Centers for Teaching and Learning

The Office of Undergraduate Studies convenes the directors of CUNY’s Centers for Teaching and Learning to share expertise, resources and evidence-based practices across the colleges.  The Centers offer a wide array of programs and services to support faculty and staff.  Common areas of interest across the Centers include: pedagogy, assessment, high impact practices, teaching/ learning technologies, support for faculty research, pursuit of the scholarship of teaching, improving outcomes in developmental education, and improving outcomes in general education.

CTL Council Mission Statement

The CTL Council works cooperatively within CUNY to prioritize teaching and learning considerations in University planning and decision-making. As a group, we are committed to the following:

Sharing resources and promoting best practices of the synergistic relationship between teaching and learning

  • Sharing resources and promoting best practices of the synergistic relationship between teaching and learning
  • Advocating for sufficient resource allocation for teaching and learning operations on each campus
  • Building and disseminating standards of excellence for faculty development
  • Mentoring and supporting new CUNY CTLs and their leaders
  • Producing research and scholarship about our collective endeavors
  • Promoting best practices and models of SOTL
  • Endorsing good models for the assessment of teaching and student learning


Report on CUNY Centers for Teaching and Learning (CUNY, 2011) <pdf>


Centers for Teaching and Learning at CUNY: