Faculty & Instructors

The Center offers the Cornell teaching community a range of grants and awards to support the implementation of innovative and evidence-based learning methods. In addition, we collaborate in supporting other campus-wide initiatives. 

Contact us by telephone, email, or drop in to the Center for more information. 

Active Learning Initiative

The Active Learning Initiative provides Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences departments and professors with opportunities to adopt high-impact learning practices, enhance learning with technology, and integrate active learning pedagogies into their classes.

Faculty Micro Grants Program

The Faculty Micro Grants Program offers tenure-system faculty grants of up to $1500 to support efforts to enhance teaching and learning.

Individual Innovative Teaching & Learning Awards

Supported by the Office of the Provost, the Individual Innovative Teaching & Learning Awards facilitate faculty exploring teaching innovations and emerging technologies that improve undergraduate learning.

Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum Grant Program

The Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs awards Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grants to support innovative faculty-led initiatives that will expand opportunities on Cornell’s Ithaca campus and abroad for high-impact global learning experiences for Cornell students. Visit Global Cornell’s funding site for more information.

Menschel Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award

The Menschel Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award is granted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Innovation in partnership with the Center for Teaching Innovation. Recipients are faculty members with a distinguished record in scholarship, research, and teaching who are interested in developing and promoting strong pedagogy across the Cornell campus.

Professional Development Grants Program

The Professional Development Grants Program offers lecturers and senior lecturers grants of up to $1500 to support efforts to enhance teaching and learning.