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Inclusive, Socially Just Teaching: External Professional Development

Find resources to guide your approach to classroom approaches


Below you will find a curated list of opportunities to further develop inclusive and socially just teaching practices.


Inclusion by Design - October 7, 2022 Universal Design Center (UDC) is thrilled to host its 2nd annual Inclusion by Design Summit. This virtual conference will offer multiple workshops, speed sessions, and a networking session! The Inclusion by Design Summit’s goal is to embrace inclusive design practices and empower others to put them into action in their digital and physical environments. Together, we will explore several topics and frameworks and connect through lessons learned in the pursuit of Taking Action: Small Steps that Lead to Big Results.





Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom from Cornell University – Edx Free Course 

Inclusive Teaching: Supporting all Students from Columbia University – Edx Free Course 

Gender and Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace 

Leading for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education 



Beyond Land Acknowledgements - Self-paced e-course - Land acknowledgements have become a powerful introduction to convocations, graduations, meetings, conferences, and more. Despite the intent, institutions must challenge themselves to move away from performative acts, and move into commitments of real transformative change. In this e-course you will gain actionable ideas and concepts for how to move beyond a performative land acknowledgement and towards genuine relationships with Native community members.

Academic Impressions: Fee based, on-demand and synchronous professional development for faculty and staff. 

GenEq Workshops: Gender and Equality Workshops offered through the University of California, Berkeley. 

Magna Online Seminars and Courses: Fee based, on-demand and synchronous professional development for faculty and administrators. 

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity: Provides tools and mentoring that focus on strategic planning, productivity, work-life balance, and healthy relationships. 

USC Equity Institute: Eight-week institute for 20 university faculty and administrators. Modules are selected from the following categories: foundational understanding of race, race-conscious leadership, assessment and evaluation, teaching and learning, human resources management, strategy and accountability. 



UCLA Implicit Bias Video Series 

Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator from Wheaton College in Massachusetts 

National Center for College Students with Disabilities Resource Library 

Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send 

Racism in Academia 

Accepted to Assimilate: Implications for Racial Mismatch Between Education Ph.D. Students and Their Faculty 

When They See Us: Experiences of Black Males Navigating Historically White Institutions 

Behind the Masks: Uncovering Assumptions, Biases and Stereotypes 

Discovering Common Ground Across Differences: An Innovative Course on Facilitating Difficult Conversations 

Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability 



APA offers several opportunities for learning more about supporting the needs of minoritized people. Find a list of available courses in the document below.