In support of Queens mission to provide transformative educational experiences that nurture intellectual curiosity, promote global understanding, encourage ethical living, and prepare individuals for purposeful and fulfilling lives, CAFÉ supports the continuous pursuit of faculty excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service at Queens. CAFÉ is committed to delivering the highest quality support for Queens faculty at all career stages through onboarding and orientation, online resources, collegial learning experiences, competitive funding, innovative learning spaces and technology, consulting, and collaborative problem-solving.
CAFÉ will be a trusted partner in instructional development, faculty development, and organizational development efforts involving faculty at Queens. See POD Network to learn more about this framework.
Personalized support through one-on-one consultations
Practical online resources available 24/7 to support full-time and adjunct faculty
Workshops, available in person and through videoconferencing
Orientation and onboarding into new roles
Collegial conversations among faculty to share existing expertise and guidance
Faculty work groups or learning communities
Department or team projects
Explore the many resources available to you through the links below and on the left. And don't hesitate to ask for personalized assistance - we are here to help you as you support our students and our larger Queens community!
Please see the full page on online teaching for the most current available resources, including information about referring students to student support services.
Syllabus template (accessible)
Providing Accessible Materials
Center for Student Success Support Services
Using Portfolium Assignments
Faculty Guide to RingCentral Meetings
Student Guide to RingCentral Meetings
Class Visitation Report
Zotero Reference Management Software
Laura Lohman, PhD, SHRM-SCP, PMP
Director, Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence
Professor of Music