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Center for the Advancement of Teaching-Learning Communities (TLC)

Project Sponsor

Eric Gislason, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost


Project Team

Mike Strocscio

Marya Schechtman

Elizabeth Romero-Fuerte

Robert Sandusky

Eileen Hacker

Leslie Charlton

Sharyn Dyer

Kate Franck

Project Lead

Renée Taylor, VPFA


Project Objectives

The purpose of this project is to plan, organize, and launch the Center for the Advancement of Teaching-Learning Communities (TLC) by the start of the Fall 2015 semester. The Center will provide coaching and support for all UIC faculty. The project team will:

  • Recruit and enroll senior educators.
  • Create a campus directory of professional development services, training and higher education best practices, and resources that will be offered by the center and its affiliates.
  • Define an application and review process and guidelines for CORE I and II Awardees
  • Create a website for TLC to support faculty development
  • Launch advertising and outreach plan for TLC

Project Management Plan

This is a document provides clarity about the project objectives, scope, expected outcomes, expectations, roles and responsibilities. Click to access the file.

Project Documents and Reports

April-May 2015 status report

June-July 2015 status report

August-September 2015 status report

October-November 2015 status report

Final Project Report

This project was completed in December 2015.  Click here to open the Final Project Report.

Project Sustainability Report

A sustainability report, summarizing accomplishments and impact of an already completed Student Success Initiative project: October 2016

Project Progress Indicator

100 percent