Does YOUR School Measure Up?
Please write down the strengths and weaknesses of the five P's in your schools.
There are a few questions that need to be asked:
Where can improvements be made?
What are action steps?
Who are the allies?
1 - Policy: Enumeration of the school’s diversity commitment through mission, strategic plan, handbooks, websites, etc.
2 - Programming: Diversity training and programming for all constituencies (board, admin, faculty, staff, students, families, etc.). Diversity and inclusivity curriculum.
3 - Practice: Consistent and meaningful revisit of policy and programs. Climate assessments, proactive changes, and meaningful responses to incidents.
4 - People: Critical mass of people in all constituencies who are supportive AND active on all levels.
5 - Pecuniary – Funding allocated in the strategic plan for supporting diversity efforts. Time and Staffing resources allocated to making efforts a reality.