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Center for Academic Excellence (CAE)

The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) is an Academic Senate professional development initiative that strives to enhance pedagogy and student support through innovation and collaboration, so as to increase student success, both inside and outside the classroom. CAE professional development activities, workshops and forums are open to all CSM faculty, staff, and administrators.

Funding is available and any questions and concerns should be directed to the Professional Development Coordinator, Ellen Young ( or Academic Senate President, Jeramy Wallace ( Flex credit is available for presenters and attendees following established guidelines available on the District Academic Senate website.

The CAE also houses the Distance Education Office and is used for Academic Senate meetings and may be used for committee and department meetings. To reserve the center, please contact Annie Theodos (
Upcoming Events

  • Guided Pathways Team MeetingPart of the CSM Guided Pathways planning processWed Apr 24, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCSM North Hall Building 18, Room 206, Center for Academic Excellence
  • Guided Pathways Steering CommitteePart of the CSM Guided Pathways planning processWed May 8, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCSM North Hall Building 18, Room 206, Distance Education Resource Center
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Contact Us

Center for Academic Excellence (CAE)
North Hall Building 18, Room 206


Arielle Smith
Professional Development Co-Coordinator

Liz Schuler
Professional Development Co-Coordinator

Jeramy Wallace
Academic Senate President
(650) 574-6355
Programs & Projects
Habits of Mind
Indaba (Umoja Professional Community)
New Faculty Institute
Reading Apprenticeship
Off-Campus Events

@ONE Canvas Training
Online and Self-Paced
Various Dates