Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Opening session of Faculty Development Day in Macon on February 9, 2024.


Some of the Services We Offer

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) provides support in a variety of ways:

  • One-on-one or group consultations about
    • implementing effective instructional strategies
    • assignment design & assessment methods
    • fostering online student engagement
  • Workshops on teaching & learning topics
  • Collaborative space to support faculty development
  • Assistance & instructional design for courses in D2L
  • Support for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Our Team

Dr. Rod McRae
Associate Provost, Faculty Development
Phone: 478.471.2989

Andrew Lenard
Learning Management System Administrator
Phone: 478.471.2825

Amanda Smith
Administrative Coordinator/Assistant LMS Administrator, eCore Liaison
Phone: 478.934.3127

Dr. Cornel Chiorescu
Instructional Designer
Phone: 478.471.2841

Katie Shepard
Instructional Designer
Phone: 478.471.2886


Mission Statement 

The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) at Middle Georgia State University supports student success by providing faculty with professional development that enriches effective teaching practices and promotes the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.  The CETL also encourages collaboration and engagement within and across departments.