Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology

New Faculty Foundations 2022

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Welcome to New Faculty Foundations for Fall 2022

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology is hosting an in-person New Faculty Foundations (NFF) event in the Academic Technology Lab (ATL), Engineering Building 007, on Thursday, September 8, from 10am to 3 pm. It is designed to welcome all newer faculty (lecturers and tenure-line) to the Cal Poly community of educators, connect you with other newer faculty, and provide guidance and resources that will help you prepare for teaching at Cal Poly.

The agenda is below, registration is requested: New Faculty Foundations Registration

New Faculty Foundations Agenda


Description Facilitator

10:00 AM


Dr. Patrick O'Sullivan, CTLT Director

10:30 AM

Provost's Welcome

Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore, Provost

10:45 AM

Connecting with New Faculty Colleagues


11:15 AM

Interactive Faculty Panel  Faculty from across the Campus

12:30 PM

Lunch Efren's Mexican Restaurant

1:30 PM 

Keynote address Dr. Denise Isom, Interim Chief Diversity Officer

2:00 PM 

Resource Tables and Ice Cream Campus Resource Partners and SLO Mama Sweets


More New Faculty Resources to Explore

New Faculty Self-paced Resources

We invite you to explore these resources at your own pace, in your own way. The resources, specially curated for you as new faculty, have a variety of different materials: some pre-recorded information sessions, documents, guides, self-paced workshops, and more.

New Faculty Campus Partners Resources Directory

We hope you will peruse this collection of support services available to you that you may find helpful as you navigate your first weeks and months in the campus community. 

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