CELTS offers faculty certificate program for Loyola’s faculty to build strategies in teaching experiential learning courses. 

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:

  • earn a faculty development certificate in experiential learning,
  • have priority eligibility for the Communities in Solidarity funding for Engaged Learning courses,
  • be named Community-Engaged Experiential Learning Scholars

Please go here to sign up or email shaarman@luc.edu 

Summer 2021 Workshops

Workshops will be offered Wednesdays from 1:30pm and on Zoom

Integrated Course Design - Part I - Wednesday, May 26th - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Integrated Course Design - Part II - Wednesday, June 9th - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Experiential Learning Theory and Practices - Wednesday, June 23rd, - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Designing Reflection Assignment and Practices - Wednesday, July, 21st, - 1:30pm-3:00pm       


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