In this 2 hour session, we will cover common vocabulary, personal identity, stereotypes, microaggressions, how to have difficult conversations, and other resources on how to serve a diverse student population. For upcoming workshop sessions, please visit the Professional Development webpage.
If you would like to RSVP for an upcoming workshop, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This four-hour session covers the basics of how to be an ally and/or safe person for our LGBTQ students and employees. This ses-sion includes a panel discussion which allows participants to hear the real-life experiences of our LGBTQ+ community at OTC. Lunch is provided. To reserve a seat, please email email@example.com.
Age Diversity and Stereotypes
In this workshop we will explore common stereotypes and myths around aging and review research regarding the damage those stereotypes have caused. Facilitator: Eloise Thomas No RSVP required.
U.S. Military Veterans as Students
This is a panel session with students who are military veterans sharing their stories, concerns, and resources. Topics of discussion include how the adult student learns, how being a military veteran affects learning, and what resources are available at OTC for students who are military veterans. No RSVP required.
Multi-Cultural Panel Discussion
This is a Q and A session with employees and students from a variety of cultural/ethnic identities. Participants are encouraged to come to hear individual stories, concerns and suggestions for creating an inclusive environment at OTC. No RSVP required.
Diverse Faiths and Belief Systems
In this two-hour session, we will cover vocabulary, spectrums, stereotypes, and exploration of various religious identities. We will provide resources that help serve our diverse student population. Facilitators: Jordan Schreiber and Terri Fahnestock To reserve a seat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee and Conversation
Do you speak Spanish or French? Every Friday, students have the opportunity to interact in a language lab directed by our lan-guage tutors. Stop by, play games and practice conversation skills
Please Report Harassment and Discrimination
It is very important that OTC is a safe environment for ALL of our faculty, staff and students. If you ever witness or are the victim of harassment, violence or discrimination, please report it immediately via OTC Cares.