The high school counselors will try to schedule students of color together in advanced track classes to create student support groups.
Additional Anti-Racism staff training will begin during the 2018-2019 school year.
District staff engaged in professional learning related to implicit bias, and how we all have biases that we need to acknowledge and work to eliminate within our daily interactions.
Year two faculty and other staff and community participated in a four-day social justice workshop focused on developing and/or deepening their understanding of privilege and oppression, and the role each plays in their lives and the lives of others including their students.
Over 50 district staff participated in the annual social justice book club.
Staff from multiple schools and the central administration participated in a multi-day, regional workshop in support of understanding and analyzing systemic racism and bias.
Students trained by the Anti-Defamation League
Developing partnerships with universities and colleges in order to form relationships with prospective teachers of color prior to and including senior year
Staff are committed to attend Crossroads’ Anti-Bias/Anti-Racist (ABAR) two and a half day training focused on understanding and analyzing systemic racism.
Staff have participated in several social justice professional development opportunities both district and building level, with many opportunities planned for the rest of the year.
We’re working with Crossroads to provide staff and parents with anti-racism/anti-bias training.
Over twenty teachers will be attending the Witnessing Whiteness Program beginning in January.