American Association for Affirmative Action Launches Enhanced Professional Development and Training Institute November 4 - 9, 2007

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Affirmative Action Association tailors its training for new equal opportunity and workplace diversity demands.

The American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), a national membership organization of equal employment opportunity (EEO), affirmative action and diversity professionals, is hosting its Professional Development and Training Institute (PDTI) at the National Conference Center, Lansdowne, VA, November 4 - 9, 2007. PDTI is one of the foremost training programs for affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity specialists in higher education, government and private industry.

Course offerings include Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Affirmative Action Plan Development; Complaint Processing, Counseling and Resolution; "It's About Respect": Preventing and Eliminating Harassment; Functional Affirmative Action Program Development (FAAP); Systemic Discrimination: "Identifying the Problem and Avoiding the Risk"; Mediation; Federal EEO Management; Fundamentals of Diversity Management - Part A and "Creating a Best-in-Class Diversity Strategy."

"This is the most comprehensive listing of EEO and affirmative action courses that AAAA has ever offered. It is also the most timely, addressing compliance issues and the emergence of diversity management as a profession in today's multicultural workplace," said Marjorie Powell, AAAA's chair of the PDTI Committee. PDTI faculty includes former officials of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, U.S. Department of Labor; college and university professors; civil rights lawyers and outstanding affirmative action and EEO professionals.

Individuals who successfully complete the prescribed PDTI courses receive the Certified Affirmative Action Professional (CAAP) certificate. Courses may qualify for HRCI credit. To register for the November PDTI program, go to:

The National Conference Center is located at:
18980 Upper Belmont Place
Lansdowne, VA 20176
Main Phone: 703.729.8000
Main Fax: 703.729.5382

American Association for Affirmative Action
888 16th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20006


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