ACUE Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning

Eligibility: Full-time and part-time faculty, graduate students, and staff with teaching responsibilities

Duration: October 1 - December 15, 2022

Amount: Each participant will receive $250 in professional development funds

Submission: Online Application

Due Date: May 13, 2022

Cosponsor: Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion

Purpose and Description

The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning (ITEL) FLC is an asynchronous online micro-credential course that focuses on developing a deeper understanding of implicit bias, microaggressions, stereotype threat, and imposter syndrome in an effort to continuously improve the ability to create inclusive and equitable learning environments that ensure every student has the opportunities necessary to succeed. The microcredential modules are complemented by five required face-to-face meetings with Miami colleagues. 


  • Members should attend a virtual opening session with ACUE on October 1, 2022 from 11:00 am - 12:20 pm. If a member is not able to attend, there will be a recap session available. 
  • Members will meet for five face-to-face ITEL meetings with their facilitators and other FLC members. 
  • Members will complete Microcrendential Course Modules that include:
    • Managing the Impact of Biases
    • Reducing Microaggressions in Learning Environments
    • Addressing Imposter Phenomenon and Stereotype Threat
    • Creating Inclusive Learning Environments
    • Designing Equity-Centered Courses
  • Members will try out inclusive pedagogies and antiracist strategies in their courses, reflect upon them, and report back to the ACUE FLC facilitators. 
  • Additionally, the members will receive feedback from ACUE. 


Fall 2022

  • Joel Armor, Art and Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship
  • Lizzy Compton, Statistics
  • Fatima Emlemdi, Global Initiatives
  • Meredith Erb, Chemistry
  • Megan Gross, Speech Pathology & Audiology; Facilitator
  • Tamise Ironstack, Spanish and Portuguese
  • Ashley Jarvis, Farmer School of Business
  • Isha Karmacharya, Social Gerontology
  • Janice Kinghorn, Economics; Facilitator
  • Irena Kola, American Culture & English Program; Facilitator
  • Josselyn Marroquin, Psychology
  • Claire McLeod, Geology and Environmental Earth Science
  • TaraShea Nesbit, English
  • Arnold Olszewski, Speech Pathology & Audiology
  • Ayako Reiff, German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Andrew Sawyer, Myaamia Center
  • Sherrill Sellers, Family Science and Social Work
  • Caroline Shipley, Spanish and Portuguese
  • Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, English
  • Gregg Wentzell, Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Ellen Yezierski, Center for Teaching Excellence