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Study Leaders - Guidelines and Information on Course Proposals and Teaching

The popularity and growth of Osher at Carnegie Mellon are because of the commitment, enthusiasm and talents of our Study Leaders. Study Leaders volunteer their time in preparing and educating an engaged group of lifelong learners.

If you are interested in teaching for us and are new to Osher at CMU, please contact the Curriculum Committee Co-Chairs, Byron Gottfried, or Sally Cohen,, or contact the Registrar, Lyn Decker,

Course Proposals

Proposal forms for the Summer 2017 term will be posted here in late-October. Completed forms will be due to the Osher office by Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Who are our Study Leaders?

Study Leaders are volunteers who come from various walks of life. They bring many different talents based upon their life experience. Some present classes based upon many years of professional or business experience; others from upon hobbies or avocations that have provided them with memorable skills over the years. A few Study Leaders simply coordinate their classes and have different speakers each week.

Our students are extremely interested in continuing their education. They have a lot of intellectual and physical energy, and participate in classes enthusiastically. Study Leaders find teaching at Osher at CMU a very rewarding experience.