Disability and Accessibility

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Dean's Retreat on Inclusive Pedagogy offers an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues before the semester begins, explore pedagogical ideas, and celebrate our teaching and learning successes.

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Provost's Retreat Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017, 9:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M., LORD JEFFREY INN

8:30 am:  Breakfast

9:00 am:  Jeanne Kincaid, Esq. (Drummond Woodsum) - "Aligning Accessibility with Amherst's Mission of Diversity and Inclusion"

11:00 am:  Jodi Foley (Amherst College) - "Accommodations at Amherst"

12:00 pm:  Lunch

1:00 pm:  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 pm:  Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D. (University of Washington) - "Universal Design:  Enhancing Excellence through Inclusion" and "Getting Started:  How to Implement Inclusive Practices in the Classroom"

4:00 pm:  Reception and Resource Fair