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Next Steps at Vanderbilt Faculty-to-Faculty Panel Discussion: "A Look Into an Inclusive Classroom"

Date: September 05, 2018

Time: 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: Sarratt Student Center 216/220, Vanderbilt University Campus


This seminar will share insight into what a dynamic and inclusive classroom might entail at the college level. In addition to sharing a brief overview of the Next Steps at Vanderbilt postsecondary program, professors and key Vanderbilt leaders from three different schools will share lessons learned from their own experiences interacting and supporting students enrolled through the Next Steps at Vanderbilt program. This seminar will give special emphasis on providing recommendations for facilitating an authentic college and classroom environment, including best practices for successfully integrating all learners with diverse abilities in the classroom culture and community. A catered lunch will be provided. Speakers include:

  • Dean Vanessa Beasley, Associate Provost and Dean of Residential Faculty
  • Dean Sharon Shields, Associate Dean for Professional Education, Office of the Dean, Peabody College
  • Alex Sargent-Capps, MFA, Senior Lecturer of Theatre, Costume Designer and Costume Shop Manager, College of Arts and Science
  • Robert Fry, Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature, Blair School of Music

Supported by the Office for Inclusive Excellence and the Office of the Provost. Registration required.


For accessibility information or to request an accommodation

Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).