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Celebration of Great Teaching Retreat

Group of participants at the 2018 Great Teaching RetreatThe Celebration of Great Teaching
had been cancelled for Spring 2020.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 Celebration of Great Teaching Retreat has been cancelled. Spring 2020 participants have been notified and will have first priority for next year’s retreat which will be April 16th-18th 2021. If you wish to apply for Spring 2021, please check back in January 2021 for updated information.


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: Cancelled for Spring 2020
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.

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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