Center for Teaching and Learning

The mission of the Center for Teaching and Learning is to foster a safe, creative and collaborative environment that supports student success by promoting teaching excellence and professional growth for all employees.


  • Foster educational insights that lead to increased student academic achievement.
  • Provide an environment for information sharing with faculty.
  • Offer networking opportunities for all employees to build a community of collaboration.
  • Provide technology support and training to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Work with faculty to develop sound and appropriate assessment practices.
  • Encourage classroom ‘research’ into new instructional strategies, methods, and innovations.
  • Facilitate and encourage professional development of all employees.

Training and Events

The Center for Teaching and Learning hosts events for all GateWay and Maricopa Skill Center employees. You are invited to join us and participate in any of the workshops and activities, including Canvas; Microsoft Office; roundtables where various topics are presented and discussed; discussions with President Steven Gonzales and much more. See more training and events!



Policy and Procedures

Resources on policy and procedures, mandatory training, acknowledgement and disclosures, and FERPA regulations follow.

Mandatory Training
Acknowledgement & Disclosures
Adjunct Faculty Handbook (GWCC)
Advisory Committee Guidebook
District Group Policy Manuals
FERPA Policies

Faculty Resources

It is recommended that faculty become familiar with the MCCCD and GateWay resources that are available. The following resources provide help with student issues, employee benefits and Human Resource Department questions.

MCCCD New Employee
Student Affairs
Academic Affairs
Committee Assignments
Faculty Evaluation Plan

Educational Tools

Online resources below provide help with designing your class syllabus, as well as rubric design tools.


MCCCD Syllabus Regulations


Vimeo for Turnitin

How to Create a Turnitin Assignment in Canvas




Professional Growth

Use the resources below to answer questions when applying for professional growth or tuition waivers, or when completing evaluations.

MCLI Professional Growth (Adjunct Faculty)
MCLI Professional Growth (Faculty)
Tuition Waiver Forms

Travel Resources

Understand the travel regulations or obtain the necessary travel forms before traveling to an upcoming conference or seminar using the links below.

Mileage Reimbursement Form
MCCCD Travel Administrative Regulations
MCCCD Travel Annual Acknowledgement & Disclosure
Travel Authorization
MCCCD Travel International Forms
Expense Report
Travel Reimbursement Rates

Teacher Topics

This multimedia resource for community college faculty will challenge your previous thinking about teaching and learning and give you the basic tools for effective classroom practice. The key theme of the course is to encourage you to focus on what the students will do and take responsibility for their success.

Getting Results: Effective Teaching Modules


Office Coordinator

Phone: (602) 286-8901
Fax: (602) 286-8905
Room: MA1240

Instructional Designer

Phone: (602) 286-8925
Building: Main Building
Room: MA1240

Coordinator Employee & Organizational Learning

Phone: (602) 286-8932
Building: Main Building
Room: MA1240