Center for Teaching & Research Excellence

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Center for Teaching and Research Excellence (CTRE) is to build a community among the faculty at Chicago State University, where best practices and current research are shared with the intent to improve the quality of teaching and learning; promote involvement in areas of service; integrate 21st-century tools and technologies into instruction; and encourage and support research.

Our Mission

Chicago State University's Center for Teaching and Research Excellence (CTRE) promotes faculty excellence through all stages of the faculty member's academic career: it fosters a community of practice, encourages innovative research; enhances the teaching and learning process; integrates technology effectively; and improves service to the university and community.


Workshops for Faculty

The CTRE offers year-round faculty development workshops and hosts other events that celebrate faculty.

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