Welcome to CETLSS!

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success or CETLSS (pronounced see_tulls) is the university's comprehensive center dedicated to growing excellence in teaching and learning, leadership, and supporting faculty professional development and student success. Our center provides workshops, courses, learning communities, and resources covering various topics to support faculty at all career stages.


Upcoming Events

The Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success (CETLSS) offers various professional development opportunities throughout the academic year. 

CETLSS Workshops & Programs—Includes information about our comprehensive teaching & learning workshops, courses, programs, book clubs, and events, along with registration links, dates/times, and facilitator information. 

CETLSS Schedule-at-a-Glance—Provides an overview of our faculty development offerings and web resources. 

We look forward to seeing you! 

Consultations, Observations & Support

Are you interested in consulting with us? Complete the CETLSS Connection Request form and based on your needs, one of our team members will reach out to you! 

Types of Support We Offer: 

  • Mentoring & Career 
  • Teaching & Learning 
  • Online Teaching & Learning
  • Civic Engagement & Service Learning
  • General Instructional Design and Teaching Practices 
  • Workshops, Learning Communities, and Book Clubs
  • Teaching Observations and Consultations 
  • New Faculty Orientation and Induction and Jump Into Fall Conference
  • Mental Health First Aid and GUIDE Sessions

Modality Management

Are you teaching online and still scratching your head? We're here to help! 

You've learned about new technology, but how do you teach well online?  Join the Online Teaching Community, chock full of the latest resources, with regular Zoom gatherings for those just-in-time teaching conversations that can save your week. 

Need help creating your syllabi for any modality? Learn how CETLSS Can Help

CETLSS Spotlight

CETLSS' 1st Annual End-Of-Year Celebration is underway! 

 As the year draws to a close, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success (CETLSS) is gearing up for its first annual end-of-year celebration. It’s time to reflect on the hard work, milestones, and camaraderie that have defined our journey over the past year. We’ll recognize outstanding contributions with our Year-in-Review from our campus partnerships, share stories, and offer some exciting giveaways as a means to say THANK YOU for all your hard work and dedication to CETLSS and our campus community! Don't forget to let us know you're coming!


Friday, April 26th from 2:30 pm - 4 pm; Plemmons Student Union, RM 226 (Linville Falls) 

RSVP Here!