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Germanna Community College’s Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the NVRCTE present a full-day diversity-focused workshop on April 7th at the Fredericksburg Campus. Topics include autism, LGBTQ, multicultural populations, OER and diversity, brain injuries, and a screening of Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity.

Who: Faculty

When: Friday, April 7th from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Fredericksburg Campus at Germanna Virginia Community College–Workforce Building SP2 Lobby.

Schedule:

  • 8:30-9:00: Sign-in, Coffee, Grab-and-Go Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:30: Learning Environment Awards
  • 9:30-10:00: Introductory Remarks: The Diversity & Inclusion Council
  • 10:00-11:00: Student Panel Discussion: Student Experiences at Germanna
  • 11:00-12:oo: Opening Keynote: Dr. Glenn Dubois, Chancellor, Virginia Community College System
  • 12:00-1:00: Working Lunch: Round Table Discussions
  • 1:00-1:45: Block Session 1:
    • Hannah Hahn- Advising a Multicultural Student Population to Academic Success
    • Cheryl Huff- OER and Diversity
    • Win Stevens- Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum
    • Christopher Kilmartin- Microaggressions: Be Aware, Learn to Repair, Don’t Just Stand There
  • 2:00-2:45: Block Session 2:
    • Win Stevens- Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum
    • Alex Wagaman- Working with LGBTQ students (part one of 2-hour session)
    • Carolyn Pevey- Privilege and Intersection: Cracking the Codes Video Screening
    • Joan Ehrlich- Disabilities as Cultural Diversity
  • 3:00-3:45: Block Session 3:
    • Jameo Polluck- Working with Veteran Students
    • Alex Wagaman- Working with LGBTQ students (part two of 2-hour session)
    • Monique Colclough- Who’s in the Classroom? Exploring Cognitive Diversity, Engagement, and Student Success
    • Page Durham- 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content
  • 4:00-4:45: Block Session 4:
    • Zachary Daniel- Acquired Brain Injury: Experiencing the World in Pieces at a Time
    • Debra Rezendes- Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Students
    • Carolyn Pevey- Privilege and Intersection: Cracking the Codes Video Screening
    • Chiketta Lane- Cultural Competence and Humility
  • 5:00-6:00: Closing Keynote: George Still, III, Director of Institutional Planning, Effectiveness, and Research, Danville Community College – How bias impacts our interactions with students, the power of deeper relationships
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