Assessment and Teaching Conference set for Jan. 27

The 11th annual Assessment and Teaching Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Jan. 27 at the University Club.

The keynote speaker will be Chavella T. Pittman, owner of Effective & Efficient Faculty, a faculty development company that works extensively with faculty and campuses across the country to help them develop strategies for inclusive learning environments and the retention of diverse students and faculty.

Pittman, who received her Ph.D. in Sociology and a master’s in Higher Education from the University of Michigan, is currently professor of sociology at Dominican University in Illinois. She will speak on “Supporting the Well-Being of Diverse Faculty and Students: Understanding their Classroom Experiences.”

The event also will include discussions on:

  • Pitt Resources for Students and Faculty

  • Understanding Our Students’ Well-Being in the Classroom

  • Supporting Inclusive Faculty Well-Being

  • Proactively Promoting Student Well-Being in Large Lectures

  • Supporting Graduate Students During Milestone Assessments

  • Facilitating Difficult Dialogues

Find more information about the conference on the Center for Teaching and Learning website.