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 a variety of topics to support faculty at all career stages.


Upcoming Events

The Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success (CETLSS) is offering a variety of professional development opportunities throughout the academic year. 

CETLSS Workshops & Programs—Includes information about all of our inclusive 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 all 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 
  • Transformative Teaching & Learning 
  • Online Teaching & Learning
  • Civic Engagement/Service Learning
  • General Instructuional Design and Teaching Practices 
  • Workshops, Learning Communities, or Book Clubs
  • Teaching Observations and Consultations 
  • New Faculty Orientation and Induction / Jump Into Fall Week
  • Mental Health First Aid & GUIDE

Modality Management

CETLSS recognizes that teaching poses countless challenges in any modality. Are you teaching online and still scratching your head?

You've learned all that new technology, but how do you actually teach online well?  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

AI and Your Classroom: Our Latest Resources

Wondering where we all are with AI and ChatGPT these days? Worried about how to shape things in your classroom for fall? You're not alone. Check out this blogpost with some recent resources, tips and thoughts. 

The CETLSS Spotlight is a blog authored by CETLSS staff that highlights happenings in teaching, learning, and career support, both at App State and beyond.