CTL hires experienced and enthusiastic TAs and LAs for orientation every semester. If you are interested in serving as an orientation leader, please email Cathy Turner with a short description of your experience as a TA or LA and the name of the instructor for whom you are or have served as a TA or LA.Contact Us to Learn More
CTL helps prepare undergraduates Learning Assistants and Teaching Assistants for their teaching through orientations, training programs and consultations.
Want to help lead SAS or SEAS orientation?
Undergraduate Teaching Consultations
It is common for educators to experience challenges or have questions about teaching. When TAs and LAs need help or want to ask questions, CTL staff can meet to discuss ideas and solutions. To set up a consultation, email CTL.Email Us to Learn More
TA and LA Orientation
SAS requires LAs and SEAS requires undergraduate TAs to participate in CTL's orientation program the first semester they are LAs or TAs. This program helps prepare participants to help their students thrive and to work professionally with their peers.
Some departments provide separate training for undergraduates. If you are not sure what you need to do to prepare to be a TA or LA, contact your school or department or email CTL for more information.
Spring 2023 Orientation Dates:
- Tuesday, January 10 from 5:15 to 7:45 DRL A5
- Friday, January 13 from 3:30 to 6:00 DRL A5
- Thursday, January 19 from 5:15 to 7:45 DRL A5
- Friday, January 20 from 9 to 11:30 Zoom
- Thursday, January 26 from 5:15 to 7:45 DRL A5
Click to register for undergraduate TA/LA Orientation.Contact Us to Learn More
For SAIL TAs and LAs
Some TAs and LAs working in Structured Active In-class Learning classes are required to participate in a semester long SAIL TA training program to help them guide students through the active learning process and work effectively in groups.Learn More