Please join us for
The Dean's Second Annual Retreat on Inclusive Pedagogy
This Year's Focus is on Disability and Accessibility.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
All faculty and instructional staff are encouraged to attend!
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Jeanne Kincaid, Esq. (Drummond Woodsum)
"Aligning Accessibility with Amherst's Mission of Diversity and Inclusion"
11:00 a.m. Jodi Foley (Amherst College)
"Accommodations at Amherst"
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Faculty Panel on Inclusive Classroom Practice
Kristin Bumiller (Political Science), Nick Horton (Statistics),
Sheila Jaswal (Chemistry), Christopher Kingston (Economics),
Rick Lopez (History), Kiara Vigil (American Studies)
2:00 p.m. Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D. (University of Washington)
"Universal Design: Enhancing Excellence through Inclusion"
"Getting Started: How to Implement Inclusive Practices in the Classroom"
4:00 p.m. Reception and Resource Fair