Professional Development Opportunities

TA Training Workshop*

When: Friday, August 29, 2014
Where: Lower Level of the UR Interfaith Chapel
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Workshop Agenda

Welcome—Wendi Heinzelman, Dean of Graduate Studies for Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Faculty Panel: description of the roles played by TAs

How to handle student/TA and TA/faculty relationships:

  • Jenny Hadingham, Assistant Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Erin Halligan, Associate Director for Student Support Services, Dean of Students Office
  • Morgan Levy, Director of Equal Opportunity Compliance and Title IX Coordinator
  • Kathy Sweetland, University Intercessor’s Office

Student Panel: Advice from those who have been there

Academic honesty policy/procedures: Beth Jorgensen, Chair of the Board on Academic Honesty

Break-out Sessions: What can I do when…. Tricks of the trade—Jenny Hadingham, Nic Hammond, Robin Frye, Stuart Jordan, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning