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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

CHREA Training

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Our office offers training in the areas of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility. If you are interested in receiving the following workshops, please contact us. Upcoming offerings are listed below.

Current Training Offerings:


Positive Space Training

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All spaces at Trent should be safe for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. 

Upcoming Training Sessions: No Sessions currently scheduled.

 If your department/group would like to schedule a training please contact humanrights@trentu.ca or extension 7725.  

For more information on Positive Spaces please visit the CHREA Positive Space page. 


Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Training

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility coordinates and offers various training initiatives related to the AODA.

Upcoming Training Sessions: No sessions currently scheduled. 

If you or your department/group would like to schedule an AODA training session please contact access@trentu.ca or extension 6602. 

Trainings include the following: 

AODA Customer Service Training
Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR)/Human Rights Code Training
Training for Educators 

 AODA Online Training is also available.  

For more information on AODA training requirements please visit the CHREA AODA Training page.


Accessible Documents Training

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility coordinates and offers various training initiatives related to Accessible Documents. 

Trainings include the following:

  • Accessible MS Word and MS Word Forms
  • Accessible Adobe PDF and PDF Forms (using Adobe Pro)
  • Access MS Excel
  • Accessible MS PowerPoint 
  • Customized training upon request 

Upcoming Training Sessions: 

CHREA Virtual Office Hours have been extended until July 25, 2018! Come visit us virtually on Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

May 2018

  1. May 2, 2018 - Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel Documents - Zoom Videoconference @ 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  2. May 8, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Documents with Adobe Pro - Zoom Videoconference @ 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
  3. New! - May 10, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Forms with Adobe Pro - Zoom Videoconference @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
  4. May 16, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Documents with Adobe Pro - Gzowski College Room 105 @ 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  5. May 17, 2018 - Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents and Forms - DNA Building Room C102 @ 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  6. May 24, 2018 - Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel Documents - DNA Building Room  C102 @ 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  7. May 29, 2018 - Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents and Forms - Zoom Videoconference @ 10:00 a.m - 11:15 a.m. 

June 2018

  1. June 26, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Documents with Adobe Pro - Gzowski College Room 106 @ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

July 2018 

  1. New! - July 5, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Forms with Adobe Pro - Gzowski College Room 106 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
  2. July 9, 2018 -  Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents and Forms - Otonabee College Room 219 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
  3. July 11, 2018 -  Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel Documents - Otonabee College Room 219 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m
  4. July 17, 2018 - Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel Documents - Zoom Videoconference @ 11:00 a.m. -12::00 p.m. 
  5. July 17, 2018 -  Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents and Forms - Zoom Videoconference @ 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 
  6. July 27, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Documents with Adobe Pro - Zoom Videoconference @ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  7. July 27, 2018 - Creating Accessible PDF Forms with Adobe Pro - Zoom Videoconference @ 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

 Register on the Human Resources webpage.  

If your department/group would like to schedule accessible document training please access@trentu.ca or extension 6602. 


Valuing Diversity Training

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility offers a workshop on valuing diversity. 

Upcoming Training Sessions:

There are currently no Valuing Diversity training sessions scheduled. 

To schedule a Valuing Diversity training session please contact humanrights@trentu.ca or extension 7725.