This program provides community college educators with practical and progressive techniques on what to do inside and outside the classroom to help students succeed at the highest levels. These practices apply to all demographics of students and have been validated through years of qualitative and quantitative analysis from a number of different independent studies. These practices and strategies can be applied to both in-person and online learning formats.
Anti-Black sentiments are evident in society and within our nation's schools, colleges and universities. Participants will learn how Anti-Blackness manifests in these arenas and the impact this has on the climate experienced by Black students and educators. Participants will explore pro-Black frameworks and strategies to create transformative environments that actively demonstrate that Black lives and minds matter.
Black Minds Matter is a public series that is designed to raise the national consciousness about issues facing Black students in education. The series intentionally addresses the pervasive undervaluing and criminalization of Black minds. Tangible solutions for promoting the learning, development, and success of Black students are offered.
Anti-racism is the act of engaging in actions that intentionally counter-act racism against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Bearing this in mind, this program aims to provide educators with the tools to engage in anti-racist course design, for online and in-person modalities. Participants will learn how racism impacts students’ learning, growth, and development as well as tangible strategies to intentionally counter-act challenges in their curricula.
Professional Learning (PL) can be leveraged to catalyze campus transformation and introduce learning opportunities for education professionals to learn evidence-based practices that support student success. This course will provide higher education practitioners with information to intentionally design professional learning with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as core competency areas. In addition, the course will provide an overview of professional learning, and its impact on student success and introduce a framework for strategic planning. The framework can be applied to a new program or a current program.
This five-part course series addresses how schools, colleges, and universities can address racelighting. Racelighting is an act of psychological manipulation where people of color receive racial messages that distort their realities and lead them to second-guess themselves.
This program provides school, college and university educators with an introduction to racial microaggressions and their numerous manifestations in educational settings. The program also provides recommendations on how to reduce the prevalence and influence of microaggressions on recipients.
This course provides community college advisors, student service officers, and support staff with strategies and approaches that can be used to foster enhanced learning, development, and success among college men of color.
This program provides college and university educators with an introduction to racial microaggressions and their numerous manifestations in educational settings. The program also provides recommendations on how to reduce the prevalence and influence of microaggressions on recipients.
This course provides community college instructional faculty with strategies and approaches that can be used to foster enhanced learning among college men of color.
This program is designed to provide an introduction to the topic of unconscious bias to school, college, and university educators. The program highlights variation definitions of unconscious associations, discusses the influence of these associations on student success and provides pathways to better understand unconscious bias in education.