About Us

The TEAM (Teaching, Enrichment, Advising, and Mentoring) Center is the teaching and learning excellence unit within the TSU College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences that supports faculty development and student academic success. Administratively, the TEAM Center is organized with an Executive Director and two Instructors. The Executive Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the center. This includes collaboration with the Dean, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, faculty, staff and students to identify and develop programming to enhance the teaching & learning experience within the college. The TEAM Center staff are a resource for faculty and students by providing faculty professional development, student academic instruction, advisement and remediation, as needed, within the COPHS. 

Vision

The TEAM Center will be recognized as “the” resource for academic student support and faculty development; cultivating teaching and learning practices that engender quality instruction and student success.

Mission

The TEAM Center is a student centered, learning focused unit committed to offering innovative programming responsive to the instructional and professional development needs of COPHS faculty & students.

Values

The TEAM Center values and is committed to:

  • Collegiality
  • Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Cultural Responsiveness
  • Service
Academic Coaching (By appointment)

Dr. China Jenkins
Executive Director
Email: china.jenkins@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-7439

Ms. Karen Stewart
Instructor
Email: karen.stewart@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-7509

Dr. Heather Votaw
Instructor
Email: heather.votaw@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-7791