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Teaching Development Pathways

There are a number of ways graduate student instructors can engage with the CTL’s programs, services, and other professional development opportunities. Benefits of participation include engagement with a community of supportive peers, personal development and guidance, and opportunities for monetary support. Whether it’s your first time teaching or you are preparing for the job market, you can browse the CTL’s various pathways for graduate students.

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Discover the Teaching Development Program (TDP)

Are you a graduate student looking for a way to document your teaching development across your graduate school career? Register now for the TDP to track growth as a teacher that can be certified by CTL and noted on your transcript!

Beginning to Teach

Are you a graduate student who is new to teaching?

Approaching the Job Market

Are you getting ready to go on the academic job market?

Advancing Your Teaching in Humanities and Social Sciences

Are you a graduate student seeking further development as an instructor in the social sciences or humanities?

Advancing Your Teaching in the Sciences and Engineering

Are you a graduate student seeking further development as an instructor in the sciences or engineering?

The CTL is here for graduate students.

The Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning provides an array of support for graduate students in both their current and future teaching responsibilities.