The Dean's Second Annual Retreat on Inclusive Pedagogy

Disability and Accessibility

Thursday, August 31, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Speaker Profiles and Speaker Videos available

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 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