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Equity Certificate Series

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This certificate, developed in collaboration with ACC’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, is focused on equity frameworks, practices, and strategies to support faculty in their teaching and learning. Sessions are interactive and engaging. Each session is offered several times throughout the semester. All three sessions must be successfully completed to qualify for the certificate. The Equity Certificate is open to all faculty and staff.

TLED: Discover Your Blind Spots: Teach for All Students - 2 hours

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Through exercises, discussions, and presentations, faculty will strengthen their knowledge of equitable practices. We will explore a framework that will improve the retention and success of students from historically underserved communities. We will also discuss how to adapt teaching methods to engage students using equity-designed principles.

 

 

 

Learning Outcomes

    • Distinguish the difference between Equity and Equality Recognize the importance of emotional engagement to student retention and success
    • Utilize Dr. Singleton’s CCAR (Courageous Conversations about Race) protocol when engaging in conversations about race
    • Identify ways in which society privileges some individuals over others
    • Discuss the relationship between race and student outcomes

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Spring 2022 Dates & Access Links

February 4, 2022 – 10am-12pm

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March 3, 2022 – 10am-12pm

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April 5, 2022 – 10am-12pm

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TLED: Sustain the Conversation: Keep the Spotlight on Race - 2.5 hours

 

Note: To attend this workshop, participants must have completed Discover Your Blind Spots: Teach for All Students.

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We hope that this next session will help ACC faculty and staff sustain the conversation about racial systemic inequities that show up around us.

 

 

 

Learning Outcomes

    • Discuss the importance of storytelling as a tool for how we cultivate relationships, learn, unlearn, and make meaning of our place in the world
    • Utilize Dr. Singleton’s Courageous Conversations About Race protocol when engaging in conversations about race
    • Compare and Contrast the Racial Consciousness Flow Chart and the Cycle of Socialization
    • Discuss the difference between race/ethnicity/nationality
    • Participate in mindful inquiry of those multiple perspectives, beliefs, and experiences that are different than your own

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Spring 2022 Dates & Access Links

February 17, 2022 – 9:30am-12pm

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March 10, 2022 – 9:30am-12pm

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April 12, 2022 – 9:30am-12pm

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TLED: Grow an Anti-Racist Environment: From Conversation to Action

Note: To attend this workshop, participants must have completed Discover Your Blind Spots: Teach for All Students and Sustain the Conversation: Keep the Spotlight on Race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Outcomes Outcomes

    • Analyze institutional racism and white supremacy culture
    • Utilize Dr. Singleton’s Courageous Conversations About Race protocol when engaging in conversations about race
    • Raise student awareness of racial inequities and injustices by framing race
    • Explain how racism and oppression operate within an organization’s own walls
    • Commit to concrete plans for dismantling racism within classroom and the organization

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Spring 2022 Dates & Access Links

February 24, 2022 – 9:30am-12pm

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March 22, 2022 – 9:30am-12pm

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April 21, 2022 – 9:30am-12pm

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Contact

For questions about the series, please email the Office of Faculty Development –  facdev@austincc.edu.