Center for Educational Excellence

The mission of the CEE is to support the USD community by providing integrated programs, events, and resources to promote the institution’s core values of academic excellence, knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, ethical conduct, and compassionate service.


The CEE strives to enhance the quality of learning, teaching, scholarship, and service at USD by facilitating faculty growth and by being an institutional change agent supporting the transformation of the university into an inclusive community of learners.

Upcoming Events

21st Annual Women and Gender Studies & Women's Center Banquet and Reception

Tuesday, May 3

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

UC Forum B

Developing Faculty Proposals for Study Abroad

Wednesday, May 4

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.


Come. Be. An Exploration of Wellness & Balance

Friday, May 6

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Sacred Heart Dance Studio

The Final Frontier: Moving from Associate to Full Professor

Friday, May 6

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.


To view more upcoming events, visit the News & Events page. Kindly RSVP at least 3 days in advance so we have sufficient resources to accommodate all attendees.

Faculty Resources

We have lots of resources available for our faculty on our Black Board Organization! Email to be given access. 

The CEE offers free and confidential consultations to all USD faculty regarding  any and all aspects of Teaching & Learning and Faculty Development. This may include course and syllabus design, integration of various pedagogies in the classroom, the ARRT process, improving student evaluations, and so much more.

Drop-in Consultation Hours

Held in the CEE - Camino Hall 1F. Faculty are welcome to stop by during these times to receive advice, guidance, or get questions answered. If you are unavailable during drop-in hours, e-mail Johnny Bobé and he would be happy to schedule a consultation. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

Tuesdays: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesdays: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., 12:30-5:00 p.m.

Fridays: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Contact Information

Center for Educational Excellence
Camino 1F 5998
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-7402
Fax: (619) 849-8353