Request for Proposals

UW-Plattville Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference 

The Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference will be held on UW-Platteville’s campus on February 27–28, 2020 in Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall.

MCIC was last hosted on the UW-Platteville campus in 2014 and provided our students, staff, faculty, and community partners to engage with diversity, equity, and inclusion workshops, entertainment, and presentations. The goal of MCIC is to provide participants personal and professional opportunities to strengthen their capacity to understand, support, and elevate their identities and the identities of others. The conference serves as an opportunity to provide diverse and inclusive speakers, workshops, and other educational opportunities to the Tri-State region.


Proposal submissions are open to all staff, faculty, students, and community members. That means you! We would love to showcase your knowledge, experience, education, and talents. Proposals of all forms including, spoken word, performance, lecture-style, poetry, guided activities, are all acceptable ways to showcase your talents and expertise. The conference committee welcomes proposal submissions to present at this year’s Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference. All presentation topics should focus on this year’s theme, Upholding Humanity and Dignity of All. Preference will be given to proposals that:
- Relate back to the conference goal and theme.|
- Increase awareness, knowledge, skill development and tools for social change related to conference goal and theme.
- Develop capacity and conditions for leading diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for social justice.
- Enable interactive and honest engagement.
- Include comprehensive titles, descriptions, and outcomes/processes.
- Focus on relevant research, literature, and pressing societal issues.
- Include hands-on, pertinent information for diverse audiences.

The deadline to submit your proposal for consideration is by midnight on Jan. 3, 2020. Questions about proposals? Contact Campus Climate at or 608.342.1555.


General Registration: $195|
Non UW-Platteville Students: $100
UW-Platteville Students: FREE
Presenters will receive a $50 discount

Registration fees include all meals, keynotes, Thursday evening entertainment, and breakout sessions for the two-day conference. For questions or concerns about registration, please contact Campus Climate at or 608.342.1555.

Registration closes Feb. 7, 2020 at midnight.

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UW-Whitewater LEAP Day 2020


The deadline for submitting poster proposals is January 24, 2020. Instructions are available at At Whitewater, we’ve used Liberal Education & America’s Promise (LEAP) as a framework to break down silos and engage the entire campus community to improve student learning and success. We hope your campus and others around the UW System will join us to show how you use LEAP to redesign general education, enhance the curriculum, develop new programs, expand access and support for underrepresented students, and improve teaching and learning in many other ways. Submission deadline: January 24, 2020, 11:59 pm.

Call for Posters


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Pursuing a Culturally Competent Campus

Facilitators: Damain Evans and Roseann Mason 

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This session will offer classified and non-instructional academic staff the opportunity to: 
    ·  explore various aspects of diversity
    ·  exchange stories of challenges
    ·  explain white privilege and its impact
    ·  discuss possible changes for improving institutional climate
    ·  reflect on ways to meet these challenges

This session will occur during Spring Break from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27th with lunch included. The session is limited to ten people.  Please indicate your interest in participating by sending an email to .  

Space is limited and will be awarded on a first-come first-serve basis.

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Summer 2020 Workshop on Online Teaching and Learning

Application for Online Course Developer Workshop

This summer workshop is open to all full-time faculty and instructional staff at UW-Parkside.
The goal of the workshop is for each participant to produce a fully online course that will be taught during the 2019-20 academic year.  Participants should have some proficiency with the typical functions of either Learning Management System (LMS), D2L or Canvas, prior to starting the workshop. A Winterim LMS workshop will be offered to assist with developing technology competency. Because of the intensity of the training and the workload associated with course development, we ask that you strongly consider limiting your teaching responsibilities during the summer session. Special consideration will be provided for courses that will be integrated into either fully online degree completion programs, certificates or associate degrees.

To Apply:The application for the workshop should be 2-3 pages and include all criteria specified in the application. Submit your application to This call will be open until the workshop fills.

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UW-Parkside’s Summer Institute II 2020: Moving Toward Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning

This call will be coming soon.


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Advanced Online Instructor Workshop (AOW)

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The AOW will be a mixture of face-to-face instruction and collaboration, self-paced learning, and individual consultation with an assigned Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. It will occur during the month of July with a completion date the first week in August.Upon completion, participant's courses will be submitted for Quality Matters Certification. A $2,500 stipend will be awarded upon successful completion of the course and QM certification.

Workshop Goals

There are 4 primary goals of the Advanced Online Instructor Workshop:
i.) Expose experienced online faculty to pedagogical techniques and instructional strategies to improve their online courses;
ii.) Prepare mature courses[1] to be submitted for a full external Quality Matters review (QM);
iii.) Train experienced online faculty on the use of the Quality Matters rubric;
iv.) Develop collaborations with existing UW-Parkside certified QM Peer Reviewers and the Instructional Design staff in Innovations in Learning.

In preparation for the self- review which is a central part of the workshop, all workshop participants must complete the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APQMR) online workshop prior to the start of the AOW. This 2-week workshop is offered online through Quality Matters and requires about 6-8 hours of work per week. New APQMR sessions begin every Monday. This session is a prerequisite to the course that enables one to become a certified UW-Parkside QM reviewers.Participants are welcome to pursue this option and will be compensated separately for that effort.

To apply for this opportunity send an e-mail to and include the course number, course title, an online syllabus for the course and the number of times you have taught the course.

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Center for 21st Century Studies: CALL FOR 2020-21 UW SYSTEM FELLOW

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Founded as a UW System Center of Excellence, the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) has
fostered innovative research at the intersection of the humanities, arts and social sciences since 1968. The Center brings scholars into contact and collaboration with one another, the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee community and the world beyond. The Center organizes its research and public programs around three broad areas: critical, public and digital humanities, connecting them to today’s most pressing social and political issues. Each year the Center constitutes a group of UWM Faculty Fellows, as well as an external System Fellow, to contribute to C21’s mission to imagine, define, and create the emergent field of 21st century studies.

UW System is once again happy to support the fellowship and the excellent work done by C21. You are invited to apply for the UW System Fellow from the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21). Please view the call for all application instructions. The application deadline is Monday, March 2, 2020.

If you have any questions, please do reach out to Maureen Ryan (



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