Workshops and Events

The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) provides and coordinates professional development activities for our faculty and staff across our campus. Professional development happens in a variety of ways on our campus and beyond.

Learn how to create and develop an inclusive and more representative curriculum and an inclusive classroom environment through a variety of mediums including workshopsindividual and group learning sessions, and online resources. 

The events listed here include all campus-wide professional development events that may be of interest to you. You can register for events by visiting the Workshop Schedule. We are also encouraging faculty and administrators to participate in Columbia University's Inclusive Excellence Teaching Course. Registration is free. For more information visit the Inclusive Teaching EdX registration page. 

Feel free to suggest topics for workshops or request training sessions designed for your work group.

Upcoming Events

Jan 20

Inclusive Teaching Includes You Too: Teacher Value in a Student-Centered World

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Online in Zoom

In our quest to be student-centered, we can end up making choices that overwhelm us with their unsustainability. That is, it's easier to be a "sage on the stage" than it is to meet students where they are. In this session, we'll discuss how to stay student-centered while avoiding burnout.
Jan 20

Inclusive Teaching Includes You Too: Teacher Value in a Student-Centered World

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Online in Zoom

In our quest to be student-centered, we can end up making choices that overwhelm us with their unsustainability. That is, it's easier to be a "sage on the stage" than it is to meet students where they are. In this session, we'll discuss how to stay student-centered while avoiding burnout.
Jan 20

Inclusive Teaching Includes You Too: Teacher Value in a Student-Centered World

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Online in Zoom

In our quest to be student-centered, we can end up making choices that overwhelm us with their unsustainability. That is, it's easier to be a "sage on the stage" than it is to meet students where they are. In this session, we'll discuss how to stay student-centered while avoiding burnout.
Jan 26

Disability as Identity: Accessibility as Inclusion

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Online in Zoom

In a partnership between the IE Team and the Office of Disability Resources, Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) and Maranda Maxey (Director of the Office of Disability Resources) are offering a workshop on the intersections of disability as identity and accessibility as inclusion. This workshop pushes us past a compliance-only approach and integrates accessibility with inclusion.
Jan 26

Disability as Identity: Accessibility as Inclusion

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Online in Zoom

In a partnership between the IE Team and the Office of Disability Resources, Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) and Maranda Maxey (Director of the Office of Disability Resources) are offering a workshop on the intersections of disability as identity and accessibility as inclusion. This workshop pushes us past a compliance-only approach and integrates accessibility with inclusion.
Feb 4

Disability as Identity: Accessibility as Inclusion

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Online in Zoom

In a partnership between the IE Team and the Office of Disability Resources, Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) and Maranda Maxey (Director of the Office of Disability Resources) are offering a workshop on the intersections of disability as identity and accessibility as inclusion. This workshop pushes us past a compliance-only approach and integrates accessibility with inclusion.
Feb 4

Disability as Identity: Accessibility as Inclusion

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Online in Zoom

In a partnership between the IE Team and the Office of Disability Resources, Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) and Maranda Maxey (Director of the Office of Disability Resources) are offering a workshop on the intersections of disability as identity and accessibility as inclusion. This workshop pushes us past a compliance-only approach and integrates accessibility with inclusion.
Feb 11

Black Male Brilliance: Drawing on Strengths of Black Males in the Classroom

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Online in Zoom

This workshop shares the findings from research published by Dr. Will Sheppard (Associate Director of Intercultural Student Affairs) and Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) on high-achieving Black male college students. Implications for faculty and the classroom will be offered. Registration Link
Feb 11

Black Male Brilliance: Drawing on Strengths of Black Males in the Classroom

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Online in Zoom

This workshop shares the findings from research published by Dr. Will Sheppard (Associate Director of Intercultural Student Affairs) and Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) on high-achieving Black male college students. Implications for faculty and the classroom will be offered. Registration Link
Feb 11

Black Male Brilliance: Drawing on Strengths of Black Males in the Classroom

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Online in Zoom

This workshop shares the findings from research published by Dr. Will Sheppard (Associate Director of Intercultural Student Affairs) and Dr. Brandy Bryson (Director of Inclusive Excellence) on high-achieving Black male college students. Implications for faculty and the classroom will be offered. Registration Link