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WorkshopFaculty Supervisory Series - Policy Review
Date/TimeFriday, February 1, 2019  at 8:30 - 10:30AM
LocationGatton, Rm 307
(Woodward Hall)
Tommy Leach/Donna Vanover
Being a supervisor is rewarding and provides an opportunity to create a positive impact in a department and the organization.  However, with this opportunity to lead comes responsibility in adhering to University policies and procedures.  This course is designed to review University wide policies and procedures, inform participants of recent changes or updates, as well as discuss the supervisor's legal liability surrounding those policies.
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WorkshopDisability Resource Center Workshop
Date/TimeThursday, January 24, 2019  at 8:30 - 10:30AM
Location307 Woodward Hall
Gatton B&E
David Beach, Ph.D.
 Dr. Beach received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2006, his M.R.C. from the University of Kentucky, and his B.A. from Georgetown College (Ky.).  He is the current Director of the Disability Resource Center at the University of Kentucky and has served at the post since 2015.  Previous to this position, Dr. Beach was the Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, responsible for the provision of vocational rehabilitation services to more than 25,000 Kentuckians with disabilities.  While there he gained national recognition for his efforts related to the integration of asset development and financial literacy programs into the public VR program.  He has served the profession in many service-related roles, most recently as President of the National Rehabilitation Association.
The purpose of the presentation is to assist the instructors in better understanding of the disability related academic accommodation process at the University of Kentucky.  The pertinent laws and legal requirements will be discussed, as well as the responsibilities of the Disability Resource Center (DRC), the student and instructors.  The process for requesting and receiving accommodations will be reviewed, as well as the pertinent services offered at the DRC to assist students and faculty.  We will also discuss some emerging issues related to accommodation requests and how faculty can respond to them when they occur.
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