OBJECTIVE: The program addresses the most critical points that all individuals need to grasp when it comes to the topic of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Participants will learn to unpack stereotypes and beliefs that they individually hold about colleagues, students, and other stakeholders in education as well as recognize implicit bias. Participants will become familiar with the laws and legislation associated with discrimination, civil rights, and disabilities and gain an understanding of how to use a standardized framework to discover their specific roles as either pioneers, champions, influencers, hesitaters, or obstructors.
At the end of the 8-week program, the following outcomes are expected: An understanding of why diversity and Inclusion is important and necessary An ability to unpack common stereotypes and implicit bias An ability to communicate from a position that fosters Equity and Inclusion A knowledge of relevant laws and policies
The ability to empower team members to work together as a team The following modules will be part of the training:
1: The Art of Communication In a Way that Fosters equity, diversity, and inclusion
2: Uncovering a framework of Identifying roles to enhance Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
3: Unpacking common stereotypes
4: Laws and Policies
5: Working together as a team for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion