Training and Workshops

Requests to host a Tuesday @ 2 training can be made by any current member or committee. The training committee request that the following steps be followed when requesting a training session and date.
1. Please check the date on the EASFAA calendar to verify if the date is free of other activities. 
2. Please have requested date, session topic/title, description, presenter, and presenter bio information ready upon requesting the training.
3. Complete the Training Session Request Form found below. Once submitted the Tuesday @ 2 chairs will review your request and be in touch.

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Gender Inclusivity

April 30, 2024 @ 2:00 PM EST

In today's diverse world, inclusive communication is essential across all professional fields. Join Julia Ressler & Herb Alexander as they guide you through the workshop, "Embracing Gender Inclusive Communication," designed for people who strive to create an inclusive environment. This session will help you improve communication in your workplace with colleagues, students, and the community. Participants will learn the importance of gender-inclusive language and how to effectively implement it in everyday communication.

Learning Objectives:

1. Fundamental Understanding: Gain insight into gender identity, expression, and diversity to appreciate the complexities of gender inclusivity.

2. Inclusive Language Skills: Acquire the tools to use gender-inclusive language fluently in professional interactions, documentation, and digital communication.

3. Scenario-Based Practice: Participate in exercises to refine and reinforce inclusive communication strategies.

Presenter: Herb Alexander

Herb Alexander, M.S.L, is the Chief Diversity & Learning Officer and Chief Health Equity Officer for Cayuga Health System. He plays a key role in promoting health and organizational equity, influencing multiple divisions such as information systems, HR, nursing, and operations. Herb is instrumental in crafting and executing a strategic plan for health equity at Cayuga Health, impacting over 3,000 employees and several counties. His background includes over six years in higher education in roles focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Additionally, Herb is a board member for various community organizations and serves as the co-hosts for the Young Black & Figuring it Out Podcast for personal and professional development.


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