Professional Development

  • Cultural Competency


    "Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected." -Kofi Annan, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Laureate.


    ASD's Equity & Compliance Office offers Cultural Competency training ideal for teachers, teacher leaders, administrators, and support staff. To maximize on the group learning experience, the training covers:


    • defining your one’s culture of origin;
    • creating inclusive environments;
    • bridging cultural gaps;
    • and fostering positive interactions with diverse populations.


    Equity ad Antiracism in Education Book Study


    A five-week one-credit course on the issues of equity in public education, the purpose of the Equity and Anti-racism in Education course is to gather colleagues to delve into sentiments, reflections, identity and belonging theories, and practice of anti-racism principles. This one credit course is listed in both MLP and the UAA Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) catalog.


    For more information on these courses, please contact Equity & Compliance Administrative Assistant Natalie Morton for more information via email at