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Human Resources

Compliance Training

Protecting Children: Shine a Light

As part of our initiative to protect minors who may participate in experiences on the Skidmore campus or otherwise visit our community, all employees (faculty, staff, union, part time, etc.) are required to review a brief, ten (10) minute video program on this important topic. To read about the policy in detail: https://www.skidmore.edu/minorspolicy/policy.php 

Steps to access the training site:

    1. Go to https://www.skidmore.edu/apps/edu_risk/
    2. Enter your Skidmore College login credentials to access the Training Portal
    3. Once on the Training Portal site- click Protecting Children: Shine a Light, listed under My Courses
    4. Once the Launch site appears - click the Launch button
    5. A pop-up window will begin the training, click the next button until you complete all pages
    6. Note: be sure to select the affirmation button for viewing the video
    7. Upon completion, please close both the pop-up window and the Training Portal browser
    8. You will receive an email that includes a link to your completion certificate 

Prevent Discrimination and Harassment Together

This is an online, interactive, question based training which will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. To read about the policy in detail: https://www.skidmore.edu/hr/eeo_diversity/staff.php#ahp

Steps to access the training site:

  1. Go to https://www.skidmore.edu/apps/edu_risk/
  2. Enter your Skidmore College login credentials to access the Training Portal
  3. Once on the Training Portal site- click Prevent Discrimination and Harassment Together listed under My Courses
  4. Once the Launch site appears - click the Launch button
  5. A pop-up window will begin the training, click the next button until you complete all pages 
  6. Upon completion, please close both the pop-up window and the Training Portal browser
  7. You will receive an email that includes a link to your completion certificate 

Please note that since this training is an annual requirement, you will be required to re-take this training as part of the College’s annual roll out unless your hire date was within the grace window as defined by the College.

Instructions with screen shots can be found HERE for the Protection of Minors training and HERE for Prevent Discrimination and Harassment Together training. Thank you in advance for your attention to these important training modules.

For assistance please contact the Human Resources office: (518) 580-5800. 

EEO and Diversity