Teaching-Learning Academy

About the TLA

TLA & Sustainability

With the support of WWU's Office of Sustainability, the TLA promotes the sustainable practices that contribute to a healthy environment locally and globally. In 2013, the TLA office achieved a platinum level Sustainable Office Certification through the leadership of their student employees. Visit Western's Sustainability Office Certification website to learn more about TLA's sustainable journey.

For travel information to our campus and latest transportation news, please visit the webpage for Sustainable Transportation.

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Teaching-Learning Academy

*COVID-19 Update*

Out of an abundance of caution and in response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to suspend the in-person TLA dialogue events indefinitely, including the Community and Gallery dialogue. While we regret not being able to come together in person, our highest priority is always the safety of our participants. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding as we work to address this concern. We will have one online dialogue in the fall: A partnership between TLA and the Western Gallery highlighting works created by Western BFA students.

A Community of Scholars Enhancing Western’s Learning Culture

The Teaching-Learning Academy (TLA) is a dialogue forum for the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) at Western Washington University. Engaged in studying the intersections between teaching and learning, TLA participants include students, faculty, and staff from across the University, as well as several alumni and community members. TLA Dialogues are free and open to the public, so please feel free to join us! Dates and questions for upcoming dialogues are listed below:

  • October 29th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm [Online Gallery Dialogue]: How do we communicate or express perceptions of our self to those around us?


Please check back regularly for updates, highlights from dialogue events will be posted shortly after the event date