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November 2016

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FULL Diversity Training (Modules 1-4)
November 19, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Diversity Training: 7.0 hours PD Credit (sign up at PD Central); breakfast and lunch provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 1: Understanding Diversity
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities
Focus of Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs
• Explain the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identify core values
• Identify the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed
Focus of Module 3: Reacting to Differences
• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

Focus of Module 4: Valuing Diversity
• Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments

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Diversity: Modules I-IV

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Diversity: Module III

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Know Your Contract

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