The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) provides resources to faculty and academic departments to assist faculty in creating dynamic classes, furthering academic reasearch and writing, and providng additional support towards scholarship. 

What Does CELT Do?

  • Sponsors annual Conference on Excellence in Learning and Teaching
  • Administers Learning Enhancement Grants & Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grants
  • Conducts CELT Workshops Throughout the Year
  • Maintains a Video Archive of previous workshops and conference sessions
  • Contributes to New Faculty Orientation and Support, Academy e-Learning (AeL), and Excellence in Online Instruction (EOI)
  • Conducts New Faculty Surveys
  • Provides Lending Library of Teaching Resources
  • Publishes Online Teaching Tips and Resources
  • Sponsors Recognition of Student Achievement (Glenn Kendall Award)
  • Offers Optional and Personalized Teaching Feedback
  • Arranges Individual or Group Consultation
  • Supports Graduate Student Teachers

Our office supports Chico State Faculty with: 

  • Learning & Teaching grants
  • Professional Development workshops
  • Faculty Learning Communities
  • Dedicated faculty space with free coffee
  • Finals week Grading Oasis with student support


CELT Video Archive

Our Video Archive includes past workshops, conferences and First Friday forums.


Inside Chico State: "A Global Perspective"

This year, our campus welcomed a number of new international faculty members. Read more about how this brings a deeper insight and perspective to our campus in the new article in "Inside Chico State"

"My Life on the Road", by Gloria Steinem

Join along the community reading this year's Book in Common, Gloria Steinem's "My Life on the Road". 


Tuesday Teaching Tips

Tuesday Teaching Tips offers information and encouragement about all things teaching! 

Caffeinated Cats

Our Caffeinated Cats podcast discusses life and learning at Chico State.

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