2024 Webinars

An Instructional-Workforce Framework for Coordinated Change in Undergraduate Education Webinar

Monday, January 29th, 2024 at 9-10 am PT | 10-11 am MT | 11 am - 12 pm CT | 12-1 pm ET


Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Stanford University and Dr. Mark Lee, Spelman College

How can we systemically support ALL who teach, including Visiting faculty, Instructors, Teaching assistants, Adjunct faculty, Lecturers (VITAL faculty) and full-time/non-contingent faculty? In this webinar, we will share an overview of the Instructional-Workforce Framework and build on it together, with a particular focus on its application toward justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and toward aligning incentives with systemic change, in participants' higher education contexts.

STEM Leadership Series: Excellence, Catalysts for Change, and Inclusive Impact

Monday, March 18th, April 15th, and May 20th, 2024 at 11 am-12 pm PT | 12-1 pm MT | 1-2 pm CT | 2-3 pm ET


March webinar: Shirley Malcom, Director of the SEA Change initiative at AAAS and Holden Thorp, Editor-in-Chief at Science; April webinar: Zakiya Wilson Kennedy, Louisiana State University and Santa Ono, Univerisity of Michigan; May webinar: April Hill, Bates College

Transforming STEM necessitates a collaborative effort involving STEM professionals, policymakers, and stakeholders committed to taking actionable steps in cultivating a productive and inclusive community. Through the exploration of innovative ideas, curriculum materials, policy revisions, and network leveraging, leaders can drive meaningful changes to advance initiatives within their institutions. This series will delve into the strategies employed by influential leaders in the field who have successfully spearheaded the transformation of STEM.