UCCS Diversity Summit- April 18, 2013
The summit will feature a keynote speaker, a series of breakout sessions and an engaging luncheon activity to promote collaboration. The educational content of the summit will encompass a broad view of inclusiveness, including the intersectionality of social and cultural background, social identity, ideology and ability.
P-12 teachers, administrators and faculty will gain specific knowledge and practical educational tools related to P-12 equity pedagogy, prejudice reduction and creating inclusive, empowering school climates for all students.
This course is offered by: UCCS College of Education, Counseling and Human Services.
Admission to Diversity Summit (2013) is FREE, pre-registration is required: www.uccs.edu/diversity/diversitysummit.html.
UCCS Diversity Summit
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UCCS Campus: Berger Hall (map)
Credits: 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU), 10 clock hours
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|UCCS Instructors: Drs. Sylvia Martinez, Julaine Field and Rhonda Williams|
Guest SpeakersStudents will be exposed to a number of different speakers while attending the UCCS Diversity Summit.
- Attend the day long Diversity Summit on April 18, 2013
- Students will examine current issues in education related to intersectionality of social and cultural background, social identity ideology and ability.
- Students will examine best practices related to culturally responsive teaching, leadership and student services in K -12 students.
- Students will make specific connections (knowledge and skills) between what they learn at the Diversity Summit and their current work/position requirements at their school.
- Students will outline "next steps" for enhancing their own culturally responsive work.
Course RequirementsStudents will:
- Read the syllabus for the UCCS Diversity Summit course.
- Attend the UCCS Diversity Summit on April 18, 2013.
- Write a 3-5 page reflection paper which addresses the following questions:
- Please describe three specific concepts/ideas/practices that you learned during the UCCS Diversity Summit.
- Please discuss how these concepts/ideas/practices relate to your current work at you respective school.
- What risks or new steps have you taken at your school (since April 18th) which represent the importance of these concepts/ideas/practices?
- Please provide concluding comments which describe your "next steps" to incorporate additional culturally responsive practices in your daily work.