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Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation

Graduate TA Orientation

Graduate Teaching Assistants play an important role at American University. To help enhance their teaching experience, the Center for Teaching, Research & Learning is hosting a new orientation program.

Orientation Information

Communicating and Interacting with Faculty and Students

Saturday, September 8, 2012

MGC Rooms 4 / 5, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lunch will be provided

Topics in the session will include:

  • Strategies for communicating and interacting with faculty and students
  • Making the most of the TA experience
  • Conducting office hours and mentoring students
  • Identifying and responding to challenges as a TA



To register please click here by September 5th. We can accommodate the first 50 participants, so please register early. If you have questions, please contact Meghan Foster, Coordinator of Faculty Media Training at