Office for Faculty Excellence


The Office for Faculty Excellence supports all faculty, part-time and full-time, in teaching & learning excellence, career advancement, and academic leadership through educational development programming, individual consultations, and a robust collection of teaching materials on our website.

Featured Events and Resources

  • Teaching at Montclair 101New or fairly new to teaching at Montclair? Join us for one of the Teaching at Montclair 101 info sessions this summer to learn about navigating the University, planning your courses, and more.Tuesday June 6, 2023
  • Generative AI 101Worried or curious about generative AI? Join us this summer for one of our 30-minute workshops introducing the basics of generative AI for instructors. Optional discussion session to follow.Tuesday June 6, 2023
  • Open Educational Resources (OER) BootcampOn June 20, join Sprague Library and the Office for Faculty Excellence for the bootcamp version of our series on OER and Open Pedagogy. Missed earlier session(s) on OER? Join us to catch up!Tuesday June 6, 2023

Teaching at Montclair 101

Designed for all instructors who are new to Montclair, this workshop covers: navigating Montclair, interfacing with student support offices, course design with the Montclair Syllabus, and provides answers to new instructor questions.

Updated May 2023.

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Instructor Essentials

Find information here on course set-up, tips for online and on campus, plus tools and resources to adopt.

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Syllabus and Assignment Review

OFE is offering instructors a “no-judgment, just help” assignment review and revision service for faculty teaching in any discipline.

Updated June, 2022.

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Teaching Consultations

The Office for Faculty Excellence provides different options for individuals or groups to talk about their teaching and to receive advice or feedback.

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The Office for Faculty Excellence (OFE) promotes faculty excellence in teaching and learning, research, leadership, and university citizenship through sponsorship of events, programs, and services. OFE provides guidance on teaching for both new and seasoned instructors, and to teachers on every track. OFE integrates the University’s determination to support all students’ success through programs that bring data and evidence-based practice to faculty to support their advancement. 

OFE also serves as a clearinghouse and referral service to guide faculty to the many programs, offices, and informational sources that join OFE in supporting their excellence.

The Office for Faculty Excellence is greatly supported by the Advisory Board, chaired by Kathleen Kelley, and comprised of faculty experts accomplished in teaching from across the University.

Updated 01/13/23 SR