Registration is also open for the Pathway to Law Professional Development Workshop, held on Friday, February 24, 2017 in conjunction with the Pathway to Law Summit. The event will be held at UC Irvine School of Law, and will focus on the concepts of implicit bias and stereotype threat - how to recognize in the classroom and learn strategies to reduce the effects in order to maximize student performance. The workshop is open to Community College Faculty Champions, Advisory Board members and community college administrators.
Complete the Pathway to Law Summit registration form to register for this event.
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 10AM - 6PM
Location: UC Irvine School of Law
"Maximizing Student Performance by Reducing the Effects of Implicit Bias and Stereotype Threat"
Kimberly Papillon, Esq. and Professor Rodney O. Fong
During this interactive course you will learn about implicit bias and stereotype threat, where they come from, how they affect individuals or groups, how they impact the individual’s thinking and processing, and how they can impede student performance. Also, you will be able to recognize it in your students, identify any materials, locations, actions or words that might trigger the effects, and learn strategies to reduce the effects in order to maximize their performance. Finally, you will be able share the concepts to your colleagues and students so they can be empowered to make the appropriate changes themselves.