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Center for Academic Innovation and Transformation

Excellence in Teaching & Learning!!

Huston-Tillotson University has a mission to provide its increasingly diverse student body with an exemplary education that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, balanced with professional development.  Our vision is preparing leaders in a connected world where diversity of thought matters.

Through innovative & transformative initiatives, HT transforms lives through a dynamic educational experience that values academic EXCELLENCE!


Fall 2023 University Institute






Instructional Technology Support:  Online and Remote Learning

Announcement from The Office of the President – November 29, 2020

The Center for Academic Innovation and Transformation is here to guide and support all students during this time.  Visit the Distance Learning for Students and Distance Learning for Teachers sites for online and remote learning information, including helpful FAQs.  Monitor all official announcements from the Office of the President by visiting the COVID-19 Preparedness Site. Contact The Center for Academic Innovation and Transformation at for questions about distance learning, instructional technologies and training options.

Questions and concerns can be emailed to



Spring 2021 Faculty Institute

Wednesday January 6, 2021 – Schedule


The Center for Academic Innovation and Transformation is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 HT Golden Apple Teachers Program.  Read more about this program by visiting the Apple Programs site.

HT Golden Apple Teacher Program

Proposal Applications being accepted January 2021.  Deadline March 12th

QEP Consensus Meetings

Tuesday December 15, 2020 recording

Friday December 18, 2020 recording

Now accepting applications for HT Apple Scholarships

Spring 2020 Faculty Institute

Wednesday January 8, 2020 – Schedule


Fall 2019 University Institute

Schedule-University Institute 2019-2020


Monday August 19

Tuesday August 20

The Center for Academic Innovation & Transformation, or CAIT is dedicated to doing just this.  Monthly, CAIT provides HT faculty and staff literature on cutting-edge research, sample Web 2.0 tools to enhance instruction, and a robust listing of various professional development opportunities.  Read more in each newsletter…

October 2018 Newsletter

November 2018 Newsletter

December 2018 Newsletter

CAIT Spring 2019 Faculty Institute Presentation

Faculty Development Spring 2019 Survey_  Availability-RESULTS

Learn more about our Teaching & Learning developmental opportunities…