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Summer Teaching Institute 2024

Implementing Evidence-Empowered Student Learning and Equitable Practices in the Age of AI.

Applications are now closed!

Applications for the 2024 Summer Teaching Institute are now closed. Thank you for your interest! We invite you to apply next year.

About the Teaching Institute

The Teaching Institute is our premier professional development program for faculty that want to engage in:

  • Practicing evidence-empowered strategies to promote engagement and belonging in the classroom community.
  • Exploring AI as a teaching and learning asset through an equity lens.
  • Redesigning curriculum and classroom engagement strategies to be more equitable and inclusive.

Technology Provided

Hardware and software instructional technologies for your course redesign will be provided to all faculty that are accepted.

  • Faculty will have the choice of either an iPad Pro, a MacBook, or a Windows-Based Device
  • Please check with your College ITC if you want to select a MacBook or a Windows device and specifically how it might affect your computer refresh status.

Faculty Commitment

The Summer Teaching Institute requires faculty for a year-long commitment to attend the following virtual program events:

  • Summer Institute
    • May 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2024
    • 2-3 hour synchronous per day plus asynchronous activities
  • Workshop Day
    • Tuesday, January 14, 2025 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Showcase Day
    • Friday, March 7, 2025 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Eligibility and Priority Consideration

  • All full-time and part-time Sacramento State faculty employed in the current academic year are eligible.
  • Priority consideration may be given to tenure track and tenured professors, lecturer faculty with multi-year contracts, and applicants with compelling project proposals.

Application Questions Include

  • Information about the course or courses you plan to redesign.
  • What challenges or concerns are you experiencing that are motivating your course redesign?
  • How comfortable are you and/or what ideas do you have about incorporating AI tools into your teaching (if you don’t have any yet that’s ok, just let us know that too)?
  • What support or strategies do you need to enhance cultural and educational experiences that promote student success?

Accessibility and Accommodations

For questions about accessibility or to request reasonable accommodations, please contact Som Sayasone at least five (5) business days in advance or as soon as possible.