Center for Faculty Innovation

Engaged Teacher-Scholar Program Call for Applications 2019-2020

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Apply to become an Engaged Teacher-Scholar (ETS) with the Center for Faculty Innovation. The Engaged Teacher-Scholar (ETS) program offers faculty support in creating and sharing evidence-based teaching and learning scholarship. The goal of the ETS Program is to recognize JMU faculty who engage in meaningful evidence-based teaching and learning scholarship.  The program aims to support faculty growth in a process of becoming ETS leaders across JMU’s campus. Faculty chosen to participate as ETS leaders will receive a $1000 in professional development funds for the year to support their professional goals.

Applications are due February 22th by 3 PM (extended deadline) for inclusion in the program beginning August 2019 and running through May 2020. 

Want to prepare an application? Click here for a preview of the questions. (recommended)

Benefits to being an Engaged Teacher-Scholar include:

  • Being recognized for evidence-based teaching and learning scholarship.
  • Serving as a liaison between CFI and department/college on ETS initiatives.
  • Supporting JMU colleagues (within her/his department or college) with ETS efforts.
  • Being a part of JMU’s Community of Engaged Teacher-Scholars.
  • Receiving a $1000 in professional development funds to support personal ETS efforts (i.e. disseminate ETS work, attend ETS Professional Development opportunities, travel to ETS conferences, workshops, etc.)

During the academic year, Engaged Teacher-Scholars will…

  • Work with CFI to develop a plan for and offer ETS events each semester to their Unit-College and University-wide (examples include journal clubs, workshops, roundtables, methodology review, etc.). 
  • Make progress on their evidence-based teaching and learning scholarship project(s).
  • Participate in a community of Engaged Teacher-Scholars.
  • Attend CFI-organized or other professional development opportunities.

Engaged Teacher-Scholar Program Liaison: Dayna Henry, Ph.D. MCHES, Department of Health Sciences.

We want this program to be welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for all of our participants. Please reach out to us at or (568-4846) with any considerations (e.g., disability, wellness, cultural, dietary, etc.) you want us to know about.

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