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TA Training/Teaching & Learning Workshop, and Life/Work Balance Lunch – Both on Friday, August 24, 2012 at UMBC

In Grad Student Success Seminar, PROF-it on August 22, 2012 at 12:12 AM


The following seminars will be held at UMBC on Friday, August 24, 2012:
1. “TA Training/Teaching and Learning Workshop”
This workshop is for all new teaching assistants *and* all students who want to learn more about teaching. We will discuss issues pertinent to TAs, pedagogy, and “PROF-it” (Professors in Training) opportunities for teaching at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) – $2000 opportunity, and teaching at UMBC as part of the “Intro to an Honors University” ($1000 opportunity.)
2. Life/Work Balance Lunch Seminar with Dr. Robert Deluty
This workshop is for all graduate students! New and continuing graduate students are welcome to attend. Dr. Deluty is one of our psychology professors and he is taking time to share his expertise with the graduate students. Dr. Deluty is a prolific poet, has been a professor of psychology for more than 30 years, and has a clinical psychology practice.
Please RSVP so that we can order enough food:

To RSVP, log into your MyUMBC account, and go to the bottom of the event page. Click the green button that says “I can attend.”
Students from other campuses may attend, but you must reply to this message as your RSVP. UMBC’s students should RSVP on the MyUMBC links above.


Grad Students & Postdocs: Teaching Portfolio Seminar 10/14, $2000 Teaching Opportunity!

In Grad Student Success Seminar, Graduate Student Professional Development, Postdoctoral Fellows, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on October 11, 2011 at 3:30 PM

We are increasing our professional development offerings so that we can assist with preparing you for careers both within and outside of academe. As part of our “PROF-it: Professors-in-Training” program, we have partnered with UMBC’s Faculty Development Center to provide you with training for faculty positions. We also have a partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) which will award $2000 Teaching Fellowships to five postdoctoral fellows and graduate students for Spring 2012.  Awardees will teach a course on one of CCBC’s campuses, have a faculty mentor from CCBC to guide them through the semester, participate in two UMBC/CCBC Teaching Fellows cohort dinners with faculty and administrators on CCBC’s campus, and receive $2000 (salaried) as a financial award.

Any postdoctoral fellow or graduate student interested in a full-time faculty career or a part-time adjunct position should have receive training. The next workshop (“Developing a Teaching Portfolio”) will be led by Dr. Linda Hodges on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 at 12 noon in the UC Ballroom Lounge – RSVP:

All postdocs and students who are interested in teaching at CCBC, must plan to attend the seminars that are sponsored by PROF-it: as participation in these seminars are part of the application process.

All graduate students and postdocs are invited to attend and participate in the seminars regardless of plans to apply for the Teaching Fellows program at CCBC. All seminars, including Friday’s workshop, are open to all interested parties.  Students and postdocs from UM College Park, UMB (Founding Campus, downtown Baltimore), and neighboring campuses are invited to attend the seminar. If you aren’t from UMBC, you may RSVP as a reply/response to this post.

Apply for UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program FALL 2011

In Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on May 6, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Are you a graduate student who is interested in obtaining some teaching experience? Were you previously interested but for some reason could not participate?

Participation in the PROF-it “Professors-in-Training” program, provides graduate students at UMBC with an opportunity to draw upon the partnership between UMBC and the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to teach a class at one of the campuses of CCBC for the FALL 2011 semester. You will be mentored by a faculty member from CCBC, and will be required to attend additional training sessions during the semester. Please make sure that your Advisor and/or your Graduate Program Director are aware that you are applying for this Fellows program. Time commitment may vary from class to class, but be prepared to spend at least 3 hours of preparation per one hour of class time. If accepted, you will be added to CCBC’s payroll and will receive a stipend of $2000.

Read more about teaching at CCBC:

· Full-time or Part-time graduate student at UMBC.
· All applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate study.
· U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Stipulations related to Visa requirements prevent an international student with a full Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, or 20 hour/week job from applying.

Please submit the Application (attached) AND your full Curriculum Vitae to, with subject line “PROF-it 2011 Teaching Fellow.”

** Application package deadline (extended) —  June 10, 2011. **

Dr. Pollack will discuss the Teaching Fellows selection process, how you can improve your chances of getting selected, and answer any other questions you may have.
Location: Graduate School, Administration Building Room 218.
Two sessions available:
– Friday, May 13, 10 -11 am
– Wednesday, June 1, 12-1 pm

Visit the UMBC PROF-it group on Blackboard for the application and more information.

Application: Fall 2011_Application_UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows