Course Schedule

2013-2014 EOAA Workshop and Training Schedule

Date Course

 March 6, 2014

  Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit 

   April 16, 2014      Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, & Response
   April 22, 2014

  Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace (UMConnect Workshop)

   April 24, 2014      Incorporating Equity & Diversity into the Job Performance

 


Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

Bullying behavior affects morale, productivity, creativity, and retention in work and learning environments. In this workshop we will describe the harmful effects of bullying, consider how it is often seen as discriminatory, and identify steps to promptly and effectively address it.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty and Staff. 

 

Date: September 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Location: 655 McNamara Alumni Center
Date: April 22, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:30pm. Location: 665 McNamara Alumni Center (UMConnect Workshop)  *Please NOTICE room change. 

 

Click here to register for workshop (Phone: 612/624-9547; email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


EOAA Liaison Fall Meeting 2013

Fall EOAA Liaison meeting. Updates and discussion on EOAA-related topics.

 

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: EOAA Liaisons, Supporters and other interested University staff.

Date: October 10, 2013, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mississippi Room Coffman Memorial Union

 

Click here to register. (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Incorporating Equity and Diversity in the Search Process

This workshop describes how to incorporate equity and diversity throughout all stages in the search process, including writing a position description and interview questions, using diverse recruiting sources, understanding your unit’s Affirmative Action goals and workforce statistics, and recordkeeping.

 

Facilitators: Michael O'Day, Kimberly Hewitt
Audience: All University staff involved in the search process.

Date: September 24, 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location: 655 East McNamara

 

Click here to register for workshop. (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.

 

Incorporating Equity & Diversity into the Job Performance

In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for making equity and diversity part of your everyday work. We will talk about incorporating equity and diversity into position descriptions, job performance, and the classroom and/or workplace. We will also address how to discuss equity and diversity in the performance evaluation process -- both as an employee and as a supervisor.

 

Facilitator: Kimberly Hewitt, Michael O'Day
Audience: Supervisors, administrators, faculty.

 

Date: April 24, 2014, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 665 McNamara

 

Click here to register for workshop. (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Religious Accommodation at the University of Minnesota

The University has an obligation to prevent mistreatment based upon religious preference and to accommodate individuals for their religious needs. In this interactive workshop we will explore rights and responsibilities, University policies, and state and federal law pertaining to religious discrimination and reasonable accommodations. Gain insight into the type of claims that may arise and how requests for accommodation should be handled.

 

Facilitator Maria Eustaquio and Gabrielle Mead
Audience: Faculty, supervisors, administrators.

 

Date: October 9, 2013, 9:00 am - 11:00 am (Cancelled)
Location: 120 Andersen Hall

 

Click here to register for workshop. (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response

In this workshop, we will define and identify sexual harassment and learn the signs of potential sexual harassment. We will also discuss strategies for preventing and responding to sexual harassment, including the formal complaint process and corrective action that can help remedy sexual harassment situations in the classroom or on the job.

 

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All members of the University community.

 

Date: November 5, 2013,  1:00 pm  - 3:30pm.  Location: 655 McNamara Alumni Center
Date: February 4, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Location: Minnesota Commons Room (102), St. Paul Student Center (UMConnect Workshop)
Date: April 16, 2014, 1:30 pm  - 3:30 pm. Location: 120 Andersen Library

 

Click here for register for workshop. (Phone: 612-624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Supervisors’ EOAA Toolkit

This workshop provides practical tools for supervisors to identify, prevent and respond to potential discrimination, harassment, retaliation and nepotism.  In this highly interactive workshop, supervisors will practice identifying inappropriate behaviors in hypothetical scenarios.  Supervisors will also learn effective strategies for responding to complaints from supervisees, and will practice these strategies in team role-playing activities.  

 

Facilitators: Tina Marisam, Michael O'Day
Audience: All members of the University community.

 

Date: October 15, 2013. Location: 665 McNamara Alumni Center
Date: March 6, 2014, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Location: 655 McNamara Alumni Center (UMConnect Workshop)

 

Click here to register for workshop. (Phone: 612-624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.