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Education and Training


  • Mason's Preventing Sexual Harassment Online Training - Our interactive on-line training program. This training tool provides an excellent opportunity for employees and students to better understand what constitutes sexual harassment and remain current on sexual harassment policies and laws.       
  • Search Committee Briefing - One hour training covers the steps in Mason's hiring process, including best practices for conducting the process legally and efficiently.
  • SUPERvisor Series - Comprehensive program topics include cultural awareness, review Mason's EEO and discrimination policies, and review the disability policy at Mason, including reasonable accommodations.  
  • Cultural Awareness to Cultural Competency - This interactive and experiential training begins to explore skills that go beyond recognition of cultural differences and the best methods to adapt or address these differences that diverse groups experience.
  • Ethics Training - This session reviews and applies applicable laws, Mason's values and Code of Ethics; discusses tools effective to address ethical dilemmas.
  • Equal Opportunity (EO) & Affirmative Action (AA) - This information session gives insight into Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Topics include: The definition of EO and AA, as well as how both are applicable in higher education and the workplace.
  • Title IX Training - This training provides an overview of the law, responsibilities of individuals, appropriate/inappropriate behavior and steps to take to address inappropriate behavior of others.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Disability and Employment - This course provides an overview of the employment provisions of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 (Title 1) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1993 (section 504). It covers: The rights and responsibilities of employers and employees; Definitions of "disability"; the process for identifying and providing reasonable accommodations; How to troubleshoot job performance and safety issues; Pre-employment do's and don'ts; Requirements concerning medical information and confidentiality; What happens when someone files a complaint. 
  • Bias Reduction - This course introduces strategies for recognizing and responding to our own Biases
  • Custom Trainings - We continue to offer custom training sessions for individual departments, offices or centers.