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Got a Minute?

The “Got a Minute” series during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) that focuses on different aspects of sexual assault. Presentations are in collaboration with Safe Passage, Wellness Promotion and Gender and Sexuality Resource Center


Creating a Respectful Workplace

Few can forget the famous Aretha Franklin song, R-E-S-P-E-C-T.  Engage in a lively, interactive workshop where you will learn how collegiality relates to respect, how workplace bullying can affect the team and gain knowledge on how to help create a more respectful workplace.

All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to aaec_training@niu.edu 

Facilitator: Rose M. J. Henton, Director of Coordinated Training, Education and Outreach Programs


OK or NO WAY!

“OK or NO WAY!” is focused on inspiring students to have conversations around what is consent; and what positive, healthy relationships really look like. During the activity, students will view short videos focused on varying aspects of relationships, and then work in small teams to discuss what was portrayed as either “OK” or “NO WAY!” This fun, interactive session involves students in viewing consent and relationship scenarios from many different angles to develop a better understanding of why consent is important and why it is necessary.

For more information contact aaec_training@niu.edu. 


I Can Do It! I’m not Disabled just Differently-Abled

An interactive training for Employees on what is and is not a disability, how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides protections for differently-abled individuals, what protected categories are, how to approach your supervisor when you need an accommodation, and what your responsibilities are in engaging with the ADA Coordinator and your supervisor concerning your needs.  

This class is open to anyone but, is directed to employees interested in learning more about the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it relates to their employment. 

Facilitator: Susan Swegle, Assistant Director of Training, Education and Outreach Programs


What Everyone Ought to Know About Title IX/Sexual Misconduct, But Were Afraid To Ask

Ever wonder what Title IX is really all about and who it affects? Did you know most NIU employees are responsible for reporting Title IX incidents? Learn how to be a responsible employee, what is considered sexual misconduct, what consent really means, how to report a situation and how to help victims/survivors.  Bring your questions and don’t be afraid to ask!

This class is open to anyone and departments or organizations can request this training for their department.

Facilitator: Susan Swegle, Assistant Director of Training, Education and Outreach Programs


Building a Culture of Non-Discrimination

What makes up a person’s culture?  Why do we sometimes pretend that cultures, differences and discrimination don’t exist?  In this session, participants will learn practical information about culture and discrimination to help encourage relationship building, valuing differences and building a community and culture of non-discrimination.  Who is doing this training?

This class is open to anyone and departments or organizations can request this training for their department.

Facilitator: Rose M. J. Henton, Director of Coordinated Training, Education and Outreach Programs


Meeting the Needs of Students and Employees who are Differently-Abled

Supervisors and Faculty will learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), protected categories, when to contact the ADA Coordinator for assistance and how to un-complicate the process of assisting individuals who are differently-abled.

This class is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Americans with Disabilities Act but, is directed to those who supervise, instruct and teach employees and/or students.

Facilitator: Susan Swegle, Assistant Director of Training, Education and Outreach Programs


Search Procedure Training: Recruiting Faculty and Staff at NIU

This interactive workshop will cover strategies and best practices for recruiting a diverse qualified applicant pool.  Participants will receive sample forms and templates for conducting an efficient and successful search.  This session will cover interview guidelines, posting the advertisement, completing the Part II, Civil Service Hiring Record, and utilizing technology to conduct a search. 

This class is open to anyone but, is directed to employees who process the hiring paperwork, participate on search committees, chair search committees, and/or serve as the hiring official for the search process will find this training most helpful.

Facilitator: Roselyn Snell, Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

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