Navigating Difference-West Lafayette


Date(s) - 08/25/2021 - 08/27/2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Hampton Inn and Suites-West Lafayette


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This workshop has reached capacity. Please follow the link below to register for the wait list.


Purdue Extension is pleased to offer Navigating Difference, an intensive cultural competency training, on August 25-27, 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-West Lafayette, 160 Tapawingo Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906.

Workshop dates and times are:

  • Wednesday, August 25, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern with homework in the evening
  • Thursday, August 26, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern with homework in the evening
  • Friday, August 27, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Eastern

The cost of this retreat experience includes lunch on Day 1 and breakfast and lunch on Day 2 and 3 and all materials and instruction for $450. The registration fee does not include lodging. Please make your hotel reservations separately with the Hampton Inn and Suites-West Lafayette, 765-269-8000. We have reserved a block of rooms at $129.00 per night, plus tax and fees. Please ask for the Purdue Extension Navigating Difference workshop group rate.

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 Tuesday, July 27, 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