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Equity Training Series

The Skyline College Equity Training Series (ETS) is an intentional sequence of experiences designed to equip participants with skills, strategies, and tools in the areas of pedagogy and cultural fluency. The experiences include readings, film screenings, facilitated discussions, workshops, lectures, panels, and group projects. Collectively, these experiences prepare participants for the responsibility of aiding in the professional development of their colleagues.

Equity Training Series 2019

Skyline College will host the next Equity Training Series in the Spring of 2019. Applications will be available in September of 2019.

Participant Outcomes

The goal of ETS is for all participants to incorporate concepts and theories from ETS either into current initiatives or projects on campus, developing a new project, or into various office culture/workspace.

Participant Experience

All of these workshops are hosted on Friday afternoons from 12:00 PM- 3:00PM. Lunch will be provided. The first hour and a half will be the talk/workshop by the designated presenter. The last half of the session is the group discussion and planning on how to apply the new information to their work. The final session will consist of presentations sharing the planned application of the practices discussed during the training.

ETS 2018 Highlights

The inaugural ETS was held from January 26 - May 11.  Workshops were facilitated by scholars/education practitioners and covered a myriad of topics including: Critical Pedagogy, Whiteness in Higher Education, Supporting Men of Color, , Disability in Higher Education and Latinx Student Success. There was a cohort of 40 Skyline College staff, faculty and administrators that engaged in a dynamic professional development experience to increase their knowledge and skills around cultural fluency, pedagogy and educational equity. All participants presented their posters, curricula and mission, vision and values statements at the ETS Recognition Luncheon on May 11th.