Focusing our efforts on creating a diverse school community, 为我们的学生和员工, provides for a richer educational and work experience for all. This pillar will focus on growing our employees’ and students’ cultural competency through intentional professional development and 课程. 在以下视频中, learn more about our goals and how in our first year work is already underway.
由 校董会 2020年10月, The Overlake School’s 多样性 战略计划 pillar continues the work from the previous two plans to build a community based on the school’s values of 包容 and Equity, where students gain cultural competency and 反种族主义 skills that will carry with them as graduates who create communities of 包容 and Equity beyond Overlake.
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The leadership of The Overlake School will engage in ongoing training and 职业发展 on social justice, 反种族主义, 文化能力; and design policies and 实践 for equity and 包容.
The Overlake School leadership – 特别是在cluding, 但不限于, 受托人, 管理员, 董事, 部门的椅子, and Parent/Guardian Association (PGA) leadership – will deepen:
- their shared ownership of Overlake's commitment to DEI
- and their leadership of Overlake's standing and strategic DEI commitments
by intentionally designing for cultural competency integration, 职业发展, and impact in their internal and external processes and 实践.
目标2—— 公平的 & 包括招聘
The Overlake School will design and implement an equitable and inclusive 招聘 process to recruit, 雇佣, and retain culturally competent educators with a specific focus on increasing diversity from underrepresented Black, 拉丁美洲人, 印第安人, 和亚裔社区.
The Overlake School will effectively 雇佣 and retain culturally competent educators and the Overlake employee (faculty, Staff, and administration) community will also grow in diversity, 特别是在, 但不限于:
- ethnoracial diversity - particularly groups that are significantly underrepresented, 包括非洲裔美国人/黑色, 本土/印第安人, 拉丁美洲/ a / x, 和APISA(亚洲), including Pacific Islander and South Asian)
- by intentionally designing equitable and inclusive processes and 实践 for employee recruitment, 招聘, 和保留, including cultural competency 职业发展 for 招聘 supervisors and teams.
目标3—— 公平的 & 包容的社会
The Overlake School will design and implement equitable and inclusive 入学 processes to recruit, 承认, and retain a diverse student community with a specific focus on historically underrepresented Black, 拉丁美洲人, and 印第安人 communities and socio-economic diversity.
The Overlake School student community will grow in diversity, 特别是在, 但不限于:
- ethnoracial diversity – particularly groups that are significantly underrepresented, 包括非洲裔美国人/黑色, 本土/印第安人, and 拉丁美洲/ a / x students; and
- socio-economic diversity of students’ families; and
Overlake will effectively increase it efficacy to support an ethnoracially and socio-economically diverse student body and family community by intentionally designing equitable and inclusive processes and 实践 for student recruitment, 入学, 和保留 including cultural competency 职业发展 for 入学 teams (Staff, 教师志愿者, 以及家长/监护人志愿者).
mg官方电子平台将进行审查, 评估, and design curriculum and instruction with an intentional focus on equity, 包容, 文化能力. Cultural competency skill development will be a core academic expectation.
Equity and 包容 will be at the heart of excellent teaching and learning at The Overlake School, 穿过校园, in both classroom and co-课程r programming; and all students will grow in their cultural competency as a core academic expectation through intentional design for equity, 包容, 文化能力 in 课程 and pedagogy.
目标5—— 评估 & 问责制
The Overlake School will design assessment tools to formally collect data and report on DEI goals. The Overlake School will utilize DEI data to inform policies, 战略规划, 和编程.
The Overlake School will integrate formative assessment of DEI into institutional processes and tools, in order to steward progress toward DEI goals; and Overlake will use longitudinal data about DEI to inform its policies, 战略规划, 和编程.