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Harriet Shenkman

Harriet Shenkman, Director of The Center for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Harriet Shenkman is the director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE). She holds a Ph.D. in curriculum and teaching. She has developed and led faculty development seminars, created communities of faculty practice, presented at national and local conferences (about issues of teaching and learning), and published in numerous professional journals. At BCC, she is also director of the Freshman Learning Community and has served on the president’s Coordinating Planning Council and the senior vice president’s Success Council.

The mission of CTE is to support an ever-expanding community of faculty, staff and administrators dedicated to learning about learning. The Center for Teaching Excellence offers a variety of opportunities in the instructional and professional development areas, including one-time workshops, individual clinics, customized department workshops, semester-long seminars, special events, and summer institutes. Among its many goals, CTE supports the BCC Global Initiative by providing instructional and professional development in areas of global learning.

She can be reached at:

Philosophy Hall, Room B2
Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
P: 718-289-5100 Extension 5075


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