Nevada Engineering Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence (NEATLE) consists of four principals, known as PAWS: Prepare, Advance, Welcome and Serve.
NEATLE will serve the College of Engineering and University communities by addressing goals to:
- enhance opportunities for student feedback to be incorporated into the learning environment and teaching practices;
- develop the career opportunities for teaching-centered faculty;
- provide professional development trainings for career advancement;
- institute campus-wide, continuous improvement practices based on assessment data; and
- engage in professional dissemination of content including educational components in grant writing.
- Director of NEATLE
- Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
- Assistant Dean for Assessment, Compliance and Evaluation
- Associate Dean for Research
- Associate Dean for Student Affairs
- Platform specialist
- Grant specialist
- Develop mid-term evaluations.
- Explore options and dedicate resources to address student concerns.
- Create common and consistent policies for College of Engineering with syllabus content.
- Require all faculty to attend a yearly training on compliance and policy.
- Implement objective evaluation tools for teacher effectiveness.
- Create a pathway for excellence in teaching to be recognized and promoted.
- Require a demonstration of teaching development in yearly evaluations.
- Establish peer teaching evaluations (college-wide).
- Ensure teaching efforts are recognized and rewarded.
- Open communication to share data and engage in campus-wide improvements.
- Coordinate and improve education elements in grant writing.
- Maintain platform to share content.