Navigating Difference Cultural Competency Training


Date(s) - 11/16/2021 - 11/18/2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Hampton Inn & Suites


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Purdue Extension is pleased to offer Navigating Difference, an intensive cultural competency training, on November 16-18, 2021. This is a professional development workshop for those who work across diversity in communities and want to improve their intercultural effectiveness. (It is not a train-the-trainer to learn to teach the program to others.)

The 3-day workshop will be held at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 2920 S. Reed Road, Kokomo, IN 46902.

Workshop dates and times are:

  • Tuesday, November 16, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern with homework in the evening
  • Wednesday, November 17, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern with homework in the evening
  • Thursday, November 18, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Eastern

The cost of this retreat experience includes lunch each day and all materials and instruction for $450. The registration fee does not include lodging. Please make your hotel reservations separately with the Hampton Inn & Suites Kokomo, 765-455-2900, or online at We have reserved a block of rooms at $109.00 per night, plus tax and fees. Please ask for the Purdue Extension Navigating Difference workshop group rate when calling. Hotel reservations must be made by November 1, 2021.

All participants and trainers will continue to follow the guidance of the Indiana State Department of Health as well as local and Purdue policies around wearing face masks and practicing social distancing. Updated information will be shared in advance of the session.

Please register by Monday, November 1, 2021.  Space is limited.  Once capacity is reached, registration for the workshop will be closed.

If you have any questions regarding Navigating Difference, please contact Kris Parker at or 219-386-5232. For questions about registration, please contact, Kym Schwinkendorf at

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