Teaching Academy Vision, Mission & Goals


The Teaching Academy enhances student success in the classroom and online and helps NMSU educators develop extraordinary teaching lives embedded in exceptional careers.


The Teaching Academy provides robust professional development in classroom and online teaching, scholarly writing, diversity, and career enhancement (leadership, mentoring, and promotion and tenure).


Enriching teaching
Improving learning

Advancing scholarship
Enhancing careers

Fostering diversity
Building community


Service. As service providers, we advance the agenda of the institution’s leaders, including the provost, deans, department heads, and faculty.

Leadership.  As leaders, we set the tone and pace for faculty development.

Life-long Learning.  As life-long learners, we have adopted the motto, “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.”