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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 Dempsey Simonis in the Office for Diversity and Community Affairs (Djs2193@tc.columbia.edu, x3391).
 

New Employee and Faculty Orientation Series - Fall 2015

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

The New Employee and Faculty Orientation Series in Three Parts:

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

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.

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Horace Mann 150

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Grace Dodge 179

This Workshop is Open to All Current Employees

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. 


Part III:  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

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Horace Mann 150

Learn  about student privacy laws.

*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.