The Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office offers several education and training opportunities throughout the year.
If you have questions about whether you have completed your required trainings, NDSU provides a Track Training application to assist employees and supervisors with training compliance. Visit https://apps.ndsu.edu/tracktraining/ for more information.
Mandatory Equal Opportunity/Title IX Training Requirements for NDSU Employees
- All full-time employees must complete the mandatory in-person Equal Opportunity/Title IX Training. Attending an in-person session meets this training obligation for three years. This training may also be available through Zoom, which counts as in-person training.
- New employees are required to complete in-person Equal Opportunity/Title IX training within 60 days of their employment start date.
- Due to additional reporting and employee oversight responsibilities, beginning July 1, 2019, all supervisors (includes chairs, heads, deans, and directors - individuals with assigned supervisory duties over a unit) must complete the mandatory in-person Supervisor Supplement training. Attending an in-person session meets the training obligation for one year. This training may also be available through Zoom, which counts as in-person training.
- Links to register for in-person training as listed below.
- In-person Equal Opportunity/Title IX Training sessions are offered each month. Employees must register in advance to attend a training session. Employees must bring their employee ID card or employee number to receive credit for the training. You must be present for the entirety of the training to receive credit for the training. Please note that completion of Equal Opportunity/Title IX training will be tracked in Track Training. Certificates of completion will not be provided.
- In-person Supervisor Supplement: Equal Opportunity/Title IX Training sessions are offered each month. Employees must register in advance to attend a training session. Employees must bring their employee ID or employee number to receive credit for the training. You must be present for the entirety of the training to receive credit for the training. Please note that completion of Supervisor Supplement: Equal Opportunity/Title IX training will be tracked in Track Training. Certificates of completion will not be provided.
- Additional training not listed on the Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office website may be requested. The Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office may schedule training as time and room availability allows.
Other Training Opportunities
Three levels of Safe Zone Ally Training are offered throughout the year. Participants are asked to take these sessions sequentially, as the information is scaffolded. Training descriptions are available at the Safe Zone website - www.ndsu.edu/safezone If your student organization, academic department, or administrative unit is interested in scheduling Safe Zone trainings outside those already scheduled, please contact Angela Fowler, Academic Personnel Coordinator.
|Safe Zone I: Sex, Sexuality, and Allyship||September 21st||1-3pm in Sahnish room||Register Here|
|Safe Zone II: Allyship and Gender Identity and Expression||September 28th||1-3pm in Sahnish room||Register Here|
|Safe Zone III: Upstander||October 5th||1-2:30pm in Sahnish room||Register Here|
Community of Respect
The objective of the Community of Respect seminars are to teach individual participants about cultural differences and to encourage them to think critically about the impact of their cultural values in their relationships with others. The curriculum is organized into four separate modules with distinct learning outcomes outlined in each.
Module 1: Cultural and Cultural Diversity is a self awareness learning experience that explores the fact that everyone has cultural values. The learning outcomes of Module 1 will lead participants to:
- Identify their own culture
- Be able to articulate how their culture differs from others
- Understand the trouble with stereotypes
- Learn about how to overcome unconscious bias.
Module 2: Redefining Diversity is an interactive session that focuses on three primary learning outcomes:
- Increasing awareness of one's unconscious biases
- Looking at diversity through a new lens
- Exploring one's own identity through self-reflection.
Module 3: Microaggressions is focused on the following learning outcomes:
- Understanding microaggressions and their impact
- Relating personal experiences about microaggressions
- Recognizing and addressing microaggressions.
Module 4: Confronting Bias addresses the ways in which people can positively confront bias when they see it, including:
- Bystander effect
- How to be an Upstander
- Examples and scenarios for being an Upstander.
|Module 1||October 6th||9-11am in Hidatsa room||Register Here|
|9-11am in Sahnish room||Register Here|
|Module 3||October 20th||9-11am in Room of Nations||Register Here|
|Module 4||October 27th||9-10:30am in Sahnish room||Register Here|