The PFF College Teaching Certificate recognizes your progress through a rigorous program to develop an inclusive, student-focused pedagogy for teaching and leading in post-secondary and other professional settings. You also develop a portfolio that will serve you well in your job search and continuing professional development. When you complete the Certificate, we will list you as a PFF Scholar on our website to recognize and promote your affiliation with a community of teacher-scholars across the nation. The PFF College Teaching Certificate free for currently enrolled CGU students.
Do you need help with your teaching? Your syllabus? Your lesson plan? Your rubric? Your teaching portfolio? The PFF consultation system is free to all CGU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Even if you are not working toward the PFF Certificate, our appointment services are always open to you. You can meet with a PFF Fellow in-person, online via Zoom, or via our e-mail review system. Upload teaching related documents such as lesson plans, syllabi, and more for review by a PFF Fellow.
We have currated and developed resources for current and future faculty covering a wide arragy of topics from creating syllibi to classroom activities. We also have lending library with books about teaching and learning that CGU students and alumni can check out.
We offer events each semester. See our events page for our current offerings. Our events cover teaching and learning theory, practice, and design. All sessions are open to CGU students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as to the 7Cs community.
The Partnership for the Development of Faculty in Service Learning and Community Engagement (PDF) is a joint program between the University of La Verne's Office of Civic and Community Engagement and Claremont Graduate University's (CGU) Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program. The program seeks to create opportunities for doctoral students to develop pedagogical knowledge and skills in creating and leading service learning and community engagement courses with undergraduate students.