Aggie Disability Awareness

About the Aggie Disability Awareness Workshop

The Aggie Disability Awareness Workshop is a 3-hour interactive session designed to increase knowledge, awareness, and respect for people with disabilities among faculty and staff at Texas A&M. The workshop is meant to promote strong dialogue about issues and information surrounding disability. All individuals are welcome to attend. 

Aggie Disability Awareness promotes positive, equitable, accepting attitudes toward people with disabilities on campus.

Workshop learning objectives include:

  • Disability and history
  • Legislation
  • People first language and etiquette
  • Universal design and assistive technology
  • Accommodations

If you need special accommodations for this program, please contact Dr. Meagan Orsag one week before your workshop.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: MSC 2406 B

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Has been cancelled – watch for new dates in the Fall.

Teaching Certificate Program

Aggie Disability Awareness is part of a brand new certificate program; the HELLO Teaching Certificate Program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. 

The Humanizing Education, Learning, and Leadership On/Offline (HELLO) program is designed to provide faculty and staff opportunities to learn about the following areas:

  • Active learning and student engagement
  • Transformational teaching and learning
  • Learner-centered teaching
  • Instructional technology for student learning and engagement

Interested faculty and staff are invited to attend an initial orientation/informational session. Space is limited, so please complete our online registration form.

This certificate is only available for faculty and staff. Graduate students can find other professional development opportunities through the Center for Teaching Excellence.