Training and Professional Development

Open to all UMSL employees (faculty, staff, TA’s, GA’s, student staff). You must register with an umsl.edu or umsystem.edu email.

Not sure if these programs are for you? Read what your colleagues have to say about ODEI professional development!

IF you would like to a training for your department or work unit, please send your request to  Dr. Marlo Goldstein Hode via email: marlo@umsl.edu 

Academic Year 2021-2022


DEI in the Academic Workplace – The series is based on the curriculum for Diversity 101 and is divided into three mini-courses. The curriculum is designed to help participants develop the awareness, knowledge, and skills for building a more inclusive working and learning in academic environment.  Click here for more information. 

DEI Short Courses-   These multi-session short courses are designed for those who ready to delve a little deeper in order to enhance knowledge, awareness, and skills for diversity and inclusion. Click here for more information.

Diversity 101 Self-Paced –  This asynchronous online course gives you an opportunity to explore foundational and challenging diversity, equity, and inclusion at your own pace. This is NOT a cohort-based course.     Click here for more information and registration.