Center for Teaching and Learning

Teaching Academy

Nomination Period: October 21st- December 6th
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Congratulations to the 2013 Recipients!


About the Teaching Academy

The Teaching Academy is a unit of Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) and an active partner within the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). Dedicated to supporting the mission, values, and vision of the CTL, the Teaching Academy is comprised of the recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Awards, Excellence in Teaching Awards, the S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award, and the James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities.

Teaching Academy members work in collaboration with the CTL and often assist in facilitating workshops, leading seminars, and planning programs such as the Faculty Fellows Program and Large Class Collegium. Members also serve as mentor and consultant to other instructors.


Distinguished Teaching Award

Tenure-track faculty, lecturers, and instructors with the University of Washington Seattle campus are eligible to receive a Distinguished Teaching Award. Individuals whose appointment is less than 100% are also eligible with emphasis placed on breadth and depth of achievement. Awardees are chosen based on a variety of criteria and can receive this award only once in his or her lifetime. More information

Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation

Created by the Office of the Provost, this award is open to nominations to individual faculty or an instructor-based team from all three campuses (Bothell, Seattle, Tacoma). Previous recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award are ineligible. More information

Excellence in Teaching Award

Graduate teaching assistants with the University of Washington Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses are eligible to receive an Excellence in Teaching Award. Recipients are chosen for their demonstrated ability in the teaching and learning process as a graduate teaching assistant. More information

S. Sterling Munro Award for Public Service

Tenure-track and full-time faculty members with the University of Washington Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses are eligible to receive the Munro. The recipient will have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in community-based instruction, service learning, public service and community projects. More information

James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities

Established in 2003 in honor of the late James D. Clowes, this award recognizes a University of Washington Bothell, Seattle or Tacoma faculty or staff member who transforms undergraduate learning by creating or sustaining learning communities amongst students. Nominations are not being accepted at this time.