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.


Now Hiring - Associate Director for Faculty Development

The CEE is now accepting application's from faculty for the position of Associate Director for Faculty Development. The position is open to all current USD faculty, and comes with a stipend and course release time.

Click here for a full job description and instructions on how to apply. 

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

Faculty Writing Retreat

Monday, June 27

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

KIPJ Manchester Boardroom

Faculty Summer Reading Group

Thursday, July 14

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camino Hall 117

Faculty Writing Retreat

Thursday, July 21

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

KIPJ Manchester Boardroom

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

Faculty Resources

We have many resources available for our faculty on our Black Board Organization! Email a request to and we would be happy to grant you 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. Contact the center today!

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.

Summer 2016 Hours:

All Summer consultations will be held by appointment. We will have regular drop-in hours scheduled again during the Fall semester.

Contact Information

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

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