Teaching & Learning Mentors

Teaching and Learning Mentor Program

View the current list of Mentors.

Support college faculty and staff in design and assessment of student learning outcomes. Model use of continuous improvement principles.


At a minimum, model these activities in your own courses and program(s):

  • Support data-driven decisions related to course and program documentation
  • Create model Syllabi, Outlines of Instruction, and Rubrics
  • Conduct workshops related to best practices in instructional methods
  • Assist with college-wide assessment efforts
  • Model active learning and effective classroom assessment techniques
  • Coach colleagues on use of WIDS curriculum system
  • Document assessment of Core Workforce Skills (formerly Core Abilities)
  • Develop curriculum maps to improve student performance
  • Attend assessment workshops and meetings when requested (at least one per semester)


  • Five-year WTCS certified full-time instructor
  • Approval of Dean
  • Commitment to meet with CETL consultant at least once per semester
  • Completion of mentoring activity log

Benefits of being a Mentor
Fulfill 10% service to the college
Participate in curriculum and assessment workshops and conferences

Representation from a variety of departments and regional campuses.
Interest in designing, developing, and modifying curriculum and teaching activities to enhance, augment, or support student learning.
Actively engaged in development of classroom assessment best practices.

Apply: Teaching & Learning Mentor Application form (DOCX, 19 KB).

For more information, please contact:  Robin Nickel, (608) 246-6413