Dr. van Raalte teaches a range of face-to-face and online classes at both the undergraduate at graduate level. She is actively involved in professional development. Recent activities include:
- 2019 Active Learning Summer Institute Scholar
- 2018 Writing in the Disciplines Seminar
- 2017 Art of Teaching Series: Best Practice from a Master Educator
- 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference at Sam Houston State University
She has been nominated for excellence in teaching awards at Sam Houston State University at the graduate level, nominated for a teaching award at a regional conference, and is the recipient of a graduate teaching excellence award at Arizona State University.
Her dedication to providing students with superb education is highlighted in her course evaluations.