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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 Application

Skyline College will host the next Equity Training Series in the Spring of 2019. Applications are available online and due by December 14th. If you have any questions, contact Katrina Pantig at pantigk@smccd.edu 

ETS 2019 Schedule

DATE

TOPIC

PRESENTER

January 18, 2019

Equity in Education

Dean Lasana O. Hotep

February 8, 2019

Critical Pedagogy

Dr. Michael Benitez Jr.

February 22, 2019

Undocumented Student Support

Dr. Genevieve Negron Gonzales

March 8, 2019

White Fragility in the Academy

Dr. Robin DiAngelo

April 12, 2019

Disability in Higher Education

Isabel Dees

April 26, 2019

Pin@y Student Success

Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales

May 3, 2019

Transformative STEM Education

Dr. Roni Ellington

May 10, 2019

ETS Recognition Ceremony

ETS 2019 Cohort

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.

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