Colorful fan of leaves with the title: Equity in the College Classroom: ducating Ourselves as Educators, Professional Developmebt Confreence for Wisconsin Faculty & Instrctors, Friday, Oct. 1 & 15, 2021 - OnlineUW System’s OPID is collaborating with colleagues from Tribal Colleges, the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities, and the Wisconsin Technical College System in presenting a statewide online conference on October 1 & 15, 2021.

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Black and white phot of Native Elder Ada Deer looking into the distanceMaking a Difference as Educators

Elder Ada Deer in conversation with Dr. Lisa Poupart

Friday, October 1, 2021
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Dr. Lisa Poupart, UW-Green Bay, smiling and looking into the camera









Black and white photo of Dr. Lee Mun Wah smiling and looking into the cameraCreating Community in the College Classroom

Lee Mun Wah an Interactive Workshop
Friday, October 15, 2021
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

logos of the Wisconsin higher education supporting the conference: Wisconsin Technical College System, UW System, Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities, College of Menominee Nation, and Lac Courte Orielles Ojibwe College

OPID – the Office of Professional & Instructional Development – advocates for faculty and instructors in all things teaching and learning.

2021 Speaker Videos

Promoting Equity in Student Mental Health: Considerations and Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond

Cirleen DeBlaere, Ph.D. & Dr. Jesse Owen, Ph.D.

Equity-Minded Wellness | Session I

Equity-Minded Wellness | Session II


What Does it Mean to Teach for Equity?

Stephen Brookfield, PhD


All Plenary Sessions

How Our Students Learn: Lessons from the Pandemic JOSHUA R. EYLER, PH.D.

Inclusive Pedagogy - Online & In-Person KELLY HOGAN, PH.D. AND VIJI SATHY, PH.D.

The Joys of MeSearch: Courage, Struggle, & Resistance KARSONYA “KAYE” WISE WHITEHEAD, PH.D.

All Plenary Speakers

UW System Teaching & Learning Centers

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OPID Advisory Council

Council Roster