Important Program Documents

Program Manual

Download a copy of the Program Manual to use as a critical guide for your Preparing Future Faculty experience.

* PFF Program Manual (724.7 KB)

Preparing Future Faculty Certification Checklist

Download the Preparing Future Faculty Certification Checklist as a reference for completing your program obligations. Both Word and PDF versions are available for your convenience.

The Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement (GATE)

  • What is it, and why should I join?

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. 

  • Where can I learn more?



Professional Development Resources

  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

Provides external mentoring for graduate students, post-docs and university professors

  • POD Network

Professional & Organizational Development Network in Higher Education

  • Faculty Focus

Higher Ed Teaching Strategies from Magna Publications


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.

Recommended Articles

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


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