The Southeastern Conference (SEC), the University of Florida and the International Mentoring Association (IMA) are pleased to offer this three-part series that provides faculty and staff with tools for effective multicultural mentoring. Participants who take all three live sessions will earn a certificate in multicultural mentoring. Information on UF registration is provided below. SEC participants can register using the links provided below the information for each session.
Fall 2021 registation for UF faculty and staff will be manged through the Center for Teaching Excellence Passport to Great Teaching portal. This system will allow participants to earn passport points for participation in the certificate. To register follow these steps:
Information about the sessions is provided below.
To receive your certificate:
1. Record your participation here: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9TDGHNlag0BzluS
2. After recording your participation, you will receive a link to a brief survey.
3. After completing the survey, you will receive a link to the certificate to which you can add your name.
September 14, 2021
12:00 - 1:30 PM EST
Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring
In this session, Lisa Fain, co-author of the book, Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring (2020), and CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence will provide practical tips for cross-cultural mentoring.
October 15, 2021
12:00 - 1:30 PM EST
Equity Based Mentorship and Supporting Early Career Scholars of Color
Dr. Kimberly Griffin
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs
College of Education at the University of Maryland
Please note: Dr. Griffin's session was session 3 in the summer offering of this certificate.
November 15, 2021
12:00 - 1:30 PM EDT
Why Mentoring Matters for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Moving from Research to Practice
Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D.
Acting Dean and Professor of Business
Administration, University of Pittsburgh Honors College
Please note: Dr. Murrell's session was session 2 in the summer 2021 offering of this certificate
Yes. Because the session are interactive, live participation is an important part of the course content.
Recordings will be made available to registered attendees after the session. Watching the recording does not count toward completion of the certificate.
Yes. Each session stands alone and can be attended without having participated in the previous session(s).
This series is not for academic or continuing education credit. The certificate may be included in your CV or resume to document your participation in this skill building series.
No. This series is offered as a free resource to interested UF faculty and staff. The associated costs are covered by the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer.
Bridging differences for better mentoring: lean forward, learn and leverage. Fain, L. Z., and Zachary, L. 2020. Berrett-Koehler Publishing Inc.
Uncovering the cultural dynamics in mentoring programs and relationships: enhancing practice and research. Kochran, F., Kenr, A. M., and Green, A. M. 2014. Information Age Publishing.
Diversity across the disciplines: research on people, policy, process and paradigm. Murrell, A. J., Petrie-Wyman, J. L., and Soudi, A., 2019. Information Age Publishing.
Mentoring dilemmas: developmental relationships within multicultural organizations. Murrell, A. J., and Crosby, F. J. 1999. Psychology Press.
The elements of mentoring. Johnson, W. B., and Ridley, C. R. 2018. St. Martin's Press.
The mentor's guide: facilitating effective learning relationships. 2nd ed. Zachary, L. J. 2016. Jossey-Bass.
The mentee's guide: making mentoring work for you. Zachary, L. J. 2009. Jossey-Bass.