Teaching-Learning Academy

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

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 at Western Washington University. Engaged in studying the intersections between teaching and learning, TLA members include students, faculty, and staff from across the University, as well as several alumni and community members. In addition to biweekly study group sessions, the TLA also sponsors all-campus forums and professional development workshops and seminars. 

Dates for Fall 2017 Quarter

Please join us fall quarter as we collectively work to create a study question for 2017-2018. ​    

  • Fall 2017: Oct 4/5, Oct 18/19, Nov 1/2, Nov 15/16, & Nov 29/30
  • Time: 12-1:20 & 2-3:20 pm on both Wed & Thurs
  • Online TLA: Oct 18 and Nov 15 from 9-9:50 a.m. (click on the link to join the dialogue)

2012 TLA dialogue sub-group generating ideas for the BIG Question