Current CTL News and Features

Virtual Drop-In Sessions

Virtual Drop-In Sessions will have eLearning teams available to you to answer questions as you offer remote lectures, put class content into eLearn shells, offer assessments in eLearn, and general questions on any features of remote teaching or Brightspace. These sessions will take place in a Zoom meeting room at:

Drop into Linda's Zoom room like you used to drop by her office. She will receive an email notifying her that you are in the room and she will open it and talk with you face-to-face.  Linda's Personal Meeting Room: | Meeting ID: 635 835 1263 | Passcode: 599331

Service Learning Opportunities - Contact Sarah Finch for more details

  • If you would like a Profile in Service Learning created to communicate the results of your Service Learning projects contact

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 the Service Learning coordinator.

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

"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence." ~Abigail Adams
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." ~Henry Adams
"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 in the past three year. 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, 2015-2022,

Dair Arnold, Assistant Director, 2021-2022,

Sarah Finch, Faculty Associate for Service Learning, since 2019,

Linda Bissinger, Administrative Assistant II, 2009-present,

CTL History

Kathy Rowell, Founding Director, 2009-2015,

David Bodary, Faculty Associate for Service Learning, 2010-2019,

Sam Morren, Support Staff, 2019-2020,

Josh Greschner, Support Staff, 2014-2018,