Critical Conversations on Diversity Matters Event Series

School of Education & Human Development | Texas A&M University

The SEHD Critical Conversations on Diversity Matters Event Series was officially launched in Fall 2021 by the Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIE) — formerly known as ODDI — in the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) with three primary aims:
Create meaningful dialogue
Encourage honest self-reflection
Elevate critical consciousness and action
These events are delivered in various formats (virtual and in-person) from individual or multiple speakers to panel discussions or symposiums that consists of people from within and outside of the TAMU community.

Past Events

Fall 2021

Presenter: Dr. Ebony O. McGee, Professor of Diversity and STEM Education at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development.

Topic: Race Consciousness: Understandings and Strategies to Counter Racism in STEM

Spring 2022

Presenter: Nicole Tucker-Smith, Founder and CEO of Lessoncast Learning, a leading technology supported platform that helps schools put equity-related professional learning into classroom practice.

Topic: Intersections of Equity and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Higher Education.

Future Events

Future events in this series will continue to critically engage timely and relevant topics that challenge individuals and organizations within the TAMU system, Bryan-College Station community, and beyond to grapple with and address matters related to climate, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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