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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL, formerly CFEST)

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (formerly CFEST) supports the ongoing development of Shippensburg University faculty as educators. CETL supports the following programs:

CETL Grants Administration 

Grants Administration develops competitive grants to support:

  • Faculty Professional Development
  • Faculty Training and Continued Education
  • Faculty Travel

Director: Paul Taylor (x.1705), email 

CETL Fellows

Collaborates with: 

  • CETL Scholarship and Writing Bootcamp
  • Teaching Innovation and Pedagogy Spotlight Awards (TIPS)
  • Teaching with Technology Training
  • Teaching and Learning Resources
  • Syllabus Recommendation Checklist
  • REP4 at Shippensburg University
  • First Year Experience
  • First Year Friendly Faculty
  • Sponsor events & awards for AI & ChatGPT Discussion
  • New Faculty Orientation

Director: Lynn Baynum (x.1166), email: or 

New Faculty Mentorship

New Faculty Mentorship provides a variety of programs and resources, which include:

  • New Faculty Orientation
  • New Faculty Exchanges 
  • The Role of the Mentee
  • Teaching, Scholarship, and Service Resources 

Director: Lynn Baynum (x.1166), email: or