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CTE - Center for Teaching Excellence: About the CTE

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Central Penn College's Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is located in Milano 15 in Summerdale. This LibGuide serves as an electronic hub for our web-based resources. If you would like to make an appointment, need assistance locating a resource, or require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us via email cte@centralpenn.edu

We look forward to working with you!

CTE Mission


The mission of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is to promote and support professional development and teaching excellence at Central Penn College. The CTE provides opportunities and resources to advance the development of our faculty as engaging educators and scholars of teaching and learning in addition to supporting professional development initiatives for all college employees.

CTE Objectives


  • Promote effective pedagogy by delivering accessible training and development opportunities on teaching-relevant topics in multiple formats and modalities throughout the year.
  • Provide access to up-to-date instructional technology in the Center for Teaching Excellence.
  • Contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning by maintaining public resources and submitting original scholarly works to refereed teaching and learning conferences and publications.

The CTE provides faculty & staff with access to:


  • professional development opportunities
  • training and resources
  • instructional technology

 

CTE Staff

Kim Bateman Profile Picture

Kim Bateman, LMS Administrator

HelpDesk@centralpenn.edu

(866) 291-4357


The LMS Administrator provides training and support for Central Penn College faculty and staff who use Blackboard and its integrated technologies.

CTE Open Lab Hours

Faculty and staff are welcome to drop-in and meet with Kim in person or via Collaborate during this time to ask questions about Blackboard, integrated technology, and other featured topics.

  • Tuesday 1 PM-3 PM in Milano 15
  • Friday 8 AM-10 AM in Milano 15

 

Librarians

The Librarians of the Charles "T." Jones Leadership Library organize, promote, and help facilitate professional development opportunities at Central Penn College. They are also available for pedagogy and instructional design resource consultations by appointment.

Diane Porterfield, Library Director DianePorterfield@centralpenn.edu 717-728-2508

Samantha Bise, Reference & Instruction Librarian and Chair of the CTE Committee SamanthaBise@centralpenn.edu 717-728-2415

Karen Jury, Evening Librarian & Textbook Coordinator KarenJury@centralpenn.edu 717-728-2249