The Center for Teaching Excellence and Biblical Foundations of Faith and Learning (CTE-BFFL) provides:

Focus on the incorporation of Biblical Foundations of Faith and Learning and an Adventist Biblical Christian Worldview into all Southern's courses
  • Professional development programs—Faculty Showcase, Teach³ (Professor Study Circles), TechBytes, Summer Institute for Curriculum Design, and other requested workshops
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • New Faculty Mentoring Program
  • Faculty promotion support (portfolio assistance and classroom observation)
  • Confidential coaching consultations regarding the teaching process and the incorporation of learning experiences from an Adventist Biblical Christian Worldview as connected to the individual disciplines
  • Collaboration to assist with curriculum design and redesign
  • Calling, Career, and Vocation emphasis for sophomores (Southern Sophomore Success Program), faculty, and staff
  • Collaboration among university personnel
  • Resources for developing a biblical foundation for teaching excellence, classroom teaching, student learning, and assessing options
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) Subcommittee of Academic Research Committee (ARC) support for faculty and student research

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