Faculty Development

The Office of Faculty Development provides support for innovative, educational exploration across the curriculum, seeks to foster a community of teaching practice, and provides faculty with opportunities for professional advancement and development.

The Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET), located in the Liberal Arts and Business Center room B502, is equipped with technology, tools, and resources to support faculty success in the classroom and beyond.
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Opportunities and Resources

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Faculty Development Grants & Awards

The Faculty Development Grants and Awards (FDGA) program funds faculty professional development and administers SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Faculty Excellence.  Visit this page to learn more about FDGA grants, awards, and other opportunities for funding.

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Teaching, Learning, & Curriculum Development

Teaching and learning resources include strategies and information that help faculty cultivate engaging learning environments.  We offer curriculum development  and delivery support.

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Tech-Enhanced Teaching

Discover opportunities to use technology to support your teaching. Learn about digital syllabus, AI, gamification, assistive technologies, and other tools that support you and your students.

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Professional Advancement

Learn more about the tenure and promotion process and connect with resources and departments that support your success at FIT. In this section, you can access the Faculty Handbook, T&P information, leadership opportunities and other resources. 

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Educational Research & Resources

Learn more about education research at FIT and discover information and scholarship that can enhance your teaching practice. 

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Research, Creative Activities, & Grants

Connect with FIT resources that support your scholarly and creative work. Find information related to research, grants, and opportunities for scholarship.

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Faculty Development Consultations

Brian Fallon, Director

Brian offers one-to-one consultations on:

  • teaching practices
  • course design
  • curriculum development
  • tenure and promotion guidance
  • FDGA application support
  • SUNY Chancellor's Awards for faculty

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Jeffrey Riman, Coordinator

Jeffrey offers  one-to-one and small group consultations on: 

  • course design
  • teaching and learning practices
  • teaching with technology strategies

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Contact Us

Center for Excellence in Teaching

Liberal Arts and Business Center, Room B502
(212) 217-4064

Brian Fallon, PhD


Jeffrey Riman

(212) 217-4063

Grace Pasion

Administrative Coordinator
(212) 217-4064