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Teaching at The Chang School

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Whether you are a new or returning Chang School Continuing Education Contract Lecturer (CECL), this area of our website supports you in achieving excellence in teaching and learning. Please check here often for timely information.

Open Education Resource (OER) Grant for CECLs

In support of Ryerson’s academic goal to provide access to postsecondary education and support for continuous learners, The Chang School has established an annual competitive grant in the amount of $10,000 for Continuing Education Contract Lecturers (CECLs) to create Open Education Resources (OERs) and adapt Open Textbooks for use in their courses. Applications for 2021/22 are now closed. Learn More.

Job Postings

The Chang School’s Winter 2022 Continuing Education Contract Lecturers (CECL) job postings are will be online from Monday, November 1 through Wednesday, November 10, 2021. 

Successful applicants for instructional opportunities available via postings will be notified by email by Friday, December 3, 2021. Applications received for non-posted instructional work will not be acknowledged.

D2L Brightspace at The Chang School

Online course shells are mandatory in Chang School courses. Visit D2L Brightspace at The Chang School for more information on using this learning management system (LMS) to support your course.

The Chang School’s Accessibility Commitment

Ryerson University and The Chang School are obligated to ensure courses are accessible to people with disabilities. As a CECL, you are responsible for ensuring that the courses you teach do not contain barriers that will prevent people with disabilities from participating at a level equal to other students.

To better understand what you can do to ensure your courses are inclusive, please refer to the Accessibility section on the Resources for Teaching Online web page.

Please send any accessibility related inquiries to

The CECL Handbook

The online CECL Handbook is now available.

Review this handbook for information on the academic and administrative policies, procedures, and support services that will assist you in your role as a CECL in The Chang School.

Professional Development for Continuing Education Contract Lecturers

Each term, The Chang School offers professional development workshops and events on topics related to best practices in teaching and learning for our CECLs.


Visit the Registrar’s Office’s RAMSS Support - Faculty page for information on using RAMSS for grade submissions, class lists, etc.

For information on developing or teaching an online or hybrid course, visit Online Teaching.

Join Us on Social Media

LinkedIn: Chang School Teaching Community

Connect with us on LinkedIn! The Chang School Teaching Community group is a platform to provide current/aspiring Chang School teaching staff with a place to network with fellow colleagues, participate in discussions, and share relevant information.  

Twitter: @changCECLs

We’re on Twitter! Follow us for up-to-date information, news and events.

You can also tweet us for quick answers to your questions during business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.).

Contact Us

Our CECLs are important partners in our success. We welcome your ideas and suggestions about how to better support you.


Frequently Asked Questions

Please check out our CECL FAQ.