The Core Members of CEILS represent a community of highly valued instructors and staff members who are dedicated to achieving excellence in undergraduate education at UCLA.
Core Members brainstorm ideas, share best practices and institutional knowledge of existing programs and resources, increase awareness about external instructional materials and education research studies, help with events like online workshops and onsite training seminars, assist with the development of innovative course and curriculum projects, work with CEILS leadership to develop proposals in support of STEM education initiatives, participate as instructional consultants that support current and future faculty using teaching approaches and technology evidenced to improve student learning, promote collaborations between CEILS and other campus units, and facilitate dissemination of CEILS activities by contributing to the national conversation about STEM education.
- Promote student learning and academic achievements in STEM majors
- Improve persistence of all students, including those in underrepresented groups, in STEM majors
- Make and disseminate scholarly contributions to the broader community of STEM educators