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Teaching Assistant Institute

The Teaching Assistant Institute (TAI), hosted by the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence, is a one day face-to-face course with additional online modules designed to prepare graduate students for college classroom teaching. TAI is offered every year at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters and is required for new TAs who serve as recitation leaders, laboratory instructors, and/or full responsibility lecturers.

To earn a Certificate of Completion from the Teaching Assistant Institute, each TA must complete the following requirements:

Requirement 1: Complete the TAI Online Preparation Course
Requirement 2: Complete the TAI Face-to-Face Seminar 


Spring 2020 dates (more information coming soon)

January 8, 2020
January 25, 2020

Training for First-Time Teaching Assistants
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