2016 International GT Leadership Summit, Bryce Canyon, UT
27th Hawai'i National Great Teachers Seminar!
A Continuing Adventure in Faculty Development
The 2016 International Great Teachers Leadership Summit
June 6-10, 2016, Bryce Canyon, Utah. This is a professional learning gathering designed to connect practitioners in the National Great Teachers Movement.
36TH ANNUAL PACIFIC NORTHWEST GREAT TEACHING SEMINAR JUNE 14-18, 2015
The Pacific Northwest Great Teaching Seminar is a response to the belief that the best teaching ideas, innovations, and strategies come from within our own ranks.
FACCC Education Institute Proudly Sponsors Great Teachers Seminar 2015 - August 2-7, 2015
The California Great Teachers Seminar is a high energy summer retreat that brings teachers together to learn from each other and exchange teaching innovations and solutions to teaching problems.
June 7 – 11, 2015 – Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
The National Great Teachers Seminar is a four-day, intensive retreat for post-secondary educators representing a wide range of subject areas and teaching experience.
2015 News & Highlights
23rd Annual NCGTS
The North Carolina Great Teaches Seminar has become a much-anticipated annual event that allows community college faculty a chance to learn from each other and find the great teachers within themselves. It is positive, introspective, and intensely focused on teaching methodologies that work. Next seminar: February 18-21, 2016, Hendersonville, NC
2015 NGTM eDoc Update
"The Great Teachers Movement has been thriving and growing continuously for 45 years because of its unique, productive simplicity. It is a grass-roots faculty movement with no organizing connections and no commercial interests." [David Gottshall]
1st Person Seminars
1PS is a privately owned, NC-based professional learning company that specializes in working with Community College / University faculty, staff, and administrators to provide customized, organizational development seminars based on the GT process. 1PS also hosts the NC Great Teachers Seminar...
Virginia Master Teachers Seminar
A "parallel movement" to the Great Teachers Movement, the Virginia Master Teachers Seminar still thrives each year at Hampden-Sydney College in Hampden-Sydney, VA. Roger Garrison, a colleague of David Gottshall, originated the concept of "great teachers" and continued his preferred Master Teachers Seminar until his passing in 1984.
"The National Great Teachers Movement is called a 'movement' because it is not associated with, nor does it constitute a corporation or an organization of any kind. Thus, it serves no institutional or commercial interests. There is no headquarters or address, and there are no officials, owners, employees or politics. There' are no manuals or handbooks, only a few simple guidelines and this web connection. Everything is passed on by oral tradition in order to prevent the development of any form of true-believership or fixed procedure which might come to be followed to the letter and of which the educational profession would soon tire...
David B. Gottshall
College of DuPage (retired)