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Center for Teaching Excellence

Strategies, tools and resources for student learning

The Center for Teaching Excellence supports Point Park faculty and staff in efforts to improve student learning by providing resources, instruction, and assistance in curriculum development and review, and creation and implementation of outcomes-based assessment measures.

Location and Hours

  • 214-216 Thayer Hall
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; additional hours by appointment.

CTE Calendar

Log in to Point Park's Blackboard website for a complete list of:

  • Training dates and times
  • Tutorials
  • Information on instructional technology, assessment and curriculum

We can help you with the following:

Outcomes Assessment

  • Construct mission and goal statements.
  • Generate measurable program and course objectives.
  • Conduct and document meaningful program and core curriculum outcomes assessment.
  • Assess and improve student learning in classes.
  • Analyze and reflect on assessment results in order to make appropriate, data-driven changes to improve learning.

Curriculum Development and Review

  • Develop curriculum proposals for both internal approval and external compliance and approval.
  • Design courses and syllabi.
  • Construct meaningful equivalent instructional activities.

Center for Teaching Excellence Staff

Please contact us for assistance with any CTE services. All phone numbers are area code and exchange 412-392.

 Staff member



Dr. Jonas Prida, Assistant Provost for Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation jprida@pointpark.edu x4773

To learn more about assessment at Point Park, please visit our Assessment of Student Learning page, or log on to Blackboard to visit our Center for Teaching Excellence page or University Assessment page.