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The Center for Teaching Excellence offers the First Year Faculty Teaching Academy (FYFTA) workshop series during the fall and spring semesters.  This series is designed for faculty in their first years of teaching at UF. Upon successfully completing the program requirements, participants receive the FYFTA passport category badge and earn 500 miles towards the Great Teaching for New Faculty Certificate within the Passport to Great Teaching Program. They also receive a copy of What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain.

Spring 2020 | Registration Coming Soon

Attend 5 out of 6 synchronous sessions.

  • Face-to-Face, 3:30pm-5:00pm on Tuesdays
    • Jan. 14 | Jan. 21 | Jan. 28 | Feb. 4 | Feb. 11 | Feb. 18
  • In order to earn all 500 miles and the FYFTA category badge, you must:

    • Complete 5 out of 6 preparation activities prior to the workshop sessions
    • Attend 5 out of 6 workshops
    • Complete 5 out of 6 reflections

    Expected Time Commitment

    Participants should expect to commit approximately 15 hours to complete the FYFTA program. Space is limited and is available on a first come, first serve basis.