty (both full-time and part-time) at the Information School. Continue reading

Notice: Nominations open for Distinguished Teaching Awards


Dear Student,

Have you had a transformative student learning experience?  Ever worked with an instructor who went above and beyond to support your student success?  Consider submitting a nomination for the Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching recognition given at UW.  You may submit names from previous, yet recent quarters.

Award details and how to submit a nomination can be found here:  The deadline is Friday, November 18th.  You will be notified if your submission is a previous recipient.

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