The Culturally Intelligent Educator: Building CQ to Create Equitable and Inclusive Learning Environments

Fireside Discussion

Event Overview

  • Format Virtual
  • Duration 4 hours
  • Price $395 USD

The Culturally Intelligent Educator workshop was developed for K-12 and higher education teachers, mentors, and administrators seeking proven strategies to optimize their role as education leaders.

By learning to develop and apply cultural intelligence (CQ*) in yourself and others, and increasing self-awareness of how culture influences interactions with people from different cultural backgrounds, you can improve learning outcomes for your students.  *CQ is defined as the ability to relate and work effectively with people from different nationalities, ethnicities, age groups, and more.

This workshop is highly interactive and includes real-world practical application exercises, self-reflection activities, vivid examples, group activities, polls, and more – all focused on challenges and opportunities for educators.

Workshop Objectives 

This program will introduce participants to cultural intelligence and equip them with strategies for applying CQ to teaching practices at every level. The overall objective is to improve educator’s leadership effectiveness and to increase student success.

Workshop Learning Outcomes 

  • Increased self-awareness of your own cultural values and how culture influences your teaching
  • Understanding how to develop and apply cultural intelligence in your teaching practices
  • Enhanced effectiveness teaching, mentoring, and working with students who have diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Learn about your own level of cultural intelligence and the four capabilities of CQ: CQ Drive, CQ Knowledge, CQ Action, and CQ Strategy.

You Will Receive

  • CQ for Educators introduction video
  • What’s Your CQ? participant guide
  • CQ Pro Assessment & Feedback Report: View Sample Report
  • MYCQ™ e-learning program
  • Digital copy of Expand Your Borders, written by Dr. David Livermore
  • Certificate of Completion that can be shared and added to your social media accounts
  • Digital Badge to validate your accomplishments. Showcase your digital badge on your email, resume, and social media accounts!

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If you have questions about the workshop, we recommend reaching out to our Director of Public Programs, Jennifer Benbow.

You can email Jennifer directly to discuss how we can best help you meet your goals and whether this workshop is the best option for you. Contact Jennifer directly by clicking on the button below! You can also reach her at


Additional Information

Available Dates & Locations

Date Location Venue

14 Oct 2022

Friday, October 14, 2022, 11 am – 3 pm ET | 15:00 – 19:00 GMT

7 Nov 2022

Monday, November 7, 2022, 8 am – 12 pm ET | 13:00 – 17:00 GMT

Schedule & Objectives

Workshop Agenda & Objectives 

Culture Matters

  • Become familiar with facilitator, co-participants, and purpose of the workshop
  • Recognize the relevance of cultural intelligence
  • Be able to define “culture”

Mapping Cultural Diversity

  • Understand ten cultural value dimensions
  • Identify behaviors typically associated with each cultural value preference
  • Develop awareness of the cultural value preferences of self and others

What’s Your CQ? Overview

  • Develop an understanding of cultural intelligence
  • Recognize the importance of cultural intelligence as a key capability for intercultural

What’s Your CQ Drive?

  • Understand the importance of CQ Drive for intercultural effectiveness
  • Reflect on CQ Drive scores and learn strategies for improvement
  • Know how to apply CQ Drive

What’s Your CQ Knowledge?

  • Understand the importance of CQ Knowledge for intercultural effectiveness
  • Reflect on CQ Knowledge scores and learn strategies for improvement
  • Know how to apply CQ Knowledge

What’s Your CQ Strategy?

  • Understand the importance of CQ Strategy for intercultural effectiveness
  • Reflect on CQ Strategy scores and strategies for improvement
  • Know how to apply CQ Strategy

 What’s Your CQ Action?

  • Understand the importance of CQ Action for intercultural effectiveness
  • Reflect on CQ Action scores and strategies for improvement
  • Know how to apply CQ Action

Case Study

  • Apply knowledge about cultural values and CQ to a specific case study
  • Understand leading practices for effective, diverse teams

CQ Action Plan

  • Create an action plan for improving and applying CQ
  • Be motivated to develop CQ in self and others


Fees & Cancellation Policy

Full payment is due upon registration or within 7 days of receiving an invoice for the workshop and is non-refundable.

We reserve the right to cancel a workshop session 30 days out. Full refunds will be given if we do so.

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