This virtual workshop equips educators with tools to enhance their understanding of students and their learning processes, leading to improved performance.

As a result of attending this workshop participants will be able to:
  • Strengthen their ability to improve academic and social development of diverse learners.
  • Create culturally responsive learning communities.
  • Use culturally responsive teaching as a response to social and societal issues.
  • Successfully engage parents and students to help them feel welcomed and valued

This course contains no sessions
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The Chicago Southland Educator Second Annual Conference - 2024

Focus: Teacher Retention

Course Fee: $199

Dates: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Times: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Course Description:  The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, in partnership with the College of Education, presents the first annual conference in the Chicago Southland to address strategies to increase teacher diversity.

Thursday, June 13, 2024, Governors State University
Join us for this interactive workshop to learn more about earning credit by prior learning.

Monday, April 15, 2024, Live Online Evening Session

Dinner Event for Fostering Educational and Vocational Success for Young Adults with Disabilities

Dinner Fee: $25 

Dates: March 13, 2024

Times: 5 to 6 p.m. 

Course Description: 

Join us for dinner after the conference to generate ideas for what's next in our efforts to foster educational and vocational success. Dinner will conclude in time for guests to secure their seats for the presentation. This dinner is ticketed ($25) and limited capacity.  

To purchase dinner tickets only, please contact, 708.534.4099. 


Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Fostering Success Conference 2024 - 5.0 hours

Course Fee: $100 for general public, $25 for GSU students

Dates: March 13, 2024

Times: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Course Description: 

Supporters of young adults with disabilities, join us at Governors State University for the College of Health and Human Services Fostering Success Conference 2024. You will have the opportunity to learn about evidence-based practices and connect with members of the community focused on providing resources for people with disabilities. 

Exhibitor Registration here.


Wednesday, March 13, 2024, Governors State University

A Professional Development Opportunity for Faculty and Staff

The S.E.E.D.S. Professional Development Program exemplifies principles that support employees in their path of career and professional development. The program recognizes the importance of employee learning and training as well as the benefits of providing access to resources.

This course contains no sessions
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Please join us for an information session on grant money and funding opportunities to continue your education.

This course contains no sessions
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Trauma and Resilience Across the Lifespan, this course is meant to expand clinicians' understanding of integrated care perspective to working with trauma and resilience

July 1, 2023 to July 24, 2024, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board