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Celebration of Great Teaching Retreat

Group of participants at the 2018 Great Teaching RetreatThe Celebration of Great Teaching
is returning to ACC in Spring 2020.

This weekend retreat is an opportunity for full-time and adjunct faculty to examine in depth what calls them to teaching and how to be the best they can be.

Where: Flying L Guest Ranch, Bandera, Texas
When: April 24th-26th, 2020 (Friday evening – Sunday afternoon)
What: An opportunity for 12 hours of professional development credit. Costs are covered by ACC except for transportation, excursions, or personal incidentals.


  • Connect and collaborate with faculty of various disciplines, years in the classroom, and teaching styles.
  • Share your classroom successes with ACC colleagues.
  • Examine classroom challenges with the support and feedback from faculty colleagues.
  • Reflect on your own teaching practice.
  • Gain tools and strategies to use in your classroom.

Please contact the Office of Faculty Development at or call (512) 223-7885, if you have any questions or if you require special accommodations.

The application for the 2020 Celebration of Great Teaching Retreat is closed. We will notify applicants for the 2020 retreat by March 13th, 2020. Please check back in January 2021 to apply for the next retreat.

2018 GTR participant with horses 2018 GTR participants working on a project 2018 GTR participants posing Celebration of Great Teaching 2018 GTR participants in front of a fireplace 2018 GTR participants at the ranch in front of a longhorn

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