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Office of Faculty Development

Office of Faculty Development

The Office of Faculty Development aids the work of faculty at Lake Forest College through a focus on three priorities:

We support faculty at all stages in their careers in developing effective pedagogical techniques that create an inclusive learning environment for our diverse student body. 

We assist faculty in creating and sustaining a community of colleagues who learn from and support each other.

We facilitate and celebrate faculty achievement in scholarly and artistic production.

Services for Faculty 

  • General teaching consultation
  • Mid-course checks
  • Teaching Shapes program
  • Mentoring program
  • Group discussions on teaching issues
  • Workshops for new faculty—new Faculty Orientation
  • Workshops and other resources for all faculty
  • Input on grant proposals, promotion materials, support for other opportunities for research.
  • Faculty Writing Groups
  • Faculty Reading Groups
  • Advising Training 
  • Grants for curricular development (see awards for Fall 2018 on right)