About Teaching and Learning Spaces at Waterloo

The Teaching and Learning Spaces (TLS) Operations group plays a vital role in realizing classroom evolution to meet the needs of the University of Waterloo, its instructors, and students. Its mandate is enacted through the lens of continuous improvement to teaching and learning spaces at Waterloo. The group includes representatives from the following units:

  • Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE)
  • Plant Operations
  • Space Planning Office (SPO)
  • Registrar's Office (RO)
  • Information Systems and Technology - Instructional Technologies and Media Services (IST-ITMS)
  • Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic (AVPA)

Faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students will also be represented. The operations group reports to a small steering committee, which provides direction to the TLS Operations group and seeks final budget approval from the Provost for projects relating to teaching and learning spaces. The steering committee includes:

  • Associate Vice-President, Academic
  • Interim Associate Provost, Integrated Planning and Budgeting
  • Registrar
  • Senior staff representatives from CTE, SPO, RO, and IST-ITMS