Teaching Associates Program

Teaching and forensic assistantships are awarded to qualified classified graduate students.  The Graduate Teaching Associate Director and GTA Development Committee recommend GTA teaching assignments, which are approved by the Communication faculty. GTAs will typically teach two sections of lower division General Education courses under the close supervision of the Director. The exact number of positions available vary each year. Employment as a Teaching Associate is parallel to (but independent of) the graduate program admission application process.  The deadline to apply is February 1st of each year.

To apply for the Teaching Associates Program, please mail an Application for a Teaching Associate positiona completed SC-1 form, and your curriculum vitae to:

Graduate Coordinator

California State University, Fresno

Department of Communication

5201 North Maple Avenue  M/S SA46

Fresno, CA  93740-8027

*If you are already a graduate student and are submitting your Teaching Associate application for the first time, please also submit a writing sample and three letters of recommendation from faculty.

Teaching Associate Coordinators

Dr. Robert Powell: Teaching Associate Director 
Office: Speech Arts, Room 13 
Email | Phone: 559.278.1156

Mr. Tom Boroujeni: Debate Teaching Associates
Office: Speech Arts, Room 9
Email | Phone: 559.278.2565