Train the Trainer with Dr. Kumea Shorter Gooden

Dr. Kumea Shorter Gooden


The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion will host a Train ther Trainer workshop with Dr. Kumea Shorter Gooden, Principal of Shorter-Gooden Consulting on March 17-18, 2020. The two day workshop will include the following trainings:

How to Support the Retention and Advancement of Underrepresented Faculty (Administrators Closed Session) 

March 17, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - Ballroom M

This session for administrators will foster an understanding of the experiences of
underrepresented faculty, enhance knowledge of best practices in supporting and mentoring
underrepresented faculty, and enable administrators to formulate one step or strategy that they
will carry forward.

Inclusive Pedagogy: How to Effectively Engage Diverse Students

March 17, 2020 - 11:30 AM  - 1:00 PM - Ballroom S

This interactive session for faculty will address what inclusive teaching is, why it is important, and
strategies to teach inclusively. Consideration will be given to what faculty bring to the classroom, what
students bring to the classroom, course content, pedagogical approaches, and classroom dynamics.

Implicit Bias: What it is and What we can Do About it

March 17, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Ballroom M

March 18, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Ballroom S

This interactive session for faculty, staff and students will increase awareness of and knowledge
about implicit bias and microaggressions, heighten understanding of their negative impact on the
campus climate, and foster skills in interrupting bias in order to create an inclusive campus.

Evidence Based Strategies to Reduce Bias in Hiring

March 18, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Ballroom U

This session for faculty and staff will increase knowledge about implicit bias and its impact on the
faculty and staff search and selection process. Evidence-based practices to mitigate bias and to
hire inclusively will be provided.


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