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Center for Teaching & Learning

Course Support Grants

Restorative Practice/Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice-Restorative Practice Interdisciplinary Grants, to be delivered AY 2018-2019 thru Spalding's Center for Teaching & Learning and the Center for Peace and Spiritual Renewal, will incorporate curricular and co-curricular content to yield high impact practices. Grants awarded to faculty incorporating restorative justice and practice to SU students in the classroom as related to high impact practices, including but not limited to: articles; essays; fiction & non-fiction books;  interfaith; content; curriculum; guest speakers; field trips; guns and violence; job shadows; reform; movies; art exhibits; plays; concerts; engaging local, state, national government issues; policy; history; the “business” of restorative practice; leadership; engaging restorative practices in human resources education;  engaging restorative practices health sciences; writing; qualitative and quantitative research, debate; conflict resolution, and teacher training. 

Interested applicants should attend at least 1 of 2 informational lunch 'n learn workshops prior to submitting a grant application.  Important dates include:

Further questions may be forwarded to either Mimi O’Malley, Chandra Irvin, or Melissa Chastain.  Application documents below:

Faculty Grants

TWO AWARDS will be available for course releases to take place in Fall or Spring of the 2019-20 academic year. Faculty are invited to complete an application for a course release or a challenge grant. The applications will be submitted through the SharePoint portal. Links to the information and instructions on each opportunity are below. 

If you have any questions about these applications, don't hesitate to contact the co- chairs of Sharing Our Scholarship, Merle Bachman (SLS) and Cindy Conley (SSW) for assistance.  ROLLING DEADLINE. APPLY WHENEVER YOU'D LIKE!

QEP Writing-to-Learn Award for Innovative Teaching

Co-sponsored by the Spalding Quality Enhancement Plan and the Spalding Academic Council. The Spalding community wants to celebrate the fruits of our innovation, collaboration, and creativity in the classroom!
  • Instructors from any academic program are eligible
  • One award to a full-time faculty
  • One award to an adjunct faculty member
  • $1,000 in supplemental professional development funds to each winner
  • Each winner honored at the April 2019 Community Assembly
  • Applications considered from any course taught between Session 1 of 2017 and Session 3 of 2018-19
  • Application period will be open through the end of session 3.

To apply, simply submit evidence of your innovative teaching practice in the format of your choice, along with a short cover letter, at the QEP website.