Collegewide Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and LearningWednesday, August 26 & Thursday, August 27, 2020
Registration coming soon!
If you have any problems with registration, please contact us at (315) 470-6817.
The Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and Learning describes the culture and expectations of ESF; outlines instructional survival skills and specific teaching-related skills necessary to function effectively as a GA; highlights some of the people and units who provide leadership and support to GA efforts; and introduces professional skills and resources that will endure beyond the ESF graduate assistant experience.
Graduate Assistants, Research Assistants, and Fellowship Recipients
- 2019 Graduate Assistant Welcome - (PDF)
- 2019 Research Project Assistant Welcome - (PDF)
- 2019 Graduate Fellowship Recipient Welcome - (PDF)
- Colloquium Program - (PDF; subject to change)
Readings & Resources
Graduate Assistant Colloquium Teaching Fellows
Parking is challenging during busy move-in days at the start of the semester. We recommend walking, biking, or taking the bus. If driving is your only option, the P-22 lot will be available. Please inform ESF Open Academy Staff (email@example.com) if you will require parking. Remember to obtain your ESF permanent parking permit prior to the first day of the Colloquium (see appointment paperwork).
What Previous Particpants Have to Say...
- "Overall, an excellent orientation. I feel welcomed and respected, and that makes me more enthusiastic as a GA."
- "The Colloquium was a great experience! It provided me with needed confidence, a place to air my concerns, and names of people to turn to for help. Thanks for all the effort!"
- "Enthusiasm was contagious. I truly enjoyed and learned during the two days. As a returning student, the program brought back the ESF sense of community."
- "Almost every possible aspect & topic was covered. It was packed with info. I feel motivated to succeed in a job which I feel is very important. Food was Great!!!
- "I'm still nervous about being a GA, but not as bad as when I first started the session. It helped me realize that the GA is respected by the students as long as the GA is organized, prepared, honest and objective."