Our Mission: To enhance excellence in undergraduate education through STEM evidence-based teaching practices.
The University of Pittsburgh is a partner institution in the
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), an NSF Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education. CIRTL is a cross-university network of 46 diverse research universities across the US and Canada committed to advancing the professional development of the next generation of STEM faculty. CIRTL is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation (GLHEC).
We are working with the next generation of STEM faculty to develop knowledge about, and engagement with, evidence-based teaching/learning practices. Our programming includes professional development workshops and seminars, semester-long seminar-based courses, journal/book clubs, and learning community lunch meetings where we discuss
Teaching-as-Research (TAR) project ideas. We welcome PhD students, post-docs, and interested faculty to join us!