PFF Program Documents

Program Manual

Download or bookmark the PFF Program Manual. This manual contains the program's policies and procedures, and it will serve as a helpful guide for your Preparing Future Faculty experience.

Find the updated PFF Program Manual through the following link: 

PFF Program Manual (PDF)

Students matriculated prior to the fall 2019 application deadline can find the Legacy Program manual through the following link:

PFF Legacy Program Manual (PDF)

PFF Activity Log

In order for students to receive activity points, completed activity logs must be sent to within one month of the activity. 

Activity Log - Word Document

Activity Log - PDF Document

Preparing Future Faculty Program Checklist

Download the Preparing Future Faculty Certification Checklist to track your progress as you complete program requirements. Both Word and PDF versions are available for your convenience.

PFF Program Checklist - Word Document

Mentoring Agreement Contract

The Mentoring Agreement Contract is a required element of the mentoring experience. Students can download the fillable Word Document of the Agreement Contract in order to begin the mentoring planning process. 

Mentoring Agreement Contract - Word Document

Students matriculated prior to the fall 2019 application deadline should refer to the template found in the following link:

Mentoring Agreement Contract (DOCX)

To view these documents, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.

Professional Development Resources for Future Faculty

  • The Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement (GATE)
    This group of graduate students and postdocs with a passion for teaching support the professional development of TAs and future professors at UC. The organization provides informaiton and instruction on innovative teaching methods, basic career guidance and netwroking opportunities with fellow graduate students who share a common vision of teaching and learning excellence. 
  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
    Provides external mentoring for graduate students, post-docs and university professors.
  • POD Network
    The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education is devoted to improving teaching and learning in higher education. POD provides its members with personal and academic relationships that are essential for professional growth.
  • Faculty Focus
    Through its free e-newsletter and dedicated website, Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — face-to-face, online, blended, or flipped.