Training and Professional Development

All ODEI Spring and Summer 2021 Professional Development will take place online.

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!


DEI Core Concepts

This introductory level series provides an opportunity to learn about foundational concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion in a judgement-free zone.  All sessions take place on Zoom for 90 minutes.  Click here for more information.

DEI Short Courses

These 3-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.

DEI Semester+ Long Courses

These courses offer the opportunity for deeper engagement with cohort of peer learners. The courses are designed to be flexible for both synchronous and asynchronous online participation.

Diversity 101                   Click here for more information and registration. 

Anti-racism Learning & Dialogue Series (TBD)

DEI Dialogue Series  (TBD)

CommUnity Conversation (TBD)