Workshops, Webinars, Conferences, & Special Events

The Academy for Teaching Excellence provides professional development opportunities for faculty every semester. Below are descriptions for upcoming workshops, webinars, conferences, and special events. Scroll to the bottom of the page for archives with links to more information about previous opportunities.

The Academy also offers Graduate Equivalency Courses (GECs). Learn more.

Questions? Please contact the Academy at 847.925.6174,


STEMBusters Strategies for STEM Inclusivity in Math

Have you ever wondered how best to support deaf and hard-of-hearing students in your STEM courses? In this workshop, faculty will study different teaching strategies and scaffolding methods designed to assist and encourage those students. It will also encourage engagement and success for students of all backgrounds. Julia Velasquez, program coordinator for the Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, will deliver the keynote presentation. Harper College faculty, Karega Cooper, Math, will facilitate sessions with Dawn Kidd. Learn more.

  • Date: Saturday, May 4
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (lunch provided)
  • Location: Wojcik Dining Room
  • Facilitator: Access and Disability Services
  • CEUs: 0.5


There are no upcoming webinars scheduled at this time.

Conferences & Special Events

11th Annual Assessment Conference & Share Fair

Learn more about the Assessment Conference & Share Fair.

  • Date: Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Time: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Wojcik Conference Center
  • CEUs will be available

6th Annual Adjunct Faculty Teaching & Learning Conference

Registration information and details will be announced soon!

  • Date: Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Location: Wojcik Conference Center

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Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation or who have questions about physical access may contact the event host or Access and Disability Services at, 847.925.6266, at least two weeks in advance of the event date.

Academy for Teaching Excellence Workshop Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Academy for Teaching Excellence may have to cancel a workshop due to circumstances beyond our control. With the exception of instructor illness and inclement weather, the decision to cancel a workshop will be made 48 hours prior to the scheduled date of the workshop. In the event of a cancellation, the Academy will make every effort to notify registered participants via their Harper College email account. If you have a concern about a workshop you have registered for being cancelled, please contact or call 847.925.6174.