How Can I Help You?: Improving Awareness and Maintaining an Inclusive Community for People with Disabilities
Union 227, 2:00-2:40pm (Session Period 1)
This session will promote simple acts of kindness and increase participants’ awareness of the resources available on campus. This will be an interactive and engaging presentation to help leaders to become aware of ways to improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our community. Participants will be invited to think about ways they can help individuals or ask questions about access on our campus. This session will also provide an overview of services available to all people with disabilities on our campus. Target audience: Employees and students who identify themselves as a leader or advocate, i.e. supervisors, committee chairs, mentors, student leaders.Presenters
Dr. Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson
Director, Student Access Center
Jason has worked in student services in higher education for eighteen years. For most of his career, Jason has focused on supporting accessibility and accommodations for students with disabilities. A native of Iowa, Jason holds an undergraduate degree in English literature from Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa. He came to Kansas in 2000 and worked with the PILOTS program and Student Access Center while obtaining a graduate degree in College Student Personnel. In 2019 Jason graduated with his doctorate in Student Affairs in Higher Education and College Student Development here at Kansas State University. He has worked as a professional with both the University of Akron and Kansas State University. While he has worked primarily with on-campus students, Jason also has an interest in supporting online students and making sure they are supported by the resources they need to succeed.
Director, Employee Relations & Engagement, Human Capital Services
Charlotte Self currently serves as the Director of Employee Relations & Engagement and ADA Coordinator of Human Capital Services. She has been with K-State for over 30 years in various human resources capacity. Charlotte is in charge of providing consulting services on employee relations matters, including policies and procedures, leadership development, mediation, dispute and conflict resolution, developmental and performance coaching, team or individual engagements and interventions. Supports managers and supervisors in creating an action plan to address performance and behavioral issues. In addition, Charlotte is the American with Disability Act (ADA) Coordinator. Whereas, she assists and/or facilitates accommodation requests for employees. A graduate of Manhattan Christian College, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Ethics.