As enrollment in online counselor education programs continues to grow, faculty must develop self-awareness regarding their own teaching practices. Research across various disciplines offers a variety of tools and strategies for best practices in online education, including how to effectively engage students and promote student success. The purpose of this article is to offer the TEACHING WELL Model as one practical option for online counselor educators to use as a self-evaluation or peer mentoring tool. The authors hope to offer a robust guide to streamline a process for faculty quality assurance and continued improvement in online counselor education programs.


This submission is a conference proceeding. It is an invited showcase paper for the 2022 Counselor Education Distance Learning Conference.

*This is our revised and resubmitted version.*