Professional Development


Cultural Competency

'Project Implicit,' (Harvard) - Cultural Compentency online quizzes and self-testing
Description on site: "Here you will have the opportunity to assess your conscious and unconscious preferences for over 90 different topics ranging from pets to political issues, ethnic groups to sports teams, and entertainers to styles of music." This site contains 1) the demo for the Implicit Association Test; learn more about implicit associations and try out some sample tasks. Or, go directly to the featured task: 'Professions IAT.' 2) the research site for Project Implicit; participate in on-going research measuring implicit associations for a variety of topics.
Cultural Competency resource: The Teaching Tolerance website
Professional development info, teaching kits, classroom materials, and various resources for teaching about tolerance.
Cultural Competency resource: The National Center for Cultural Competence
site for The National Center for Cultural Competence is hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development. Articles and resources pertaining to Articles, Checklists, Guides and Planning Tools, Monographs, Multimedia, Policy Briefs, Promising Practices, Tools etc.
Cultural Competency resource: "Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts" Video
A video and materials to aid in training/learning how to speak up - communications and strategies to combat stereotypes.
Cultural Competency resource: "I Celebrate Diversity" website
This site contains items to purchase; also has links to lesson plans to use with youth, college students, and more.

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