Each August, Faculty Affairs hosts New Faculty Orientation (NFO) and the Center for Teaching and Learning hosts a Fall Teaching Kickoff event. Please see the full schedule below for the details and registration links.
For more information about Teaching Kickoff (a series of interactive workshops aimed at getting faculty members geared up and ready for the first day of class), visit: CTL.gatech.edu/FTK2019.
View the New Faculty Onboarding Checklist (.pdf) from the Office of Human Resources.
Please note that participants need to register for Fall Teaching Kickoff and training sessions separately from New Faculty Orientation registration.
Fall 2019 New Faculty Orientation Event Schedule
Fall Teaching Kickoff Workshops
|Aug. 12||Several Sessions Available||Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons||
|*^New Faculty Orientation||Aug. 13||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Georgia Tech Global Learning Center||closed|
|*^Welcome Reception||Aug. 13||5:00 - 6:30 p.m.||Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center|
|New Faculty OHR Benefits Orientation||Aug. 14||2:00 - 4:00 p.m.||Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons,
|Canvas and Other Classroom Tools Training||Aug. 14-16||Several Sessions Available||See website for training resources.|
|*Part-time New Faculty Welcome Event||Aug. 29||4:00 - 6:00 p.m.||Student Center - Crescent Room||closed|
|*^Provost's New Faculty Reception and Dinner||Sept. 17||5:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Georgia Tech Hotel Ballroom||closed|
*Hosted by the Office of Faculty Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development.
^Newly hired full-time “permanent” academic faculty are invited to these events, which includes tenure-track or tenured assistant, associate, and full professors, Lecturers, Academic Professionals at all ranks, and Professors of the Practice. Brittain fellows and some visiting assistant professors have their own new faculty orientation organized by the schools of Literature, Media, and Communications (LMC); Modern Languages; and Math, respectively.
|Where Do I Go? - Resources Faculty Need
||September 27||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Caddell Building Flex Space||closed|
|Engaging Students in the Classroom with Active Learning
||October 17||11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Student Center - Piedmont Room||closed|
|Writing a Winning Research Proposal
||November 13||11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Whitaker Building 1232||closed|
|QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
||December 2||11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Student Center - Piedmont Room||closed|
|Leading a Successful Research Program
||January 21||11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Pettit Building 102B||closed|
|Advising & Mentoring Students||February 27||11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Bill Moore Student Success Center -
- GT Overview and Student Panel^ (newly hired full-time academic faculty orientation)
- Career Development for Tenure Track Faculty
- Career Development for Non-Tenure Track Faculty
- Teaching at Tech - Sessions I and II
- Research at Tech
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