Teaching Statements & Portfolios

Workshop Description

The Sheridan Center offers an online, self-paced workshop to guide participants through the process of writing a teaching statement and creating a teaching portfolio. Individuals with a Brown affiliation may register for the Canvas site by completing this form. This workshop culminates with the opportunity for graduate students to receive peer feedback on a draft teaching portfolio.


After completing this online workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify effective components of a teaching portfolio
  • Write a personal, reflective teaching statement
  • Select and annotate teaching materials to include in a teaching portfolio
  • Create a draft teaching portfolio
  • Solicit feedback and revise a draft teaching portfolio 


This workshop is composed of three online modules:

Module 1: Teaching Portfolios: What & Why?

Module 2: Creating a Teaching Statement

Module 3: Feedback & Revision

These modules are designed to be worked through sequentially. Each module consists of readings and activities designed to help participants complete a draft of their teaching portfolio.

Graduate Student and Postdoc participants who complete all three modules are eligible to register to attend an optional peer feedback session on April 28, 2020; 4-5 pm. 


Enrollment in this online workshop is offered on a rolling basis and participants may join at any time. Register here to participate.