Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement (GATE)


Are you a graduate student passionate about excellence in teaching and learning? Are you hungry for professional development? Do you want to have a meaningful impact on the learning experience of your students? If so, then attend the workshops organized by the Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement (GATE), an initiative developed by graduate students for graduate students with the support of CET&L, the Graduate School, and GSGA.

Mission: To enhance the teaching practice of graduate students by providing information, training and instruction on teaching concepts and methods with a focus on innovative pedagogies, while also offering basic career guidance and facilitating a network among graduate students who share a common vision in teaching and learning excellence.
If you are interested in joining our organization or want to receive more updates, write to us at gateatuc@gmail.com

Summer 2014 meetings: Wednesdays, 2:00–3:00 pm, at CET&L, room 480D (Langsam Library), on the following dates: June 18, July 9, July 23, Aug 6, Aug 27 (2:00--3:30 pm). All GATE members are required to attend.

Our Group

GATE founders: Lori Gresham, Annie Schmidt, Julie Weast

GATE members 2014-2015: Daniel Dale (Literature), Nimita Dave (Pharmacy, post-doc), Anna Donnell (Chemistry), Ahmed Fahad (English as second language), Kelsey Feser (Geology), Tejaswi Goparaju (Computer science, GA - CET&L), Mark R. Haase (Chemical engineering), Angelica Hardee (Health promotion, GA - CET&L), John Ige (Health promotion), Bela Kashyap (History), Matteo Magarotto (Musicology, GA - CET&L), Ankurman Shrestha (Chemical engineering), Vignesh Subbian (Computer engineering)

Past members: Dippy Aggarwal, Laura Bachus, Sarah Cassella, Robert Chaney, Aniruddha Deshpande, Shruti Deshpande, Corey Fallon, Arvind Krishnaswamy, Simone McGaw, Peggy Shannon-Baker

Advisor: Bryan R. Smith, Assistant Director, CET&L

Faculty mentors: Wayne Hall, Jason Heikenfeld, Brian Kinkle, Kathy Koenig, Matthew Peattie.

Next Workshop

Updates coming soon!

Click here for a list of Upcoming Workshops by GATE