Education Professor Completes Training on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Dr. Jie Zhang recently completed various Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training programs offered by the SUNY Center for Professional Development (CPD), SUNY United University Professions (UUP), and New York State United Teachers (NYSUT).

Dr. Jie Zhang (Professor of Special Education) participated in the SUNY CPD Diversity Professional Development Program (2022-23) and received the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning Certificate. She was selected to join the SUNY UUP Capacity Building Team (CBT) Training on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (January - June 2023) and received the Certificate of Completion. In July, Dr. Zhang completed the Safe Zone and Sticks and Stones: Continuing the Conversation Workshops and the Social Justice: Training of Trainers Workshops offered by NYSUT.

Heartfelt thanks go to Dr. Damita Davis and the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for sponsoring part of the CPD Diversity PD program cost. Appreciation also goes to Susie Osher and Lisa Mogle for helping with the registration for the CPD program. In addition, special thanks go to Carolyn Kube, SUNY UUP Vice President for Professionals, and the leadership team, for coordinating the CBT training as well as for making connections with the NYSUT training.

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Posted: July 19, 2023