There are many resources on campus available to GTFs:
Teaching Effectiveness Program. TEP provides a wide range of resources for instructors, from workshops for first time teachers, instruction on effective assessment, technology in the classroom and other useful topics, to private consultation, classroom observation, midterm feedback and videotaping. Jointly with the Graduate School, TEP offers the Dan Kimble First Year Teaching Award for GTFs.
Information Services: Academic Services. Academic Services "promotes the innovative use of technology by supporting researchers, faculty, staff and students" by providing technology consultations on a variety of topics and other services. Audio and video conferencing, computer labs and collaboration centers, educational technology, and more are available through Information Services.
Center for Media and Education Technologies (UO Libraries). CMET provides classroom technology, educational video support, and assistance with media development for teaching and research. A variety of hardware and equipment is available for checkout and they provide on-call support for classrooms.
Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation. The GTFF is a labor union that represents our 1300 teaching, research, and administrative GTFs and administers the GTF health insurance program.
Office of the Dean of Students. Within the Dean of Students Office, a wealth of resources are available to GTFs in their capacity as instructors as well as their in their capacity as students. These include Conflict Resolution Services, LGBT Support, Substance Abuse Prevention, etc.
Office of Multicultural Academic Support. OMAS staff "specializes in providing a culturally supportive environment that empowers self-identified students of color to fulfill their educational and career goals."
Office of Academic Advising. A useful resource for undergraduate students, every GTF who works in a classroom setting should be familiar with the services of, and programs within, Academic Advising. These include advising students about general ed requirements and choosing a major, Disability Services and the Teaching and Learning Center (for tutoring in writing and math, study skills, etc.).
Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity. A resource for graduate students who, in their capacity as GTFs (employees), have questions or concerns realated to equal opportunity, diversity, or discrimination.
Collective Bargaining Agreement. The CBA between the University and GTFF is bargained bi-annually and includes provisions for salary and benefits, work appointment/reappointment, work environment, etc.
General Duties and Responsibilities Statements (GDRS). Every GTF hiring unit maintains a GDRS that describes the conditions under which GTF appointments and reappointments are made, evaluations are performed, etc.