Relational. Inclusive. Holistic. Passionate. Reflective. Evidence-Informed.

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching aims to advance passionate, reflective, and evidence-informed teaching. We contribute to Wake Forest’s distinctive mission by encouraging the development of teacher-student relationships that prepare all students to live examined, purposeful lives.

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Join us this afternoon from 3:30 - 5:00 pm for a special Zoom webinar hosted by our Director of Research, Dr. Karen Singer-Freeman! 

Karen will explain everything you need to know about the grant funding we offer for projects related to improvements in teaching, as well as answer your questions and provide guidance for your submissions. 

Register at to receive the Zoom link. See you there!
Last call for applications! 📣 

We would like to invite faculty from all schools to join the new 2023-2024 Inclusive Teaching Faculty Learning Community. Participants will examine their current classes and plan pedagogical changes that will support equitable outcomes in the spring. Applications are due by end of day today! 

Visit to learn more and apply 🎩
Reminder! If you haven't already registered, please consider joining us for the "Substance Use Among Students" workshop this Wednesday 9/20 in ZSR Classroom 665 from 3:30 - 4:45 pm w/ guest facilitators Peter Rives, George Stoupas, Sharon Woodard, and Abbie Wrights. 

Substance use among college students is associated with many negative outcomes including academic performance and mental health concerns. This interactive session will give you a glimpse into student substance abuse on the WFU campus.

Register at

Join us tomorrow at the happiest place on, not Disney! It's the @wakerspace! 

Come learn about how you might incorporate this incredible campus resource into your class(es). This session includes safety training and a tour, followed by a Q&A and time to create your own take-home ceramic tile coaster!

Register now at

Facilitated by Paul Whitener from 3:30 - 4:45 pm; Building 61A (modular units in the back of Parking Lot Q between Scales & Dogwood/Magnolia.
ICYMI yesterday, new blog post by our ED @betsybarre! Syllabus Week in the Age of AI: Part 1 (of a 4-part series) 👉 

Go for the blog post, stay for the website - it's new! We hope you take a look around while you're there! 

And as always, we're here to help w/ your syllabi or any other questions you may have.