Center for Transformative Learning

Office Location:

3rd Floor, Stephenson Hall


859-985-3404 Peer Cons.

859-985-3670 Faculty Dev.

859-985-3656 Internships

859-985-3656 Career Dev.

Hours Open:

M-Th:9:00 am–8:00 pm

F:9:00 am–5:00 pm

Hours Closed:

Daily:12:00 pm–1:00 pm

T:4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Th:3:00 pm–5:00 pm


Teaching & Learning Lunches

The Teaching and Learning Lunches—a Berea tradition that went on hiatus several years ago—returns in response to popular demand.  Berea community members are invited to attend a lunch meeting and presentation / discussion on the first Thursday of each month during the 2012-2013 academic year.  Lunches will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be held in the Hutchins Room.


Thursday, September 6 Leslie Ortquist-Ahrens, Center for Transformative Learning, “Talking about Teaching and Learning at Berea”

Thursday, October 4 

Lisa Jones, Director of Educational Technology, Matt Jadud, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Technology, “Technology Innovations to ‘Flip Your Classroom’”

Thursday, November 1      

Lyle Roelofs, President, “Active Learning in Physics”

Thursday, December 6      

Cindy Reed, Coordinator of Disability Services, “Supporting Student with Learning Disabilities”

Spring 2013 Topics

    • Interpreting IEQs as a springboard for professional development
    • Using frequent writing for learning in the classroom
    • Interdisciplinary collaboration on the 2012 production of Ragtime
    • Transforming students into better learners who can reach higher levels of achievement


Mission & Vision


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) inspires and empowers members of the Berea College community to grow personally, intellectually, and professionally, by connecting to one another and to resources that support deep and active learning for life.


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) will be the nexus for faculty, staff and students to explore innovative teaching and learning, link to high-impact educational practices, and embrace work and vocation.