CELTS offers faculty certificate program for Loyola’s faculty to build strategies in teaching experiential learning courses. This is open to all instructors at LUC - full time, clinical, adjunct, and staff and PhD students who teach classes.

Faculty will begin by submitting a course syllabus on which they plan to work and enhance with experiential learning the following semester/year. Faculty will be encouraged to engage in 6 workshops; as a culminating project, faculty will share a course syllabus including the experiential learning course elements. Upon completion of the series, faculty participants will:

To sign up, use this form, or email Susan Haarman at shaarman@luc.edu to get more information.

All Summer sessions will be offered on Zoom - Zoom Link for all sessions

Summer Sessions

  • Integrated Course Design: Part 1 - Designing Your Course for Significant Learning - Tuesday 5/21  - 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Integrated Course Design: Part 2 - Assessing Reflection and Experiential Learning - Tuesday 5/28 - 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Theories of Experiential Learning - Tuesday 6/4 - 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Working with Community Partners - Tuesday 7/2 - 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Designing Reflection Assignment and Practices 7/9 - Tuesday  - 1:00pm-2:30pm


There will be other opportunities that faculty will have to contribute to the one (1) elective in this certificate program, such as curriculum-related speakers or the Communities in Solidarity program. Sessions will also continue in Spring and you can join the certificate at any time.

Community-Engaged Experiential Learning Scholars

These scholars completed the seminar series and explored integrated course design, deepened their teaching practices, and learned how to engage community partners in the classroom through a series of ongoing workshops and a culminating syllabus project. You can find a full list of Community-Engaged Experiential Learning Scholars here