PTL Advancement Notification Dates

The process for PTL Advancement for the Fall 2020 semester is upon us.

PTLs who wish to be considered for advancement for Fall 2020 must complete Section I of Appendix D-1 and submit it to the Department Chair along with the supporting documentation listed below. This request needs to be completed at the beginning of the semester, but no later than March 16, 2020 for review and consideration.

The Department Chair will schedule class observations and review prior evaluations/class observations before making a written recommendation on Appendix D-1.The completed Appendix D-1 needs to be submitted to the Dean by April 16th via the email task account This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Please note, a Class Observation Report is required for first time PTLs and those being considered for advancement. Appendix C needs to be completed for each semester for which the PTL has an appointment.

Supporting Documentation Required:

  • A chronological list of all semesters of appointment as a PTL (in the case of application for advancement to PTL 3, a chronological list of all semesters of appointment since advancement to PTL 2) and the course(s) taught in each semester, including courses currently being taught as a PTL. Include campus/unit/department, course number and course title;
  • Teaching portfolio including, at a minimum, a reflective narrative of the PTL’s teaching;
  • Four most recent syllabi;
  • Two most recent exams, formal assignments or tests; and
  • Any additional material that the PTL wishes to be considered in the evaluation.

 

For further details regarding the PTL Advancement process, please review the timeline below.

February:  PTL must submit request (Appendix D-1) to the Chair at the beginning of the semester, but no later than March 16th for the Fall semester. The PTL must have an appointment for the semester in which they are requesting the promotion. The review will take place and be completed during the semester in which they wish to be reviewed. (PTL)

February - March:  The Department Chair will schedule a class observation(s) for all courses being taught by the PTL, during the semester in which the PTL seeks advancement. Review prior evaluations/class observations and review all material related to the review. (Department Chair)

March:  The Department Chair will make a written recommendation on Appendix D-1 to the Dean by April 16th via the email task account This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Subject to read: Department Name-PTL Advancement-Last, First Name (Department Chair)



For questions regarding PTL Advancement please contact:

Tamara Pakela at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for departments in Humanities and Social & Behavioral Sciences
Kisha Phillips at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for departments in Math & Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Centers