This orientation is mandatory for CISS scholars and optional for Teaching Assistants for fall 2017. Teaching Assistants who choose to participate must by present for the full day. If you have questions, or need additional clarification, please feel free to contact Ms. Bethany Lawton by email at or by phone at 856-225-6971.


Wednesday, August 30th                          Armitage 220
9:00-12:00 Professional Development Forum (classroom management, office politics, etc.)
12:00 Lunch (Faculty Lounge) – Provided by the English Department
Guest Speakers:  Robert Russo and Maria Serra, Health Services
1:30-3:00  Sakai Training (ATG 101) – Emily Corse and Christie DeCarolis
Thursday, August 31st                              Armitage 220
9:00-12:00 Teaching Demo Lightening Rounds
12:00-1:15 Brown Bag Lunch (Faculty Lounge) – Guest Speakers: Thomas J. DiValerio, Mary Flaherty, Julie Roncinske – Academic Integrity
1:00-1:45 Guest Speaker: Ajeenah Nuriddin-Little – Disability Services
2:00-2:45 Library Orientation (Electronic Classroom) – Zara Wilkinson
Friday, September 1st                              Armitage 220
9:00-10:30 Teaching Demo Lightening Rounds (cont.)
10:30-12:00 Breakout sessions for ENGL 101, 101L and 102, and CISS Scholars 
12:00-1:00   Lunch (Faculty Lounge) – Provided by the Graduate School Dean’s Office
1:00-2:00 Discussions with graduate directors and English department chair (English TAs only) 


To RSVP, please contact Ms. Bethany Lawton at