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Strategy K: Review results of Toolkit team's network survey request related to reporting diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in NIRS. Collaborate with data coordinators, other network members, and external experts

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Review results of Toolkit team's network survey request related to reporting diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in NIRS. Collaborate with data coordinators, other network members, and external experts, use findings to create field in NIRS for Centers/Programs to report on diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts, regardless of whether it is required for federal reporting. Collect information from this field to share strategies and successes within the network.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy L: Develop fields in NIRS for all Center/Program staff to report on language(s) spoken, regardless of whether it is required for federal reporting.

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Develop fields in NIRS for all Center/Program staff to report on language(s) spoken, regardless of whether it is required for federal reporting.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy N: Develop measurable goals/objectives related to increasing diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in each core function, in addition to trainees and personnel (regardless of whether funder requires this).

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Develop measurable goals/objectives related to increasing diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in each core function, in addition to trainees and personnel (regardless of whether funder requires this).

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy O: Collect data on diversity and inclusion of staff/faculty who get promoted and get tenure. Identify trends and develop plan to address resiliencies and disparities collaboratively with University.

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Collect data on diversity and inclusion of staff/faculty who get promoted and get tenure. Identify trends and develop plan to address resiliencies and disparities collaboratively with University.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy P: Ensure all faculty and staff are entered in the AUCD Directory. Ensure all have option to self-select their own race/ethnicity for reporting. This will improve accuracy and breadth of available data as network makes progress.

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Ensure all faculty and staff are entered in the AUCD Directory. Ensure all have option to self-select their own race/ethnicity for reporting. This will improve accuracy and breadth of available data as network makes progress.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy B: Ensure funding and time provided for initiatives addressing diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence is substantial enough to pay for appropriate expert consultation, sustained network involvement, and technical assistance to plan and implement efforts that will make an impact and drive long-term change.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Ensure funding and time provided for initiatives addressing diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence is substantial enough to pay for appropriate expert consultation, sustained network involvement, and technical assistance to plan and implement efforts that will make an impact and drive long-term change.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy C: Provide one-year funding to consortium of network members and external experts to collaboratively create evidence-based "indicators of high performance" that identify proven practices such as cultural brokering, mentorship, etc. that are known to improve diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide one-year funding to consortium of network members and external experts to collaboratively create evidence-based "indicators of high performance" that identify proven practices such as cultural brokering, mentorship, etc. that are known to improve diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy D: Provide financial support to programs with strategic accountable plans to mentor support to trainees, faculty, and staff.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide financial support to programs with strategic accountable plans to mentor support to trainees, faculty, and staff.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy E: Increase funding in areas that address resiliencies and disparities, intersectionality of disability and other cultural identities, and diversity and inclusion scholarship

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Increase funding in areas that address resiliencies and disparities, intersectionality of disability and other cultural identities, and diversity and inclusion scholarship

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy F: Fund robust partnerships between UCEDDs/LENDs and Minority Serving Institutions, community colleges, and other settings serving students who are underrepresented in higher education to develop collaborative programs to address workforce diversity and inclusion

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Fund robust partnerships between UCEDDs/LENDs and Minority Serving Institutions, community colleges, and other settings serving students who are underrepresented in higher education to develop collaborative programs to address workforce diversity and inclusion, research to increase the field's understanding of the intersectionality between disability and race/ethnicity/language, and other programs to reduce inequalities for minorities with developmental disabilities.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy G: Provide funding to AUCD to periodically update Toolkit, so information stays fresh and current.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding to AUCD to periodically update Toolkit, so information stays fresh and current.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy H: Provide funding for an online library of resources and information relevant to diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in disability training, research, service, and dissemination.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding for an online library of resources and information relevant to diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in disability training, research, service, and dissemination. This would expand what is currently available in the Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center (ITAC), UCEDD Resource Center (URC), and this Toolkit.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy I: Provide funding for cross-UCEDD/LEND visits so programs can learn from each other's successes.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding for cross-UCEDD/LEND visits so programs can learn from each other's successes.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy J: Require community collaborations, diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in funding opportunities.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Require community collaborations, diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in funding opportunities. Require applicants provide related goals, objectives, and budget lines; and include in scoring guidelines.

Updated On 09/24/2018

Strategy K: Provide funding to implement Toolkit objectives and strategies to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding to implement Toolkit objectives and strategies to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence. Consider seed or supplemental grants to dedicate staff time to realigning budgets, personnel, community relationships, language accessibility, cultural brokers, and grassroots changes to impact sustainable improvement in this area.

Updated On 09/24/2018

 
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