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DEI Ambassador



Diversity Facilitation Training

  • How do I become a diversity education facilitator?

    Diversity Education facilitators are individuals that have been designated as a Diversity Ambassador and has completed Diversity Education Facilitators Training (DEFT).

    DEFT includes the following:

    • Participating in the DEFT sessions
    • Shadowing courses facilitated by the Diversity Education Director
    • Co-facilitate a course with an existing facilitator until they are comfortable and ready to facilitate independently

  • When are Diversity Education Facilitator Trainings held?

    Infrequently. Diversity Education Facilitator training is offered on an as needed basis. Information regarding DEFT will be communicated only to current Diversity Ambassadors.

  • Are diversity education facilitators paid?

    No. Diversity Education facilitators serve on a volunteer basis and as their schedule permits.

  • What are the requirements for education facilitators?

    Facilitators are expected to facilitate at least two courses a semester and demonstrate an awareness of current issues in the DEI landscape.


Diversity Education Courses


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