Career Development in Teaching

Interested in pursuing teaching as part of your career?

The Chicago Center for Teaching has many resources to help with your career development, including a College Teaching Certificate, and a Teaching Fellowship. They also have online resources to help with questions you may have about teaching skills, as well as in-person consultations.

Chicago Center for Teaching Programs:

There are two programs that might be of interest to you:

The College Teaching Certificate provides a way to formally document your pedagogical development.

There is a suggested timeline for BSD students, while the application is here.

If you are interested in getting more involved in teaching at the University of Chicago, the CCT also offers a Fellows program. “Chicago Center for Teaching (CCT) Fellows are graduate students with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and interest in how people learn.” If you are interested, here is a suggested timeline for involvement specifically for BSD students

You can find out more about the CCT Fellow program here.

Further career development:

You will also want to watch out for careers in teaching programming through myCHOICE.  You’ll find some information about various careers here; watch their main website for programming information.

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