CIRTL @ UAB is proud to announce a new group of graduate students have earned their CIRTL teaching certificates

J. Chistopher Taylor Summer 2015 PractitionerChristopher Taylor, Biology, received the CIRTL Practitioner Certificate. CIRTL Practitioners have fulfilled the requirements for the Associate Certificate plus 10 added credit hours: College Teaching (if not already taken), a teaching practicum and an additional seminar, as well as CIRTL electives on campus or online. 

Summer 2015 AssociatesDr. Alina Tuganova, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics; Ethan C. Cagle, Chemistry; Barbara E. Hansen, Medical Sociology; Minsung Kang, Nutrition Sciences; and Lauren Wallace, School of Public Health/Health Care Organization and Policy received the CIRTL Associate Certificate. CIRTL Associates have completed three courses: College Teaching, Preparing a Teaching Portfolio and a discussion seminar on teaching and learning.

CIRTL courses can help you develop and sharpen teaching as well as other professional skills. Be sure to check out the CIRTL program's Spring 2017 offerings

CIRTL is a national NSF-funded consortium of 22 univeristies who train future STEM faculty. The Associate is the first of three levels of teaching certificates that graduate students and post-docs can learn at UAB. For more information, go to or contact Program Manager Nancy Abney at