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.

PFF Program Manual (PDF)

Preparing Future Faculty Certification 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 Certification Checklist (DOCX)

PFF Certification Checklist (PDF)

Mentoring Agreement Contract

Students: use this form to lay out the details of your upcoming mentorship, including how you will spend the required 40 hours.

Mentoring Agreement Contract (DOCX)

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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.

From the Professor's Bookshelf: GATE & PFF Bibliography

Download a combination of the PFF & GATE bibliographies to use as a reference for relevant, insightful reading. The list includes information on where you can get a copy of the title and a brief description of the text.

GATE and PFF Bibliography (PDF)

Keep current with our list of recommended articles from organizations such as Inside Higher Ed and the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Articles (PDF)

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