Loyola University Chicago

Center for Experiential Learning

Faculty Development Programs

The Center for Experiential Learning provides a number of professional development programs for faculty and staff in collaboration with Loyola’s Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy.


CEL Faculty Guide
You can download the CEL Faculty Guide and contact the CEL team for consultations.


Lunch & Learn Programs
The Center for Experiential Learning collaborates with FCIP to provide opportunities for faculty to share teaching and learning strategies while sharing lunch. Sign up for the Lunch & Learn programs here.


A People's History of Chicago - Friday, October 27, 2017 11:30am-1:30pm: Faculty workshop following A People’s History of Chicago reading will explore connections to culturally-validating pedagogy (Rendon, 2009) including participatory epistemology and contemplative engagement.


Experiential Learning Faculty Certificate Program: In collaboration with Marquette University’s Center for Teaching and Learning/Service-Learning Program, Loyola’s Center for Experiential Learning is launching a new faculty development program for Loyola’s faculty to build strategies in teaching experiential learning courses. This educational development program provides workshops focused on integrated course design, implementing experiential learning, working with community partners, and facilitating critical reflection.


Communities in Solidarity Program: The Communities in Solidarity program is funded through Plan 2020: Building a More Just, Humane, and Sustainable World, Loyola’s strategic plan 2015-2020. This program consists of NEW initiatives from the Center for Experiential Learning, focuses on immersing faculty and staff in Rogers Park and Edgewater more directly in order to create more Engaged Learning opportunities for Loyola students.

You can download the CEL Faculty Guide and contact the CEL team for consultations.