Fall Training for First-Time GTAs

Registration To Be Announced

Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances, this year's GTA Training will be offered completely online .

This MANDATORY TRAINING will be available via your Canvas account during the week of (Date: TBA).

You will be enrolled in this MANDATORY TRAINING during the week of (Date: TBA) or the week of (Date: TBA). If you registered by 7/23/20, you were enrolled in the August session. If not, please register for the September session by (Date: TBA).

The training will be available via your Canvas account. (Canvas is CSU’s Learning Management System, or LMS. You will teach the courses you instruct through Canvas.) Watch for a notification by email letting you know that the course is available.

The course will also appear in your Canvas dashboard. Completing this training course in Canvas will both introduce you to best practices in teaching and help you learn to use the LMS effectively.

The expert presenters will host live sessions during the training. Please take a look at the syllabus for synchronous meeting information for the August 17-23 sections.

Information on synchronous meetings during the September session will be shared a few weeks before the session begins.

Registration To Be Announced

Please Register by (Date: TBA)


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Debora Colbert
Director, Professional Development

TILT, Rm 145
Email Phone: 970.491.2645


You will receive an email containing a link to CSU's compulsory Sexual Harassment training module:

Completion is required of all CSU employees as a condition of employment.


To ensure that you receive access to these training materials, you will need an eID.

If you have not already been assigned an eID:

please visit: eIdentity: Your CSU Electronic ID


Orientation participants at round table discussion
Incoming GTAs at Roundtable Discussion

The goal of the GTA Training is to enhance the effectiveness of undergraduate teaching and learning at Colorado State University.

As a GTA, you will play a crucial role in our teaching mission. This training will provide you with a solid, introductory grounding in teaching practices that will enhance your effectiveness as a teacher.

Your Take-A-Ways Include:

A review of current learning and teaching Best Practices as well as basic institutional knowledge you will want to know, including the many campus resources that support effective teaching and learning.

Strategies for enhancing teaching, learning, and academic integrity, assessment of student performance, and a review of GTA responsibilities and expectations are included.