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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Mentorship for Registered Apprenticeship

This is a self-paced course made up of eight 20-minute modules. This course is ideal for mentors in Registered Apprenticeship. After completing this course, you will be able to define what is an effective mentor and integrate the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) framework into your mentorship practice.

October 24, 2022

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This is a self-paced course made up of eight 20-minute modules. This course is ideal for mentors in Registered Apprenticeship. After completing this course, you will be able to define what is an effective mentor and integrate the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) framework into your mentorship practice.

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This self-paced course contains eight 20-minute modules and is ideal for mentors in Registered Apprenticeship. The course defines effective mentoring, and instructs on how to integrate the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) framework into your mentorship practice.

This course was developed by:

  • Myriam Sullivan, director at JFF
  • Maria del Mar Cabiya, associate director at JFF’s Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning
  • Mariela Renquist, program manager at JFF’s Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning
  • Stuart Bass, Principal, Progress Worx, LLC

Course mentors:

  • Russell Anderson, maintenance training supervisor and experienced mentor in the transit industry
  • Nancia Pierre, mentor in the media industry
  • Ian Tietjen, research assistant professor at Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Course Overview

This course, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Mentorship for Registered Apprenticeship, is meant to assist you in incorporating a DEIA lens into your mentorship practice. Each module highlights an important aspect of mentorship and how to put DEIA principles into your practice.

Why is this Course Important

This course addresses systemic and structural barriers to equitable economic opportunity by providing you with a clear structure on how to make equity part of your mentorship practice.

Who Should Take this Course

  • This course is for mentors who would like to improve their mentorship skills by incorporating the DEIA framework into their practice. It may also be a good fit for mentorship training facilitators, apprenticeship program design staff, or experts in their fields who may become mentors.

Course requires a free registration.

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This product was developed as a contribution to JFF’s National Innovation Hub for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Registered Apprenticeship. Operated by JFF, the Innovation Hub drives change in the Registered Apprenticeship system to increase diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility for populations that do not yet have access to the full promise of apprenticeship.

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA). The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of DOL/ETA. DOL/ETA makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.

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