CULTURAL EQUITY EDUCATION PROJECT
Our mission is to cultivate a culture of respect to ensure our school district is welcoming for everyone.
Our vision is a school community in which every student and adult will experience a caring, equitable, and inclusive educational environment where all are valued.
2019 CTLE / IN-SERVICE WORKSHOPS
- Offered through the Washingtonville Teacher Center
- Sign up on My Learning Plan
- In-service credit and CTLE available
- Additional Workshops will be announced in Spring 2020
- Designed to train, educate, challenge, and empower educators to create Culturally Responsive Classrooms.
- Topics include: Gender Equity, Anti-Semitism, Poverty, Immigration, People with Disabilities, Racism, LGBTQIA+
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE
- Culturally and Literary Responsive Curriculum Practicum
- Course begins 9/26 from 3:30 to 6:30pm.
MIRRORS & WINDOWS: SELECTING AND REPRESENTING ALL STUDENTS IN LITERATURE AND HISTORY
- Examining the difference between literature that provides a mirror and a window to our students; we will explore literature and historical classroom teachings that have been harmful to all students, primarily students of color.
A cooperative book study program focusing on multiple titles related to facilitating self-reflection and equitable teaching practices.
- Respect Committee established at High School
- Planning for Expansion
- Survey Conducted
- Community Involvement
- Respect Committee becomes Cultural Equity Education Project
- Middle School Expansion
- October Conference Day
- Workshop Series
- BOE Presentation
- Community Gathering
- Equity Audit
- Elementary Expansion
- Workshop Series
- Book Club
- Integration of Students
- Community Gatherings
- Building-Level Meetings
- Teaching Tolerance Training
- “Speak Up At School”