From left to right. back row: Heidi Luder, Brian Reys, Annie Schmidt, Molly Stehn, Vignesh, Subbian, Rebecca Tannenbaum, Daoli Zhao, Jason Raymond. Front row: Mark Killian, Wendy Gray, Michael Craig, Nzingha Dalila, Haley Titus-Mitchell, Sharina Desai
Welcome to the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) website! The UC PFF program provides instruction in modern teaching and learning and offers rich mentoring experiences that strengthen these career skills. Established in 1993, the UC PFF program was one of the founding group of national PFF programs. Active participation in a PFF program is widely recognized as a valuable credential.
In a nation-wide study, 98 percent of participant respondents said they would recommend PFF to peers interested in academic careers because the program:
The requirements to finish the PFF certificate are:
You can complete the requirements in any order and over as long a time period as you choose. Some students have completed the program in as little as two quarters, others have spread it out over three or four years. We're happy to work with you to find a timeline that fits your needs.
Contact PFF program coordinator Kara Sorrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YES! PFF students and mentors express great appreciation for the experience of working and learning together. And national studies (Wested and Abt, 2004; DeNeef, 2002) have shown that PFF gives alumni a competitive edge in the academic job market and in the early years of their career.
Apply to the Preparing Future Faculty program today!