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"Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place." -- Eckhart Tolle

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Add your name to the list for the 2018-19 instructional development offerings below:

Intercultural Leadership Development

The Intercultural Leadership Development (ILD) initiative was launched in the spring of 2012 with over 50 UMD leaders attending a session with Dr. Mitch Hammer, co-creator of the Intercultural Development Continuum. Since that time 13 cohorts, each with 18 UMD staff, faculty and administrators have participated in a 4.5 day Intercultural Leadership Development program. For more information and sign up for future cohorts, go to

Fall Cohort #15 

Monday evening September 17 (5:00-8:30 pm)
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 18-19 (8:00-4:00) 
Wednesday and Thursday, October 31-November 1 (8:00-4:00)

Spring Cohort #16


Intercultural Pedagogy Community of Practice (ICPCP)

August 21, 2018; 12:00-4:00 ish - Foundational work-syllabus creation and development of a “plan” followed by Bi-Monthly meetings. Lunch provided at this opening half day session.* (please include dietary considerations in the last question)

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Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 - Room, TBD
September 5
September 19
October 3
October 17
October 31
November 14
November 28

Facilitated by: Paula J Pedersen and Helen Mongan-Rallis

We will focus on inclusive pedagogy and curriculum integration of diverse/intercultural content. ALL disciplines APPLY!!  Participants are asked to be available for most sessions. Each participant will be asked to have a current course they are working with throughout the semester. For more information and sign up, go to 

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