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DePaul's Teaching and Learning Certificate Program (TLCP) supports the university's
strategic goal to enhance faculty teaching effectiveness and helps faculty continue to grow as transformative, mission-driven educators. The program begins with TLCP Foundations, a six-week course that covers the essentials of effective and inspired teaching at DePaul. Participants will learn how to:
Apply for Fall TLCP Foundations
Participants who successfully complete the TLCP Foundations course will receive:
The schedule tables near the bottom of this page provide details on meeting dates and times for specific cohorts. Generally speaking, the time commitment and meeting requirements for every cohort are as follows:
To receive credit and compensation for the course, participants must:
The program will start when the D2L course opens on October 2nd, 2023. Online work will continue each week until the program ends on November 10th, 2023.
The program will start when the D2L course opens on April 22nd, 2024. Online work will continue each week until the program ends on May 31st, 2024.
Who should I contact with questions?
For questions about TLCP Foundations or other faculty development programs and events at DePaul, email
Start Date: September 27th
End Date: November 5th
For Fall 2021, the TLCP Course will open in D2L and begin online activities on Monday, September 27th. Online work will continue each week through the end of the course on November 5th.
The first meeting (Location TBD) will be held on Friday, October 1st from 10 am to 1:30 pm.
30-minute weekly check-ins via Zoom videoconference will be held on October 8th, October 22nd, and October 29th. Participants will attend one session each week and may choose between a 9:30 am or 1:30 pm session.
The fiinal meeting (Location TBD) will be held on Friday, November 5th, from 10 am to 1:30 pm.