Teaching Learning Commons

The Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) supports the ongoing professional development and scholarship of the Berkeley College faculty in an effort to continually improve the educational experience.

By offering workshops, professional development grants, new faculty orientation and training, faculty coaching, and other scholarship activities that foster academic integrity, Berkeley delivers on its promise and commitment to lifelong learning.


The Teaching and Learning Commons Mission

In order to enhance student learning and improve student retention, The Teaching and Learning Commons provides Berkeley College's faculty with the tools and support to promote a comprehensive educational experience, foster academic integrity, and encourage lifelong learning in the College's students. The TLC's programs and services focus on assessment, grants, mentorship, professional development, and scholarship, which aid faculty in providing a consistent, quality education.


Blended Learning

Resources and training for teaching in a blended classroom.

Quality Matters

Resources, consulting, and training for integrating Quality Matters recommendations in course design.

Assessment and Evaluations

Training Events for designing and delivering student assessments aligned with objectives, both formative and summative.

Faculty Coaching

Individual consultations for new and continuing faculty. 

Innovative Classroom Technologies

Resources and training for teaching and learning with creative classroom technologies. 

New Faculty Training

Complete training program for new faculty, both full-time and adjunct. 

Professional Development

All faculty can participate in professional development programs at Berkeley College.


Anthony Girardo, Assistant Director, Teaching and Learning Commons
Email: AGI@BerkeleyCollege.edu

Victoria Ghilardi, Instructional Design Assistant, Teaching and Learning Commons
Email: Victoria-Ghilardi@BerkeleyCollege.edu

Technology Resource Coordinators (TRC)

Lisa Karakas
Email: LSK@BerkeleyCollege.edu

Shelly Rosen
Email: SRO@BerkeleyCollege.edu