Critical Race Training in Education

Skidmore College

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
Phone
(518) 580-5000
Email address
admissions@skidmore.edu
School Information
"Skidmore is a highly ranked, residential, liberal arts college situated on 1,000 acres of natural beauty in Saratoga Springs, New York. With 2,500 students from 40 states and 70 countries, 43 majors, more than 100 student clubs, funded research and internship opportunities, and 118 study abroad programs, it offers a dynamic college experience. Consistently acclaimed in national rankings, Skidmore has been recognized as one of 'America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges,' a 'Best Value' school and a 'Hidden Ivy.'" (Source: https://www.skidmore.edu/about/)
General Information
Skidmore College has mandated training on "anti-racism" in the academic environment for faculty and staff. Additionally, the college announced efforts to support social justice causes through the re-allocation of the president's discretionary fund towards anti-racist causes, as well as by inviting social justice experts to the "In it 5" series. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Faculty and staff receive training on “anti-racism in a college environment.”

  • Program and Research Funding

    Much of the president’s discretionary fund allocated towards speaking event on anti-racism, as well as student and faculty projects on the topic.

  • Resources

    Annual “In it 5” series will have workshops featuring social justice experts, educators and activists, film screenings, facilitated dialogues and an interactive bias response case study.

Last updated February 13th, 2021