Dedicated to enhancing student learning.


CSU, Chico’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is one of 23 faculty development centers in the California State University system.  Created in the fall of 1994, CELT’s mission is to enhance student learning outcomes.  

CELT is your campus teaching and resource center—come and tell us what we can do for you!

—Sara E. Cooper and the CELT Advisory Board

2013-14 Academic Year Events

See full calendar of faculty development events, and register for CELT workshops, HERE.

Featured Event:

WORKSHOP: What Does the 21st Century Student Want?--Kathy Fernandes (CSU OC) and panel of CSUC Students

  • Friday, April 18, 12-1:30 in MLIB STUDIO A
  • Have you ever thought—what in the world do they expect of us?!? Join us to interact with a panel of CSUC students who will tell us what they expect, need, and hope for from their professors. Topics will range from diversity to learning styles to technology.

Register for CELT events at http://depot.csuprojects.org/registration?campusid=7.

CELT Conference Proposals

Proposal Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5 PM

This year we focus on engaging the whole student. This campus boasts an abundance of courses and programs that engage our students and prepare them for success through what Kuh calls High Impact Practices. Proposals for (1) hands-on working sessions (2) brief presentations followed by discussion, and (3) roundtable or panel discussions are invited from CSU Chico faculty, staff, students, and administrators, as well as from professionals in K-12, community colleges, and other institutions of higher education. More information available at http://www.csuchico.edu/celt/Workshops_and_Events/2014_Conference_CFP.shtml.

Submit applications at http://questionpro.com/t/AKltbZQyIW.

Faculty Writing Community

Are you working on an article? Story? Book? Conference paper? Lecture? Civic engagement project?

MLIB 458 will be a quiet space for thinking, researching, & writing. Located conveniently in the library, there is easy access to resources. A secure spot, we can leave our belongings behind for ten minutes without worrying about theft. Coffee is always available—donations are accepted.

Open Monday - Thursday, 8am-1pm, Fridays 8-11 am, and by request: email scooper@csuchico.edu. All faculty and staff are welcome. Click HERE for more information.

Did you know?

CELT has been building a video archive of sessions, available here: http://www.csuchico.edu/celt/Video-Archive/index.shtml

CSU Chico Faculty and Staff now have full access to the "Lynda" onlin tutorial system--if you go to Http://www.csuchico.edu/Lynda you will be able to log in with your regular Portal ID and password.

Feature Articles

CELT Video Archive

CELT and Academic Technologies (ATEC), along with the Technology and Learning Program (TLP), have teamed up to create video archives of all CELT workshops--starting Spring 2013!