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Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

  • "The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." – Marva Collins, American Educator

  • "So often you find that the students you are trying to inspire, are ones that end up inspiring you." – Sean Jenkins

  • "Education is not preparation for life: education is life itself." – John Dewey

  • "Education is not the filling of the pail, but the lighting of a fire." – William Butler Yeats

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) is dedicated to assisting faculty and staff in improving the quality of teaching and learning services. CETL Faculty Advocates inspire, guide and mentor faculty in areas of pedagogy and classroom management.


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