COLLABORATIVE: Using Kindness to Promote Inclusive Learning Environments (90 mins)


  • Linn Jorgenson
  • Julie Owen
  • Esther Namubiru
  • Michael Smith
  • Mandy O'Neill


George Mason university is one of the most diverse learning environments in the state of Virginia. Our session will discuss how we can embrace this diversity and promote a sense of belonging for all learners. Our session will engage faculty in a discussion on how to create a kind environment that promotes belonging for all students. Faculty will leave the session with strategies that can be used in the leaching and learning environment.


Author Biographies

Linn Jorgenson

College of Education and Human Development

Julie Owen

CHSS-School of Integrative Studies

***TEA 2012 Winner***

Esther Namubiru

INTO Mason

Michael Smith

INTO Mason





2021 TUESDAY 3:00-4:30 pm