Getting Started in an Educational Development Career

To encourage pathways to the educational development profession, POD Network committees and members have contributed to the Getting Started in an Educational Development Career.

  • From graduate student or postdoctoral scholar to CTL staff member
    • Written by the POD Network Executive Committee in collaboration with the Graduate and Professional Student Development Committee, October 2016
  • From faculty to small college CTL director
    • Written by Gary Muir and Jason Craig, Chair of Small Colleges Special Interest Group, April 2017
  • The Educational Developers’ CV July 2018
    • Written by Sara M. Fulmer, Educational Developer, University of Guelph
      Anna L. Bostwick Flaming, Associate Director, The University of Iowa
      Anna M. Donnell, Assistant Director, University of Cincinnati
      Ania Kowalik, Assistant Director, Rice University
      Tracy Smith, Professor and Faculty Fellow, Appalachian State University

To contribute to this collection:

Proposal Guidelines

Proposals must contain:

  • References
  • Abstract: no more than 250 words
  • Statement about the objective(s) of the piece
  • A unique contribution (be sure to review articles already posted so that you can set your piece apart)
  • A clear set of takeaways about how to get started in the field


Submit using the following form:

Getting Started Proposal Form


Would you like to suggest other pieces for this series? If so, please email scholarshipATpodnetworkDOTorg.