The Road to Competency: Cultural Competency Program for Student Leaders

The Road to Competency: Cultural Competency Program for Student Leaders

by Dr. Tanis King Starck

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Overview

In a nation that is rapidly continuing to diversify, the ability to effectively interact with people different from oneself is crucial, and is considered to be a huge asset to hiring employees. To prepare students toward becoming more culturally competent by equipping them with the necessary skills to work effectively with others in today‘s diverse society, it is important for educators to learn what motivates students to invest their time in cultural excursions, and what proves to be successful teaching practices.

The purpose of this book is to examine how cultural learning among college students can be effectively facilitated to encourage them to venture out of their comfort zone by engaging with others who differ from themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780744246117
Publisher: Montezuma Publishing (Aztec Shops)
Publication date: 03/10/2016
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

As a noted Psychologist and Educational Administrator, and currently the Assistant Dean for Special Projects, College of Education at San Diego State University, Dr. Tanis King Starck has over twenty years of proven educational and administrative leadership in secondary and post-secondary education.
Nationally she has developed and implemented school-based counseling centers in public schools in New Jersey and New Orleans, Louisiana. Over the past several years she has focused on the curriculum for her Cultural Competency Certificate Program which emphasizes cultural sensitivity and racial equality. Most recently as the Director of Intercultural Relations, Dr. Starck launched the 2nd Year Experience- Harambee Mentoring Program to aid in retention and to heightened experiences for African-American students. Dr. Starck continues her commitment to empowering educating and fighting for the educational rights of under-represented students.

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