Current CTL News and Features

Chinese New Year Celebration, January 26, 11a - 1:30p, Building 8 Stage Area

Faculty and students are invited to celebrate the Chinese New Year with Chinese arts, crafts, food and a performance by the DACA Chinese Dance Group. |Flier|

Career Exploration: Alternative Spring Break Options as Service Learning, Tuesday, January 31, 12:30 - 1:30 PM, Building 8 Stage Area

This Sinclair Talks session will feature several agency representatives who will offer attendees options for an alternative spring break of service. Faculty are encouraged to invite their students to attend. Email David Bodary with questions.

Cost of Poverty Experience: Reentry Edition - only 20 spots left! Friday, February 3, 1:00 - 3:30 PM  


This simulation is "designed to offer a powerful learning experience that acts as a catalyst to increase urgency and engagement around higher implact solutions for reducing incarceration and recidivism throughout Ohio. This edition features the real, everyday challenges faced by returning citizens and their families as they reenter their community from incarceration." (Think Tank, Inc.) 

SOCHE ED, Generation Z Goes to College, Friday, March 17, 9:00 - 11:30 AM, Room 12-116

During this interactive workshop/action planning session participants will learn more about Generation Z. We will start by hearing Dr. Corey Seemiller about Generation Z, those born from 1995 to 2010. After Dr. Seemiller's keynote participants will be broken up into smaller groups to prepare for a highly interactive action planning session. This session will encourage participants to discuss and strategize how to implement policies, programs, and practices that support Generation Z. |Register|

Faculty may apply for Career Seminar funding to pay the member registration fee of $50. |Details|

Welcome to our International Education Consultant, Lilia Moyer

In support of International Education, the CTL has contracted the services of Lilia Moyer to assist you with researching and developing modules related to Brazil for your classes. Mres. Moyer is a native of Brazil and has worked at several local colleges. You can contact her directly at to schedule a time to meet to develop materials for your class. She is willing to work with individuals, groups and departments. Welcome, Lilia!

11th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education

"Tools for Preparing the Change Leaders of the Future: Social Enterprise, Innovation and Education" hosted by The Ohio State University and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict.

The CRE is an opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration and research. Presentations will focus on innovations in the field that are making broad impacts in local, state, national, and international communities. The conference is intended for primary, secondary and higher education students, faculty, staff and administrators, members of the business community, policy makers at all levels, researchers, non-profit leaders, media groups, philanthropists, and anyone wishing to make positive change in their communities. Faculty may apply for career seminar funding to attend this conference, March 16-17, 2017 in Columbus. Click here to read more.







SOCHE On Demand

SOCHE has partnered with Innovative Educators to offer access to over 100 on-demand online training courses and live webinars free for SOCHE member institutions. Click here to register and browse the online library of training on a wide variety of topics related to teaching on a college campus. 

Curriculum & Assessment Track - Spring 2017

This popular track will be offered again this spring on six Fridays from 1:00 - 3:00 PM beginning February 17. Click here to read more details and register online. 

Professional Development Workshops

Visit the registration page often to see current listings of eLearn and other technology titles available here:

Profiles in Service Learning

Located at the bottom of this page. Forms are easily accessible here or can be arranged for your specific course by contacting David Bodary.

Join a CTL Sponsored Incubator or Special Interest Group

Faculty are invited to join our campus communities by emailing the contact person linked below. If you do not receive a reply, you can also request to join by asking Linda Bissinger or Derek Petrey.

Join our faculty groups on social media!


Register for an upcoming workshop and/or Submit a workshop proposal

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."  ~Benjamin Franklin
"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."  ~George Washington Carver
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."  ~Aristotle
"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change."  ~Carl Rogers
"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts."  ~C.S. Lewis

Interested in attending faculty professional development workshops?

Click on the Click Here to Register button at the top of the page to enter our registration system. If you are logged in to Sinclair's network, your name will display in the top-right corner. If you are not logged in, the username and password boxes will be displayed. Click on Calendar to view all our offerings on the calendar, click on Courses to see the various categories of offerings and their descriptions. Select a category of professional development offerings and the individual workshop titles, date and brief description will be displayed. Click on a title to view more details and register for the session. You will need to be logged in to register and access the My Courses page. The My Courses page allows you to:

  • view the workshops you are currently registered to attend,
  • de-register from any of those sessions,
  • see the list of workshops of which you are a facilitator, and
  • view all the sessions you have attended (beginning September 12, 2013, contact the CTL office for earlier participation records).


Interested in submitting a workshop proposal?

Do you have a great idea for a professional development workshop for our faculty? Please click here to submit a workshop proposal for next semester. We welcome cross-discipline and co-facilitation of workshops on teaching and learning. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) mind/brain education, engaged pedagogies, flipped classroom, diversity, deep learning strategies, technology, understanding college pedagogy, contextualization, mentoring students, working with international students, and universal design for learning. Workshops are to include active attendee participation, an in-depth treatment of a topic, pre-/post-tests, and handouts.

An email receipt will acknowledge each proposal and letters of invitation to present the workshop will be emailed to the lead facilitator. The CTL will work with you to determine dates, times, and rooms.

Click here to view the CTL Good Workshop Design online webinar (12min).

Click here to download the compensation details for faculty to develop and facilitate workshops.

The CTL staff includes:

Derek Petrey, Director,

Kathy Rowell, Founding Director, 2009-2015,

David Bodary, Faculty Associate for Service Learning, since 2010,

Linda Bissinger, Administrative Assistant II,

Josh Greschner, Part-time Support Staff,