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Effective Use of the UBC Early Alert System

January 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This event is part of the TA Institute, taking place from January 15-19, 2024


Eligibility: The TA Institute is open to all undergraduate TAs, graduate students who are interested in teaching, and all graduate student TAs. This session is not open to general undergraduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff, or faculty.

Brian Barth, the Manager of Student Support Services at the VP Students Office, will be presenting how utilizing the Early Alert (EA) system can be used to support students. The Early Alert Program allows for teaching assistants, student advisors, faculty, and support staff to gain a comprehensive understanding of student concerns and facilitates the efficient coordination of outreach efforts.


  • Brian Barth, Manager – Student Support Services, VP Students Office


If you wish to complete this workshop as part of either of the themes below to receive a Letter of Completion, you must complete a theme completion form by January 24th, 2024 at 11:59 PM (only complete this form once—make sure to indicate all themes and all sessions that you have completed).

Click HERE to access the theme completion form.

This session falls into the following themes:

  • Fundamentals of TAship
  • Exploring and Supporting Inclusivity, Equity, Accessibility and Wellness
  • Online Mode

TA Institute

This year, workshops in the TA institute are organized into 3 themes. If you complete all the workshops in a theme, and submit a theme completion form, you are eligible for a Letter of Completion that you can include in your Teaching Portfolio and CV. The Letter of Completion will include a brief description of the theme(s) that you completed, and how the work you did in the theme(s) support your development as a teacher.

Venue:   Online