Our Mission

We foster inclusion, innovation, and pedagogical growth in the UCLA teaching community in order to transform teaching and create meaningful student learning experiences.

Our Values

  • We value EQUITY inside the classroom and out and believe equity-minded teaching contributes to an inclusive campus environment where all students can thrive.
  • We value COLLABORATION and aim to build learning communities where all students, instructors, and staff have agency to drive teaching innovation.
  • We value a GROWTH MINDSET and strive to help educators develop responsive teaching practices that support resilient learning.
  • We value intentional REFLECTION as a practice for centering lived experiences and evolving aspirations for both teachers and students.

We offer a variety of consultations to all instructors, including full- and part-time faculty, graduate students, and Postdoctoral Scholars. [See more about consultations services we offer…]

Our Programs


We host a variety of learning opportunities for faculty in all disciplines, including weekly lunch series, special topics workshops, and teaching events. [See more about our Faculty Programs…]


We offer various teaching related opportunities for graduate students, including Teaching Assistant (TA) training and other professional development programs. [See more our programs for graduate students…]


We provide grant funding to instructors and departments to support innovation, experimentation, and development of undergraduate curricula and pedagogy. [See more about our grant programs…]

Our Team

Kumiko Haas, Ph.D.

Kumiko Haas, Ph.D.

Director of Instructional Improvement Programs
Beth Goodhue, Ph.D.

Beth Goodhue, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Faculty Engagement
Caroline Kong

Caroline Kong

Instructional Designer and Technologist
Alison Fedyna

Alison Fedyna

Project Manager