Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

CETL: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The mission of CETL is to foster faculty’s innovation and effectiveness. By promoting teaching grounded in evidence-based best practices and publication grounded in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, CETL facilitates not just faculty excellence, but student success as well.

Welcome Back!  As the new semester gets underway, please remember that CETL lab is a space reserved for faculyt use.  While there are meetings and occasional classes scheduled in the lab (a schedule of which is always posted on the lab door), please feel free to stop by on weekdays between 9am and 5pm.  

Please click here for a printable calendar of this semester's CETL programming.  We look forward to working with you soon!

Upcoming Events


Fulbright Lecture Series: Dr. Simran Kaur
Teaching & Learning across Borders: An Academic Journey from New York to Amritsar

12:10 - 2pm in the Oakland Dining Room
Lunch will be served. Click here to RSVP by 9/19.

9/21 An Introduction to the Common Read for New Participants
12:10 - 1pm in H-349
Refreshments will be served. Click here to RSVP.
9/21 An Introduction to the Common Read for Returning Participants
1 - 2pm in H-349
Refreshments will be served. Click here to RSVP
9/23 College Compact Symposium: Academic Service-Learning at Community Colleges
9am - 3pm
Registration for this event has closed.
9/28 Culturally Responsive Teaching: Exploring Microaggressions in the Classroom
12:10 - 2pm in CETL, L-313
Click here to RSVP.
9/30 An Overview of IRB for Scholarly Research with Dr. Linda Reesman
10am - 12pm in CETL, L-313
Refreshments will be served. Click here to RSVP.

An Introduction to Blackboard for Common Read Faculty
10:10 - 11am in H-349
Click here to RSVP.

Contact Information

Kathleen Landy, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean for Teaching & Learning
718 281-5082

Susan Madera
Academic Program Manager, High-Impact Practices
718 281-5289

Carol Lukasiewicz
Faculty Development Operations Coordinator
718 281-5161

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.