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CETL Vision & Mission


The CETL is recognized as the place for teaching-related development at UNC and a leader in advancing teaching excellence.


The CETL serves as a hub to discuss teaching practice and teaching-focused scholarship. The CETL advances teaching excellence of all members of the teaching community by providing professional learning opportunities and resources on pedagogy, inclusive teaching practice, curriculum development, instructional models, and student learning assessment. CETL programming is responsive to current needs of educators and cultivates a campus culture that values and rewards teaching excellence.

CETL carries out this Mission through: 

Teaching Support
  • Conferences  
  • Consultations 
  • Faculty Learning Communities 
  • New Faculty Orientation 
  • One on one training 
  • Videos 
  • Workshops 
Inclusive Teaching 
  • Equity-Minded Assessment  
  • Teaching for Equity and Inclusion Program 
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Showcases campus experts 
Grants and Awards
  • Showcases the work of campus teaching award winners