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.

Emerging Leaders Networking Event: Cultivate & Amplify Your Network

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Location: Virtual

This event is tailored for current trainees, alumni/former trainees, early career professionals in the Emerging Leaders Community. This is a chance for Emerging Leaders to expand their network by connecting with established professionals in the AUCD Network.

Orientation for Charting Your Course: A Toolkit for New UCEDD Directors

Friday, November 20, 2020
Location: Webinar

Join Matthew Wesley Williams, Author of AUCD's Charting Your Course: A Toolkit for New Directors of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) for a walkthrough of this robust resource. Williams will model and contextualize each section and its modules suited for the current educational landscape. This toolkit contains a series of concepts and exercises designed to help early-stage UCEDD directors begin well in their roles. It is designed to provide concepts, frameworks, and tools that build the capacity of UCEDD directors for organizational and systems leadership.

Pre-Conference Orientation for Trainees

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Location: Webinar

This event will orient new and returning trainees to the AUCD 2020 Conference. Presenters will highlight concurrent and poster sessions relevant to trainees' disciplines and professional interests. Presenters will outline AUCD Special Interest Groups (SIG), AUCD Councils, and AUCD workgroup meetings open for trainee participation.