All Staff and Faculty are Invited to Professional Development Day, Fall 2023

August 11, 2023

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join us for Professional Development Day, Fall 2023 on Friday, August 18 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. A complimentary breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. in the Van Duzer Theater and a complimentary lunch will be served at 12 p.m. in the Art Quad. Please RSVP using the linked form by Friday, August 11: Registration Form. All attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation.

The theme of PD Day, Fall 2023 is: 


The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, in partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning and the University Senate, invites the campus community to join us for Professional Development Day 2023 to reflect on Cal Poly Humboldt’s future as a model for diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice.

Cultural Transformation is embedded into Cal Poly Humboldt’s Strategic Plan and relies on every faculty and staff member to make meaningful strides toward racial equity, student success, welcoming, and belonging. Join us in our work toward a common goal of making Cal Poly Humboldt equitable, just, and inclusive.

Body Percussionist Jason Nious will open the event, followed by Keynote Speaker Clyde Wilson Pickett of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) and the University of Pittsburgh's Vice Chancellor of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Dr. Wilson Pickett will introduce us to NADOHE's Framework for Advancing Anti-Racism Strategies on Campus.

Breakout sessions will follow the keynote address and we invite all faculty and staff to join us for this important campus dialogue in leveraging anti-racism for cultural transformation at Cal Poly Humboldt.

Additional information can be found at: CTL's PD Day Web Page

We look forward to seeing you there!

With gratitude, 

The ODEI Leadership Team

The Center for Teaching and Learning

The University Senate

The Institutional Anti-Racism Action Plan Task Force

Contact us at the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at, or call (707) 826-4503


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