Inclusion, Uncategorized

Shift Physical Distancing vs. Social Distancing

These are uncertain and unpredictable times. We are bombarded with messages that order us to practice social distancing in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus. However, in a time when language is so important to maintaining our sanity and a positive outlook, many are urging us to top using the term 'social distancing'… Continue reading Shift Physical Distancing vs. Social Distancing

Bias, Diversity, Race

A World of Difference…

Yesterday I was unbelievably grateful to be able to spend much of the day with 29 of our tenth and eleventh graders as they embarked on their first day of training with two Anti-Defamation League facilitators to become A World of Difference® Peer Leaders. It was a day filled with what I call 'goosebumpy' moments… Continue reading A World of Difference…

DEI, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

How Are Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Different?

In July when I began this new position, I Googled "Diversity vs. Equity vs. Inclusion," just to see what was out there. The top hit was a link to this article, which does a fairly decent job of explaining the differences between these three concepts. Over the last few months, I have spent time reading… Continue reading How Are Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Different?