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 9, 2024
  • May, 2024 (date TBD)
  • August, 2024 (date TBD)

The workshop is a one-day event and students must attend it in its entirety.

Timeline for January 9, 2024 Workshop: 

  • Names are submitted throughout the year using the Google Form. 
  • November 20-December 15 - SPEAK tests offered 
  • December 13 - Students submitted after this date will not be able to take a SPEAK test. 
  • December 20 - SPEAK scores announced
  • January 3 - Last day to submit names
  • January 9 - GTA Workshop
  • January 10 - Completion certificate sent to student and department contact

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 Workshop WaiverGTA Residency WaiverGTA Residency Waiver).

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

GTA Workshop & Related Processes - Info Session