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New Employee-Faculty Orientation Program

New Employee-Faculty Orientation Program
for Faculty and Staff

Professional Development, an institution-wide effort underway since September 2005, strengthens the College's integrity in its internal processes and enhances the community. The the New Employee-Faculty Orientation Initiative for faculty and staff includes efforts in response to many TC voices requesting professional development. The Program includes: Introduction to TC, the Information Privacy Compliance Trainings addressing the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Promoting Mutual Respect and Preventing Workplace Harassment (Sexual Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training), Title IX, and Cultural and Racial Microaggressions.  To RSVP, please contact Lenore Karo in the Office for Diversity and Community Affairs (karo@tc.columbia.edu, x3391).
 

New Employee and Faculty Orientation Series - Spring 2014

The Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs presents

The New Employee and Faculty Orientation Series in Three Parts:

Part I: An Introduction to Teachers College and Federal Information Privacy Compliance Training: FERPA (Family Educational, Rights & Privacy Act and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act) Mandatory

This Workshop is Open to All Current Employees

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, 179 Grace Dodge


Part II: Cultural and Racial Microaggressions Workshop for Faculty and Staff Strongly Recommended

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, 229 Thompson

This Workshop is Open to All Current Employees

Discover how brief and commonplace daily verbal and behavioral indignities can have a huge impact on others.


Part III:  Promoting Mutual Respect and Preventing Workplace Harassment & Title IX Mandatory

This Workshop is Open to All Current Employees

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, 179 Grace Dodge

An interactive session created to promote awareness of laws and institutional procedures about sexual harassment, anti-discrimination, and other forms of bias and harassment, plus a timely update regarding changes to the Title IX statute.

EmpOrient-Spring2014.pdf

*Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations including, but not limited to sign language interpretation, Braille or large print materials, and a campus map of accessible features. Address these requests to OASID at extension 3689 or via email at ws_oasid@exchange.tc.columbia.edu.