Educational Equity Workshop

Human Diversity

Educational Equity (EEQ) is a partnership between the Office of Equity and Pluralism, Office of Academic Affairs, and the Faculty Commons.  EEQ is a series of learning opportunities that builds upon each module. It is intended for all faculty to learn about implementing principals of educational equity and social justice in the classroom and broaden faculty’s understanding of their own social positions/identities as they affect behaviors in the classroom and relationships with all students.


In addition, this series will help build and develop their cultural and equity competency skills sets.

Please note that if you know ahead of time that you will miss more than two sessions, we ask you to wait for the next opportunity and/or give the seat to someone else. Your consistent participation in a classroom will contribute to all participants’ learning and the overall success of the Educational Equity learning goals. However, if you need a specific accommodation, please contact Gilbert Villalpando:, 425-564-2300.

Don’t miss out, register today!


Fridays, January 10 – March 13. This workshop has been canceled.  | 33 PD Hours – 20 seats

$1000 stipend offered by the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Facilitator’s Bio

Tina Young (pronouns: she/her/hers) is an activist educator and scholar who incorporates an equity, diversity, community and social justice framework in her professional, community and personal work.  Her years of employment at Seattle Central College began in 1988 as the Multi-cultural/Multi-ethnic Program Coordinator and recently concluded with her service as the Interim Chief Diversity and Equity Office and Director of the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Washington. Tina has over 25 years of experience facilitating equity and multicultural competency training; organizing and implementing equity and diversity professional development programs, institutes and presentations; leading institutional research initiatives; writing and coordinating Federal, State and local grants; teaching courses for college-level students and community college faculty; and nurturing community-college partnerships and collaborations.  She currently is an Educational Equity Consultant working with higher education and K-12 entities to integrate equity and inclusive educational practice in institutional structures.

Tina served on the Women’s Commission for the City of Seattle, as a board member for Living Voices, a docent for the Wing Luke Museum, a parent coordinator for the Beacon Hill Youth Soccer Association and the Seattle Asian Sports Club, and for years, a volunteer at all of her children’s public schools – from pre-school through high school.  She is a co-chair of the WA State Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship Program Advisory Board; currently is developing the curriculum and training arc for the WA State Administrators of Color Leadership Program and is a member of the Diversity and Equity in Hiring and Professional Development (DEHPD) collective.  Tina has four adult children and lives in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle where she has become increasingly more active in neighborhood initiatives and efforts that address the impact of gentrification on communities of color.  Originally from New York City, her east coast accent and attitude does become more evident during intense dialogue, work and community sessions – something she engages in with considerable frequency.


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Last Updated January 13, 2020