Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)

Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)

The Teaching and Learning Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is dedicated to recognizing excellence in teaching and learning, to supporting social justice and equity in public urban higher education, and to providing mentoring, resources, and opportunities that enable faculty, staff, and students to engage with and enhance teaching and learning.

During the ongoing challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, the TLC office will be available remotely. Our staff will be working regular hours. 

Please email: tlc@jjay.cuny.edu

*Please note that although the TLC phones have been forwarded to our email account, voice messages are not always received in a timely manner. We advise contacting us through the TLC email address above. We do not have access to fax communications at this time.

Spring 2020 Events
Funded Faculty Seminars
Open Conversations
Teaching & Learning Webinars




The Resilient Teaching and Learning Email Series


Recommended Listening:

"How Understanding Trauma and Resiliency Can Improve Your Teaching"

with Dr. Gina Rae Foster

This TLC Spotlight Series podcast with TLC Director Gina Foster touches on the range of her work integrating trauma and resiliency research and practice with families and communities with innovative practices in teaching and learning in public urban higher education:   


  • A discussion of capacity in terms of ongoing expansion and exchange

  • An introduction to the Resiliency Principles (Stability, Capacity, Flexibility, and Community) and their applications to both in-Person and online classrooms

  • Guidance for working with students during times of personal and community loss

  • Strategies for creating instructor-student communities                                                                                            

  • Click here to listen: Understanding Trauma and Resiliency for Teaching and Learning