Teaching Assistant Consultants (TACs) program

Teaching assistant consultants (TACs) are senior graduate students with considerable teaching experience and skill, placed through this program in schools and departments across UVic.

TACs develop discipline-specific seminars that cover a range of practical topics, tips, approaches and issues most pertinent to TAs at UVic. Additionally, TACs provide one-on-one support as required.

Applying to be a TAC

Application deadline is May 31st each year. Contact the Manager of Professional Development Programs for more information.

Current TACs (2018-19)

If you do not see your department listed, refer to our events calendar for upcoming workshops that you can attend.

Download TAC learning outcomes (PDF).

Department

Name

Anthropology

Betsy Hagestedt

Art History and Visual Studies

Ambreen Shehzad Hussaini

Biology

Gerry Gourlay

Chemistry

Tasha Jarisz

Child and Youth Care

Alina Reed

Civil Engineering

Camille Zimmer

Computer Science

Adeshina Alani

Earth and Ocean Sciences

Marikò Cappello

Economics

Zhang Tianyang

Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

Jess Willows

Electrical and Computer Science Engineering

Sai Prakash Reddy Konda

English

Natalie Boldt

French

Regina Grishko

Geography

Sharon Dias

Germanic and Slavic Studies

Tessa Coutu

Greek and Roman Studies

Alyssa Allen

History

Kelly Clark

(International TAC)

Taiwo Afolabi

(International TAC)

Pei-Ling Wang

Linguistics

Oluwabukola O. Ariyo

Mechanical Engineering

Sadaf Samimi Gharaie

Music

Kaitie Sly

Pacific and Asian Studies

Yucong Zhang

Physics and Astronomy

David Stephens

Political Science

Mehdi Hashemi

Psychology

Lisa Ohlhauser

Sociology

Tayler Zavitz

Visual Arts

Kaitlyn Dunsmore