Kanpsack on the Road
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The Knapsack Institute on the Road brings the KI, or our more limited workshops, to you. We work with Universities, K-12 schools, organizations and businesses.
Campus Knapsack Provisions
Because the workshop is flexible, we can tailor it to your specific needs:

On your campus, we will provide participants with:
* An intersectional conceptual framework for understanding concepts of oppression and privilege;
* A wide range of innovative teaching strategies that we have found successful, including:
- building an inclusive classroom,
- setting the stage on the first day of class,
- managing emotions and reactions in the classroom,
- dealing with resistance to change,
- empowering students toward positive growth in the classroom and beyond,
- and how to find support and resources for doing this challenging and often difficult work.
K-12 and Non-Profit Organizations

We have designed special Knapsack Institutes geared specifically toward K-12 educators and toward non-profit organizations. Each institute can be custom tailored to better suit each organization's needs.

Stand-Alone Workshops
We also offer the following stand-alone workshops:
  • Building an inclusive environment (classroom or organization)
  • Recruiting and retaining diverse faculty
  • Creating an inclusive curriculum
  • Dealing with emotions in the classroom
  • Empowering students

Our workshops are flexible; we tailor them to meet your needs.
To bring The Knapsack Institute or a workshop to your institution or organization, 
please email:
Dena R. Samuels,  co-Director, The Knapsack Institute, and Senior Diversity Consultant.
dsamuels@uccs.edu