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?

DEI, Vulnerability/Risk-Taking

Do it Afraid…

In June 2019, Superintendent Light announced a strategic move to continue ABRSD's efforts to increase our focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), where I would shift my current role as Assistant Superintendent for Student Services to Assistant Superintendent for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The goal for this new position is to provide continued leadership… Continue reading Do it Afraid…