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Services and Programs

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The Center for Faculty Development at University of Houston-Clear Lake provides a range of services for our faculty throughout the academic year. These training and enrichment opportunities occur in both formal and informal formats.

For information about any of our programs, please contact us at facultydevelopment@uhcl.edu. We're also happy to set up a consultation session with your team or department to assess your needs. 

  Special Events

Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Discipline 

Work with Dr. Lorie Jacobs, one of our Faculty Fellows, to inject or revise writing assignments in your teaching. Contact her at jacobsl@uhcl.edu.  

  Ongoing Events


Need to talk to somebody about a faculty development topic? For assistance with your teaching, research productivity, service responsibilities and promotion questions, please request a consultation with our office.

Faculty Fellow Grants

Propose a UHCL faculty development project. Recipients receive one course release a semester to complete their work. Selection is made each Spring.

Faculty Learning Communities

Join a small group of like-minded faculty members from across the university to discuss and examine a shared interest. Communities form in September for each academic year. 

If you are a UHCL faculty member with a great idea and would like to develop a Faculty Learning Community (FLC), please fill out this form to submit your proposal. 

Submit Your Proposal 


Learning Innovators

Join with faculty from across the university in an open discussion about teaching, research, scholarship, service, promotion or any other faculty development topic.

Promotion Roundtables

Learn the basics about promotion. Each year features a separate roundtable for Third Year Review, Promotion and Tenure and Promotion to Professor.

Quality Enhancement Plan

Each academic year, a cohort of faculty will examine a model of critical thinking and then map it to their class activities.  Please visit the QEP Website for more information. 

Research Workshops

Learn more about how to do research. These monthly meetings expose you to beneficial research tools, methods and habits. 

Research Colloquiums

Discover what your fellow educators research at UHCL. This colloquium features two or three faculty members describing their current scholarly work.

Teaching Talks

Learn more about teaching in our monthly meeting. Learn about new theories, teaching techniques, and instructional tools. 

  • Center for Faculty Development

    Phone: 281-283-3291
    Email: facultydevelopment@uhcl.edu

    Bayou Building, 2508
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 74
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours

    Since we are frequently out of the office for meetings and on-site consultations, we do not hold regular office hours. However, we are happy to meet with you, and we encourage you to schedule an appointment with us.