The nominee may want to include the following in the personal philosophy statement and/or as additional supporting materials:

  • Innovative techniques developed to assess student learning and provide feedback.
  • A description of a created course or a revised curriculum.
  • Concrete examples of effective mentoring techniques.
  • Innovative teaching techniques shared with other teachers.
  • Steps taken to extend the learning process beyond the classroom.
  • Creative ways teaching draws upon ones research or public service.
  • Contributions to peer discussion of teaching and learning and/or class design through publications, presentations, web-based resources, etc.
  • Evidence of impact at the state or regional level.
  • Copies of course syllabi