The Teaching Professor Annual Conference

Registration for the 2019 Teaching Professor Conference is now closed

This year’s Teaching Professor Conference is now at capacity and we can no longer accept registrations. We have worked with our hotel to ensure the conference has the same high-quality, comfortable feel that makes The Teaching Professor Conference such a valuable learning and networking experience. If you have been planning to attend but have not yet registered, we are sorry to disappoint you.

Upcoming Conferences:

Leadership in Higher Education Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on October 3-5, 2019

2020 Teaching Professor Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 29-31, 2020.

Other Faculty Development Resources:

The Teaching Professor Membership

Summer Enrichment Courses

Magna Online Seminar Pass

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The Teaching Professor Annual Conference

“It was seriously the BEST conference I have ever attended (and my list is not short)!”

That’s how one attendee referred to their Teaching Professor Annual Conference experience last year.

If you’re passionate about pedagogy, this conference is where you want to be. You’ll experience three days devoted exclusively to the art and science of teaching, in the company of 1,000+ colleagues—all of them just as committed to classroom excellence as you are.

Join us and you’ll be able to choose freely from an impressive variety of sessions following 11 different tracks:

  • Learner-Centered Course Design
  • Student Engagement
  • Teaching Specific Types of Students
  • Instructional Vitality: Ways to Keep Teaching Fresh and Invigorated
  • New Faculty
  • Grading and Feedback that Promotes Learning
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Faculty Development
  • Teaching with Technology
  • Teaching Health Sciences Majors
  • Teaching Professional Majors

New This Year

  • This year we’re introducing a series of “20-Minute Mentor” sessions. These fast, focused, and fun sessions each tackle a specific classroom challenge or issue, and provide you with a wealth of practical, ready-to-implement solutions. And yes, each presentation will take only 20 minutes!
  • Super Tracks for Teaching with Technology, Teaching Health Sciences, Teaching Professional Majors, and Faculty Development. These “super tracks” include optional preconference workshops and sessions curated by our advisory team that address the unique challenges of each specialty.

Who Should Attend

The Teaching Professor Annual Conference our flagship event and is dedicated to advancing teaching and learning. Educators and administrators of all disciplines and experience levels leave the event with actionable ideas and insights that they can start implementing right away. Sessions are especially geared toward:

  • Faculty
  • Instructors
  • Faculty developers
  • Instructional designers and technologists
  • Curriculum developers
  • Deans
  • Administrators