Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Schools need to celebrate, support, understand, and advocate for their diverse communities of students and staff. Topics in this category focus on strategies to foster equity and inclusion.

Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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  1. Transgender 101 For The Workplace
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    Transgender 101 For The Workplace

    Internationally sought-after transgender inclusion expert Dr. A.C. Fowlkes will share insights into the perspectives of your transgender coworkers. You will learn how to use names and pronouns correctly while avoiding making false assumptions about these valuable members of your team.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is the difference between sex assigned at birth and the gender binary?
    • What’s the difference between transgender and nonbinary?
    • Why are gender pronouns important?
    • When do trans people realize something is different?
    • What percentage of trans people are “stealth”?
    • How are trans people treated in the workplace?
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    Transgender 101 For The Workplace
    A.C. Fowlkes
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  2. Gender Pronouns In 2022: They/Them
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    Gender Pronouns In 2022: They/Them

    Internationally sought-after transgender inclusion expert Dr. A.C. Fowlkes will explain non-binary gender identification. He will help you determine and use the correct pronouns for every interaction.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is the gender binary?
    • What does it mean to be transgender?
    • Why do pronouns matter?
    • What are deadnaming and misgendering?
    • How should you correct your mistake if you deadname or misgender someone?
    • What are neopronouns?
  3. Which Bathroom Should Our LGBTQ Students And Employees Use And Other Legal Issues
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    Which Bathroom Should Our LGBTQ Students And Employees Use And Other Legal Issues

    Discrimination law expert Melissa Fleischer will explain your legal requirements to prevent harassment. You will learn how to respect and protect your LGBTQ students, teachers, and other staff members.

    Topics Covered:

    • How did landmark court decisions affect your obligations toward LBGTQ individuals?
    • Are sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination legally prohibited?
    • What are your legal requirements to protect LGBTQ students and employees?
    • What bathroom policies are lawful and appropriate?
    • What other transgender issues should you consider in policies and practices?
    • How can you use Pride Month to enact policy updates?
  4. How To Help First-Generation Students Succeed In College
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    How To Help First-Generation Students Succeed In College

    Higher education professional Dr. Lori Vaden will provide you with successful strategies to help first-generation students succeed. You will learn specific steps to implement this spring.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is a First-Generation student?
    • How can you identify and track First-Generation students?
    • What challenges and barriers to success do they face?
    • Who should be involved?
    • How can you go beyond helping with college applications?
    • What specific strategies will help First-Generation students succeed?
    • Where can you find helpful resources?
  5. “Viewpoint Diversity” Law: What It Means For Your School
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    “Viewpoint Diversity” Law: What It Means For Your School

    Educational law expert Dr. Jim Castagnera will use Florida House Bill 233 as a jumping-off point to lead an engaging discussion in the fascinating matter of viewpoint diversity and academic freedom. You will learn what effect the new law may have on your institution, how similar legislation is forming in other jurisdictions, and what steps you should take now to ensure your institution fulfills its constitutional obligations.

    Topics Covered

    • What are free-speech rights under the 1st and 14th Amendments?
    • What is the role of academic freedom? What are its limitations?
    • How has the Supreme Court decided related cases?
    • How will Florida implement House Bill 233? What impact will it have?
    • What are other states doing to protect or curtail academic freedom?
    • How are colleges and universities enhancing or limiting diverse discourse?
  6. How To Make Your College More Equitable, Diverse, And Inclusive
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    How To Make Your College More Equitable, Diverse, And Inclusive

    Internationally recognized anthropologist, author, and activist Treena Orchard will shed light on how you can make these crucial changes.

    What You'll Learn

    • What does equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) mean?
    • Why is EDI important in post-secondary institutions?
    • How can you foster a sense of cohesion and shared vision?
    • How can you use intellectual empathy to your advantage?
    • What happens when people resist implementing EDI policies?
    • How can you harness art and creativity to make culture change?
  7. Beyond Inclusion: Transforming Syllabi And Assignments For Equity
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    Beyond Inclusion: Transforming Syllabi And Assignments For Equity
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Wednesday, September 14, 2022; 1:00 PM Eastern

    Award-winning educator Bridget Turner Kelly will help you utilize equitable language and pedagogy in your syllabi and assignments. You will learn how to transform your course to draw in students from all backgrounds and identities and keep them engaged through culturally relevant practices.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is equitable language and pedagogy?
    • How do you recognize biased and harmful language in syllabi and assignments?
    • How do you create equitable syllabi?
    • How do you create equitable assignments?
    • What specific resources can you draw on for any course?
    • How can you build your awareness and knowledge level?
    • How should you sustain your efforts and assess your results?
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    Beyond Inclusion: Transforming Syllabi And Assignments For Equity
    Wednesday, September 14, 2022; 1:00 PM Eastern
    Dr. Bridget Turner Kelly
    From $129.00
  8. Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Training For Employees
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    Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Training For Employees

    Equity expert Michael Lowe will lead this powerful training webinar that you can use across your organization. Every member of your team will learn how to contribute to a diverse and supportive organization that fosters inclusion and multiplies success.

    What You'll Learn

    • Does treating people as racial group members help or harm them?
    • How can everyone throughout the organization counteract racial inequality?
    • What does everyday antiracism require?
    • How can a racial lens distort people’s experiences?
    • How do Black, Indigenous, and People of Color add extraordinary value to the workplace?
    • What steps should each team member take to promote inclusion?

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