2016 International GT Leadership Summit, Bryce Canyon, UT
28th Hawai'i National Great Teachers Seminar - Volcano, HI | August 7-12, 2016. Register Early!
A Continuing Adventure in Faculty Development - August 2016. (Photo by Don Oberheu. Copyright 2015. Used with permission.)
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.
2016 NCGTS - Salter Path, NC
Join us for the 23rd Annual NC Great Teachers Seminar between the Bogue Sound and the Atlantic Ocean! “North Carolina’s Most Simplistic, Professional Learning Event for Community College Teaching Faculty” February 11-14, 2016 | Salter Path, NC
Red Rock Great Teaching Retreat
Thursday-Saturday, February 25-27, 2016 - Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab, Utah
2016 National Great Teachers Seminar in the Canadian Rockies - June 12-16, 2016
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
International GT Leadership Summit Site Launched!
The IGTLS’s are an interpersonal resource for those who are involved in the coordination, directing, and general logistics of Great Teachers events as developed by David B. Gottshall, Founder of the NGTM. The summit’s purpose is perpetual NGTM growth and grass roots support.
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]
23rd Annual NC Statewide Great Teachers Seminar!
“North Carolina’s Most Simplistic, Professional Learning Event for Community College Teaching Faculty” - February 11-14, 2016 – Salter Path, NC. Between the Bogue Sound & Atlantic Ocean on NC's "Crystal Coast"... All educators are welcome to attend.
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)