Teaching Certificates

Certification for Faculty Development

The Teaching Excellence Program includes faculty development opportunities that lead to certification and international recognition for teaching excellence. By engaging with these opportunities, UVU faculty can gain evidence to support the Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) process while enriching their teaching practice.

Certificates of Participation

Certificates of Participation are provided each time a faculty members engages with one of the faculty development offerings. These are sent to the faculty member as a PDF, which can be downloaded, saved to a computer, or printed. Certificates of Participation can provide evidence of engagement with the Teaching Excellence Program at UVU.

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of Completion are provided when a faculty member completes at least three offerings within one Dimension of the Teaching Excellence Program. These are non-credit, internal Certificates awarded by the Office of Teaching and Learning. They are provided as a PDF, which can be downloaded, saved to a computer, or printed. Faculty who earn Certificates of Completion are recognized at an annual event.

There are four Certificates available:

  • Certificate in Effective Teaching in Higher Education
  • Certificate in Curriculum Design
  • Certificate in Learning Strategies and Resources
  • Certificate in Advanced Teaching Practice

Faculty Development Map

Faculty Development Chart

Accredited International Program

The Teaching Excellence Program is aligned to the Higher Education Academy Professional Standards Framework. By gaining Certificates of Participation and Certificates of Completion, faculty at UVU can work toward various levels of Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy. Learn more (Link to accredited International Recognition page)

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