Mathematics graduate teaching assistant

Getting Started as a TA

  • TA Training Workshop:
    • If you are a Graduate Student in Computer Science or Statistics and Actuarial Science, your dept/school will provide their own training. The Grad Coordinator will inform you of the details.
    • If you are a Graduate Student in Applied Math, Computational Math, C&O or Pure Math, training will be provided by the Faculty of Mathematics in the first week of classes (Fall term). You will receive an email in the summer with a link to register.
    • Download the Fall 2021 Math TA Training Workshop (PDF) slides or watch the workshop recording.
  • You are also required to complete the following online training modules:
    • Harassment and discrimination (Log in to Waterloo Learn > Self Registration > CMAHRO TA Training - Mathematics)
    • Safety (3 different online modules) 
  • LEARN modules through Waterloo Grad Ready:
    • CTE 1210: Preparing to TA at Waterloo
    • CTE 1406: Teaching Online: Basic Skills for TAs
  • Review the Teaching Assistant Manual to familiarize yourself with the Teaching Assistant role.
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