Required Graduate Trainings

Mandatory for ALL Graduate Assistants: (Four Trainings)

 

THE GRADUATE ASSISTANT PROGRAM FOR TEACHING AND INSTRUCTION

This one-time training must be completed by current GA’s by January 20th 2017, and will take between 2-4 hours to complete.

All Graduate Assistants at the University of Connecticut are required to complete the Graduate Assistant Online Program for Teaching and Instruction. This 2-4 hour online training was designed to ensure that every graduate student who currently has or in the future could hold a teaching position at the university is provided with the foundations of educational pedagogy, instructional strategies, and assessment and evaluation guides.  The Graduate Assistant Program for Teaching and Instruction course appears in the Husky CT main page of all students currently holding a graduate assistant contract.   (Please click here for frequently asked questions) The purpose of this training is to build upon the information that graduate students receive in their face-to-face orientations while supplementing their training with critical information regarding support services and resources. Designed in collaboration with the Graduate School, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and the Neag School of Education, the Graduate Assistant Program for Teaching and Instruction aims to provide graduate students with opportunities to develop foundational knowledge and skills useful in their current and future teaching positions. This training also serves as a prerequisite for those enrolling in the optional Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Instruction (GCCI). The mission of this newly redesigned program is to guide and support students as they become college instructors and aid in the development of teaching pedagogy, philosophies, and portfolios for job searches. Successful completion of this advanced credential will set individuals apart in an increasingly competitive academic job market. For more information on the certificate please click here: http://gcci.uconn.edu/ Overview and Tour of the Graduate Assistant Program for Teaching and Instruction https://mediasite.dl.uconn.edu/Mediasite/Play/5c3d8d7f18c148b98603055a05c018401d

 

ANNUAL COMPLIANCE TRAINING

All Graduate Assistants are required to complete annual compliance training.  The compliance training for Graduate Assistants is available through an online module called Learning@Work, The training should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.    

Training content: The training will focus on the University Code of Conduct and the importance of individual behaviors, and Information Management at UConn, including data privacy and security requirements.

Please note that consistent with Article 13 of the Graduate Employee Union contract, this training is considered part of the workload of graduate assistants.

Register Here: http://hr.uconn.edu/learningatwork

 

DIVERSITY AWARENESS TRAINING

This one-time training must be completed within 6 months of appointment as a GA

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is presenting 3-hour Diversity Awareness Training sessions throughout the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year.  This is a one-time training, required for all University employees within 6 months of hire.  If you are an employee who has never attended Diversity Awareness training at UConn.

Please register through the UConn Professional Development website: www.prodev.uconn.edu.

Thank you for your cooperation and assistance in helping to create a welcoming environment and respectful climate for everyone in our community.

If you need an accommodation to be able to participate in this training, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at (860) 486-2943 as soon as possible prior to the training.

If you have any questions, please contact OIE by calling (860) 486-8709.

For more information, contact: Ann Randall at ann.randall@uconn.edu

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION

This one-time training must be completed within 6 months of appointment as a GA

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is presenting 2-hour Sexual Harassment Prevention Training sessions throughout the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year.  This is a one-time training, required for all University employees within 6 months of hire, if you are an employee who has never attended Diversity Awareness training at UConn.

Please register through the UConn Professional Development website: www.prodev.uconn.edu.

Thank you for your cooperation and assistance in helping to create a welcoming environment and respectful climate for everyone in our community.

If you need an accommodation to be able to participate in this training, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at (860) 486-2943 as soon as possible prior to the training.

If you have any questions, please contact OIE by calling (860) 486-8709.

For more information, contact: Ann Randall at ann.randall@uconn.edu

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MANDATORY FOR ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS: (1 Training)

VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM REQUIREMENT– “Not Anymore”

Required once during your graduate career.

The University of Connecticut is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all of our students, staff, and faculty. As part of that commitment, the University now requires that all graduate students complete an online interpersonal violence prevention program from Student Success™. Titled Not Anymore, this video-based program provides critical information about Consent, Bystander Intervention, Sexual Assault, Dating and Domestic Violence, Stalking, and more. Not Anymore will help you better understand how vitally important these issues are to creating a safe environment and to our community expectations, and what you can do to help make your campus safer for everyone.

Graduate students must complete a one-time online interpersonal violence prevention training. A hold is place on a student’s registration to ensure that you meet this requirement.

Please go to https://studentsuccess.org/SSO/uconn to complete the 40 minute training.  Upon completion, it will take 2-3 days for the hold to lift.  If you have any questions, call The Graduate School at (860) 486-3617.

 

 

Please note that consistent with Article 13 of the Graduate Employee Union contract, this training is considered part of the workload of graduate assistants.