Welcome to the Virginia Tech Graduate Academy for Teaching Excellence. We hope that we can be of help to your teaching as a resource and mentorship program. Feel free to look around and join us in learning what teaching excellence means.

  • Members of GTA Academy of Excellence, designed to support and train GTAs, assist Professor Amy Nelson during her class on Contemporary Pedagogy.

    Members of GTA Academy of Excellence such as Ken Black, designed to support and train GTAs, assist Professor Amy Nelson during her class on Contemporary Pedagogy.

  • New members of the academy at the induction ceremony held at the University Club.

    New members of the academy at the induction ceremony held at the University Club. We hope that you become a part of the membership too.

  • Members of GTA Academy of Excellence such as Greg Purdy, designed to support and train GTAs, assist Professor Amy Nelson during her class on Contemporary Pedagogy.

    Members of GTA Academy of Excellence, designed to support and train GTAs, assist Professor Amy Nelson during her class on Contemporary Pedagogy.

  • Global Perspective Program scholars and the Dean in Switzerland learning about Higher Education methodology.

    Global Perspective Program scholars and the Dean in Switzerland learning about Higher Education methodology.

  • Members of GTA Academy of Excellence, designed to support and train GTAs, assist Professor Amy Nelson during her class on Contemporary Pedagogy.

    Members of GTA Academy of Excellence such as Homero Murzi, designed to support and train GTAs, assist Professor Amy Nelson during her class on Contemporary Pedagogy.

  • Najla Mouchrek is Virginia Tech's first individualized PhD student, with an interdisciplinary project aimed at using human centered design concepts to empower teenagers in terms of sustainability. She is on an Interdisciplinary Teaching Apprenticeship in Dr. Timothy Baird's Seeking Sustainability class, shown here.

    Najla Mouchrek is Virginia Tech’s first individualized PhD student, with an interdisciplinary project aimed at using human centered design concepts to empower teenagers in terms of sustainability. She is on an Interdisciplinary Teaching Apprenticeship in Dr. Timothy Baird’s Seeking Sustainability class, shown here.

  • President Tim Sands and and the provost host an InclusiveVT Student Advisory Community forum to discuss the InclusiveVT model, ways to get involved, and vision for the future. Students, diversity, inclusion

    President Tim Sands and and the provost host an InclusiveVT Student Advisory Community forum to discuss the InclusiveVT model, ways to get involved, and vision for the future. Students, diversity, inclusion