Incorporating the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) Action Plan into the UCEDD 5-Year Plan

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Location: Zoom Meeting

The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) Action Plan calls for UCEDDs to work with their Consumer Advisory Committees (CACs) to incorporate specific goals, objectives, and actions steps to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion into their five-year plans. In this virtual workshop, UCEDD leaders and staff will explore how to effectively accomplish this priority within and across the UCEDD core functions.

Admin Essentials: MOUs and University-UCEDD Relationships

Monday, August 16, 2021
Location: Zoom

Recognizing that 42 UCEDDs are reapplying for the UCEDD core grant in the coming year, this installment of the Admin Essentials Series will focus on MOUs and the relationships between universities and UCEDDs. The session will start by reviewing findings from the upcoming URC report on MOUs and University-UCEDD relationships (report to be released early August) and then open up for a conversation on strategies, promising practices, and considerations.

Meet the Coaches: Implementing the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Location: Zoom Webinar

In this webinar, expert coaches will share their experiences implementing the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan. They will share some of the challenges they've faced and strategies they've used to make meaningful progress on the action steps outlined in the plan. In addition to the panel discussion, learn more about the coaches' areas of expertise since these coaches are available through the end of September for individualized coaching opportunities.

Opportunities with the National COVID Cohort Collaborative

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Location: Zoom

This informational session about the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) will discuss the largest limited electronic health record data set in the US and opportunities for collaborative research within the AUCD network as part of the Lifespan Disability Domain. The N3C aims to improve the efficiency and accessibility of analyses using a very large patient-level COVID-19 clinical dataset and demonstrate a novel approach for collaborative pandemic data sharing.

Professional Fellows Alumni Webinar: Creating Sustainable U.S. - East Africa Partnerships for Disability Inclusion

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Location: Zoom Meeting

AUCD, ICI-UMass Boston, and Humanity & Inclusion (HI) invite you to join a Professional Fellows alumni webinar on how university centers, DPOs, and other disability rights groups in the United States and East Africa can create independent, sustainable partnerships that promote inclusive employment and education in lasting ways.

RFP Info Session: UCEDD Leadership Development Project

Monday, May 24, 2021
Location: zoom meeting

This information session will review the Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new technical assistance (TA) initiative to support the development of a UCEDD Leadership Map and TA Plan. The UCEDD Resource Center is seeking proposals from the UCEDD network to be a part of this TA initiative. Please join us to learn more about RFP and how to submit a proposal. A question and answer period will follow a brief presentation.

Admin Essentials: Matching Funds or Cost Sharing

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Location: Zoom

The Admin Essentials Series is a series of virtual round table discussions on pressing administrative questions. It's perfect for UCEDD Directors and Business Managers who are interested in an action-oriented discussion space to problem solve through tough administrative challenges. Each installment will include content from seasoned experts. A tip sheet of resources, strategies, and lessons learned will be developed and disseminated following each discussion. This installment of the Admin Essentials Series will focus on matching funds and how to properly include them in grant applications. We will explore creative strategies and promising practices across the AUCD network.

UCEDD Network: CDC Vaccine Money Coordination

Friday, April 16, 2021
Location: Zoom

This call provides an opportunity for UCEDDs to share ideas or collaborate about using the new CDC COVID Funds.

Implementing the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan: A TA Initiative for the UCEDD Network

Monday, April 12, 2021
Location: Zoom Webinar

This webinar introduces a new technical assistance (TA) initiative to support the implementation of the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan. The UCEDD Resource Center is accepting applications for coaches and implementors from the UCEDD network to be a part of this TA initiative. Please join us to learn more about the call for coaches and implementors and how to apply. A question and answer period will follow a brief presentation on the TA plans.

Social Media: An Essential Tool in the Democratization of Knowledge Dissemination and Engagement

Friday, March 26, 2021
Location: Zoom Webinar

Social media has a track record of spreading misinformation, yet it can also be one of the most democratic resources we have. The open-access format can reach many in the disability community and enable their voices to be heard, which mainstream media cannot do. The webinar will take a practical approach, highlighting how social media can amplify the voices and knowledge of our community for broader dissemination and engagement.

UCEDD FY 2021 Continuation Application Submission Demonstration

Friday, March 26, 2021
Location: Zoom

This informational session/demonstration is designed to clarify the submission requirements and demonstrate the submission process for Continuation Applications. The audience should include members of your staff who are designated to submit applications and have access to GrantSolutions. The informational package will be distributed ahead of the presentation date.

2021 TA Institute

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Location: Zoom

The TA Institute provides an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

2021 AUCD Leadership Academy Informational Webinar

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Location: Zoom Webinar

This webinar will offer interested potential applicants an opportunity to interact with AUCD Leadership Academy faculty. The webinar will feature a brief overview of the 2021 Academy curriculum and timeline.

UCEDD Directors Meeting

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Location: Zoom

The UCEDD Directors meeting on January 27th was an opportunity for UCEDD Directors to have an overview of TA provided by the URC, a panel discussion on COVID vaccine considerations, an overview of transition activities happening at executive branch agencies under the new administration, and breakout discussion groups on a range of operational topics relevant for UCEDD leadership.

Admin Essentials: Setting Targets and Evaluating Performance of Grant Professionals

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Location: Zoom Webinar

Are you looking for guidance on how to set up an effective grant office within your center? This installment of the Admin Essentials Series will provide a facilitated roundtable discussion of how to integrate grant professionals into your UCEDD.