2018-19 Call for Members

Call for Applications and Nominations!

Application links -> Faculty/Staff-FELLOW  | Graduate Student/Post Docs-FFP (Future Faculty Partner) | Application Checklist

Apply to become a member of the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, or nominate a colleague who has demonstrated excellence in Teaching & Learning at UW-Madison. Notice to Nominators:  the Fellow/FFP Application links are for nominees.  As a nominator, your role is to encourage you colleague to pursue and complete the Fellow/FFP Application on their own.

The UW-Madison Teaching Academy is seeking applications and nominations for new Fellows [faculty/staff applicants] and new Future Faculty Partners (FFP) [graduate student/post doc applicants]. Nominees should be outstanding faculty, staff, or graduate students actively involved in teaching on this campus who advance teaching and learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Membership in the Teaching Academy is an honor bestowed on individuals who have demonstrated teaching excellence and are committed to advancing the mission of the Academy.

Application Dates & Deadlines:

  • 2018-19 Application Dates – One cycle
    • Application open October 3 – December 1, 2018
    • Applications reviewed December 2018
    • Applicants notified early January 2019
    • Accepted applicants inducted ata Members Only event in Spring 2019
  • 2019-2020 Application Dates
    • Fall Cycle
      • Application open July 1 – 31
      • Applications reviewed August 2019
      • Applicants notified early September 2019
      • Accepted applicants inducted at a Members Only event in Fall
    • Spring Cycle
      • Application open November 1 – 30
      • Applications reviewed December 2019
      • Applicants notified early January 2020
      • Accepted applicants inducted at a Members Only event in Spring 2019


  • Please consider self-nominating or nominating colleagues that meet the following criteria:
    • Minimum experience at UW-Madison
      • Fellows – a minimum of three years of teaching experience in the candidate’s current position
      • Future Faculty Partners [FFP] – a minimum of three semesters of teaching experience
    • Demonstrated teaching experience
    • Demonstrated service or leadership in education at UW-Madison
    • A willingness to be an active participant in the Teaching Academy

To Apply:

  •  View the application checklist below
  • Apply using the correct Google Form link (FELLOW or FFP)
    • Fellows (Faculty & Staff) – Nomination of a colleague or self-nominations accepted. Previously created packets for campus-wide teaching awards may be used to apply.
    • Future Faculty Partners [FFP] (Graduate students & Post Docs) – Students graduating in the coming year will not be considered for membership.

Application Checklist: Submit your materials as one combined PDF with supporting documents in the order listed below. The committee reserves the right to request further information

  • Personal statement – Include your teaching experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and your teaching philosophy
  • Abbreviated CV (two pages maximum) that highlights teaching and learning activities
  • A nomination letter or self-nomination letter
  • Two student letters of support