Campuses across the country feel the intensifying call to stand in unison and invest effort and energy to ensure that leaders, staff, and faculty are committed to and demonstrating a mutual goal to create an inclusive campus environment. Many recognize the potential rewards of increased student persistence and graduation and increased staff/faculty retention.
Now is the time to reignite and reinvigorate intentional, comprehensive training programs focused on issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.
There is a renewed and increasing call for immediate, systemic change at all levels and for all students, faculty and staff – 2017 is the year for your campus leaders to implement meaningful professional development programs and systems of accountability to ensure that everyone deepens their capacity to serve the increasingly diverse populations within your institution.
You can identify the skills and competencies you want administrators, staff and faculty to exhibit to proactively create an inclusive campus environment that enhances the success of everyone within your campus community. It can feel like a monumental task, but we have the training to guide you forward!
Our expert presenter – Dr. Kathy Obear, President for the Alliance for Change Consulting and Coaching and Co-Founder of The Social Justice Training Institute, will provide you with training resources, tools and a framework you can implement to analyze where your institution is, where you need to be and how you can deepen the cultural competencies of your leaders, faculty and staff…all with the ultimate goal of fostering academic success, belonging, and personal safety for ALL students!
Kathy Obear, Ed. D., is the President of the Alliance for Change Consulting & Coaching and Co-Founder of The Social Justice Training Institute. (Click here for full bio)
As a result of this webinar, you will take away:
The ability to identify the skills and competencies you want administrators, staff and faculty within your institution to demonstrate in their roles, to:
Recognize the full breadth of differences on campus
Identify the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion in all their areas of responsibility
Understand how the dynamics of privilege and marginalization impact faculty, staff and students in their daily lives
Address common exclusionary behaviors and microaggressions effectively
Use an Inclusion Lens to design and revise programs, policies, systems and procedures that aim to serve students, staff and faculty
Effectively facilitate difficult dialogues
Proactively create inclusive campus environments that enhance the success of everyone on campus
Training resources that will help you deepen the cultural competencies of leaders, staff and faculty to serve the full breadth of students; leading to increased student persistence and graduation, and increased staff/faculty retention.
Tools to help leaders analyze your institution’s current culture and climate using a 6-Stage model, Multicultural Organizational Development (MCOD).
Critical considerations to develop your own 12-18+ month professional development plan to deepen the cultural competencies of leaders, faculty, and staff. You will be guided to look at the current level of your campus/department cultural competencies and build upon these to create a training framework.
What You Get:
Convenient Access to the 90-minute Live Event:
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 2-3:30 PM ET
Webinars are handled like a large interactive conference call, but in a more controlled, radio-program-like environment. Simply copy/paste the link* into your browser, log in, turn up the volume on your computer and follow along! Gather your staff around your conference table’s computer — then sit back, listen and watch the presentations and join the lively Q&A session.
*The link and login information will be available in a PDF download immediately following check out.
Event Recording & Materials on CD:
You'll receive two multimedia discs* containing the full audio presentation, PowerPoint and handouts provided by the presenter(s) and recording of the question and answer session facilitated during the live event. Add the webinar recording to your professional library for use in future campus training and development initiatives.
*CDs will arrive 7-10 business days after the live event date.
Certificate of Completion for Each Participant:
After attending this webinar, each participant will receive a printed certificate of completion.
Invite your entire staff to participate for this one low price! (one location)
Order includes the event recording and all materials on CD.
Can't make the live event date? Click here to order the CD only.
Campus License Option:
Click here to purchase this webinar with one-year unlimited distribution and use on your institution's internal network/server.