External conferences, seminars, and training sessions

 You might also want to have a look at Kennesaw State University’s Directory of Teaching Conferences for an even more extensive list of conference opportunities.

Teaching Professor Annual Conferences

International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (IISSAM)

Best Teachers Institute
A Three-day institute based on Ken Bain's award-winning and best selling book What the Best College Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2004)

Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy
Virginia Tech, Virgina

Red Rock Great Teaching Retreat
Moab, Utah

Designing Courses for Significant Learning
Dee Fink and Associates

Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching
National and international conferences at varying locations and times. 

Annual POD/AACU Organizational Development Institute

Annual Team-Based Learning Conference

Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement Conference
Utah Valley University

The SoTL Commons: A Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Georgia Southern University

Research on Teaching and Learning Summit
Kennesaw State University

Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Awarded every two years.

More information
The Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The winner of the Cherry Award will receive a prize of $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor University during the 2014 fall or 2015 spring semester; travel expenses and a furnished apartment will be provided. To further Baylor University's commitment to great teaching, the winner's home department will receive $25,000.