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Graduate Teaching Consultant Program

Program Overview

The Graduate Teaching Consultant Program supports the professional development in teaching of graduate students, and includes opportunities that support enhanced teaching experiences, as outlined in the Model of Graduate Student Professional Development in Teaching. GTCs are graduate students exhibiting pedagogical skills and knowledge within their disciplines. GTCs, under the supervision of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), serve as instructional coaches and peer mentors to TAs across campus. GTCs are available to conduct classroom observations upon request. 
Nomination Process

The call for nominations is now open. Please access the 2020 GTC Call for Nominations for more information.

Graduate Teaching Consultants

Olabisi-Atoba.jpgAmit K. Ghoshal

Department: Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences (RPTS)
Degree: PhD Candidate
Research Interests: Management, Law, and Tourism solutions for sustainability issues
Favorite Educational Quote:  "The mind is everything-what you think you become." - Buddha.
Other GTC Services: CIRTL Practitioner, TAR Fellow, TAI Leader, AFF Workshop Facilitator, ELPE Facilitator, GTC Facilitator, Instructor (RPTS)

Allessandra Ribota.JPGAlessandra Ribota

Department: Hispanic Studies
Degree: PhD Student in Hispanic Studies, Linguistics
Research Interests: Second Language Acquisition, Heritage Language Acquisition, Open Educational Resources
Favorite Educational Quote: “Transformation occurs when a learner’s engagement is such that it broadens their horizons of knowledge and capability.” - Mary Kalantzis and William B. Cope
Other GTC Services: TAI Breakout Leader, Classroom Observations, Workshops, Graduate Mentor in the Department of Hispanic Studies, Grad Aggie Research Mentor

Damian Robles.jpgDami├ín Robles Garcia

Department: Hispanic Studies
Degree: PhD Student in Hispanic Studies, Linguistics
Research Interests: Historical Pragmatics; The Linguistics of Cervantes; Language Contact
Favorite Educational Quote: Education for me is more than books; it is an act of kindness; it is an ongoing transformation of the self.
Other GTC Services: TAI sessions; classroom observation; mentoring; workshops, e.g.: CTE-ELP