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Creative Connections: Fostering a Culture of Belonging in the Classroom and Beyond

Total Credits: .3 Workshop CEU(s)

Tammy Prater
3 Hours



In today's diverse and interconnected world, it is essential for educators to foster a sense of belonging among students. This dynamic workshop delves into the multifaceted concept of identity, exploring the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic background, abilities, and more. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the rich tapestry of identities within their classrooms, discovering how these diverse perspectives contribute to a vibrant and enriching educational experience. The tools and insights necessary to create an inclusive and welcoming learning environment for students of all backgrounds are provided.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explore identity with their students in the classroom. 
  • Utilize inclusive teaching techniques that ensure every student feels seen, heard, and valued. 
  • Apply practical methods for building a sense of community within the classroom. 

Digital Badge, Certificate, and CEUs

Learners receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of a virtual workshop evaluation. To earn CEUs and a certificate denoting the number of CEUs earned, the learner must successfully pass the learning assessment with a score of 80% or higher. 


Tammy Prater's Profile

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Associate Professor of History/Director Teaching and Learning Center

Jackson State Community College

Tammy Prater is an associate professor of history as well as the director of the Teaching and Learning Center at Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tennessee. Tammy believes in the power of creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere in the classroom, where students and faculty feel valued and connected. Recognizing the importance of dialogue and collaboration, she actively encourages open discussions, ensuring that diverse perspectives are not only acknowledged but celebrated.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests, minus a $25 administrative fee, must be received no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled event.  Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions are accepted at any time prior to the workshop by submitting a written request to The individual requesting the transfer is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with the transfer.