All GTAs must attend the workshop before teaching at Missouri S&T. The workshop is held three times per year; January, May, and August.

Upcoming Workshops: 

  • January 11, 2023
  • May 10, 2023
  • August 9, 2023

All workshops are held on Wednesdays and run from 9am-4pm.

Timeline for January 11, 2023 Workshop: 

  • Names are submitted throughout the year using the Google Form. 
  • November 28-December 16 - SPEAK tests offered 
  • December 16 - Students submitted after this date will not be able to take a SPEAK test. 
  • December 23 - SPEAK scores announced
  • January 4 - Last day to submit names
  • January 11 - GTA Workshop
  • January 12 - Completion certificated sent to student and department contact
  • January 13 - Deadline to submit hiring paperwork through HR eforms. (Failure to meet this deadline will result in students not being paid their first month of work.)

The GTA Workshop, required by Missouri state law {see Missouri Revised Statutes Chapter 170-170.012}, is designed to provide prospective graduate teaching assistants with a cultural orientation to help them become a more effective classroom communicator. The workshop will also provide resources to help manage their classroom and to better serve their students. 

In special cases, departments may request an exception to the requirements by submitting a waiver form (GTA Workshop WaiverGTA Residency Waiver).

Click here to view the presentation from October 6 from Graduate Education.

GTA Workshop & Related Processes - Info Session