The Center for Engagement and Learning provides individual and group consulting services for faculty, staff, departments, and divisions to meet their professional development goals. We offer consultations and services in a variety of areas related to higher education including student and employee engagement, effective teaching and learning, Quality Matters standards, integrating educational technologies and pedagogical strategies in grounded and online courses. Faculty and staff voluntarily engage our services to enhance their work within Pierce College’s learning environment.
CEAL maintains the confidentiality of the individual or groups we serve, and is dedicated to creating a safe space and trustworthy environment for all. In order to protect the privacy of individual faculty members and staff, the following policies are consistently followed:
The Center for Engagement and Learning offers individual and group consultation services to all full-time and adjunct faculty members on a wide-range of topics related to teaching and professional development. The nature of these consultations is kept strictly confidential. While feedback is often provided, CEAL personnel do not evaluate faculty performance. Information that is discussed during consultations is shared with other parties outside of CEAL only upon written request of the faculty participant.
Common consultation topics include: