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. As such, the CTRE
is home to the following university services:
- Faculty Development
- Online Learning
- Academic Advising Support
- CTRE Grants
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.
Please take a moment to explore our website and discover the services that we offer.