Host a forum for BIPOC families to share their experiences and to engage in a conversation about what supports and gatherings would be helpful to them to support online learning and anti-racist work at home
Ensure BIPOC families have access to ASL classes provided by KDES
Design Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) to create a formal mechanism for BIPOC families to ensure the inclusion of multiple perspectives on school decisions, programs, and ideas
Establish a Virtual Tutoring Center to provide academic support, now during remote learning, and in the long term for homework support after school hours
Create a special PAC (Parent Advisory Council) to separately interview high-level position candidates for their input
Host the first meeting of the Diversity Advisory Council (DAC)
Design the process to include DAC members as a part of the interview process for school leadership positions level Manager and above
Review progress and establish next phase of Equity Plan
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The Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University is a federally funded center with exemplary elementary and secondary education programs for deaf and hard of hearing students and is tasked with developing and disseminating innovative curricula, instructional techniques, and products nationwide while providing information, training, and technical assistance for parents and professionals to meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students from birth to age 21.
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