President of Goucher College, musician, author, and scholar José Antonio Bowen will present at the annual CTEI mini-conference on September 21. Building on that experience, the CTEI will also offer book groups to discuss Bowen’s book – Teaching Naked Techniques: A Practical Guide to Designing Better Classes.  

Book Group A will meet from 1-2 PM in K-224 on the following Mondays: September 17, October 8, October 22, November 12, December 3. Open this link to sign up:

Book Group B will meet from 3:30-4:30 in the Hackett Conference Room (G-150) on the following Tuesdays: September 18, October 9, October 23, November 20, December 4.  Open this link to sign up:

Local 1650 members are encouraged to buy the book because it qualifies for reimbursement from the Professional Improvement Fund (PIF). The CTEI has only limited quantities of the book to loan. We will distribute them based on the order of sign up and notify those who ask to borrow a copy if we can support them in a timely manner.


While we recognize professional responsibilities change, we hope that if you join the group you plan to attend the majority of the sessions. We hope that we can accomodate all interested parties, but may limit the size of the groups to ensure a quality discussion. Please join one of the book groups even if you cannot attend the mini-conference.

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