Conference Information

18th CCTL Conference at Niagara University (Lewiston, N.Y.) on March 28, 2020.

Niagara University’s conference on 'Teaching and Learning' will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. 

This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Bill Coplin, Professor of policy studies and the Director of the Policy Studies Program of the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He will be sharing advice from his recent book The Happy Professor: How to Teach Undergraduates and Feel Good about It.

More than 30 sessions are offered. Some highlights include:

  • Incorporating Team-Based Learning Approaches
  • Strategies for Improving Online Teaching
  • Active and Integrative Assessments

Conference Schedule

More details are forthcoming


  • $30 for Niagara University Faculty
  • $45 for Niagara County Community College Faculty 
  • $75 for all others


Registration will open February 1, 2020.

Planning Your Visit

We will email you information about where to park on campus closer to the event, but you can book your hotel early. There are numerous hotels to choose from in the region. We recommend staying in downtown Niagara Falls or Lewiston, a small village nearby. Both are within about 5 miles of Niagara University.

In Niagara Falls, the following hotels are within walking distance of the American and Canadian Falls:

Bring your passport if you are interested in visiting the Canadian side of the Falls. You can drive or walk across the Rainbow Bridge.