Graduate Student Teaching Program

Teaching is at the core of the academic enterprise of The New School.Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Teaching Fellows (TFs) are considered apprentice teachers and, as such, play an important role in an educational environment that supports the university’s historic mission to develop life-long learners. To support this role, the university provides its advanced graduate students with opportunities to obtain education, training, mentoring, and experience in college and graduate-level teaching.

Serving as a teaching assistant in undergraduate or graduate courses is considered an important early step in the apprenticeship process to become future teachers.  An appointment as a teaching fellow represents the natural progression in this training program.  An invitation to become a returning teacher is a sign of confidence in one’s ability and future potential.  All of these steps and stages are integral to developing future teachers and providing quality instruction to undergraduates.

 Find more information about Teaching Assistantships here.

 Find more information about Teaching Fellowships here.

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