Call for Coaches and Implementors: Implementing the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan

March 31, 2021


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The UCEDD Resource Center (URC) at AUCD is launching a multi-pronged TA initiative to support UCEDDs in implementing the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan ("the Action Plan").

The URC is seeking applications from UCEDDs across the AUCD network for:

  • 3-5 UCEDD leaders who have a record of successfully implementing elements of the Action Plan to serve as coaches for the network between April and September 2021 and 
  • Up to 35 UCEDD leaders who are actively working to implement elements of the Plan to serve as implementors in communities of practice between May 2021 and May 2022. 

Summary of Responsibilities


Activities to include any of the following: 1) developing materials for the AUCD network, 2) presenting at webinars, 3) supporting the content of the implementation groups, and 4) providing individualized coaching to network members.  Coaches will be compensated $150/hour for a maximum of 25 hours from April-September 2021.


From May 2021- May 2022, implementors will: 1) meet monthly for 90 minutes 2) Between meetings, make progress on implementing a section of the Action Plan within your role and context, 3) attend quarterly webinars, and 4) meeting one-on-one with a coach (optional)

A full description of the technical assistance plans and an overview of both roles is included in the attached call for coaches and implementors.

Application Process:

A UCEDD Director and their identified staff will collaboratively complete an application form recommending any prospective coaches and/or implementors. Application includes contact information, statement of interest, and a UCEDD Director's statement of support. 

Implementors include a description of TA needs relating to a specific part of the Action Plan.

Coaches include areas of expertise and past experiences of coaching, training, or providing technical assistance relating to specific elements of the Action Plan.

Application for Implementors:

Application for Coaches: 



Learn more about this initiative at our kickoff webinar on April 12th from 4-5pm ET.