Districts across the country are fostering environments in which students and staff thrive by adopting policies and practices for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging (DEIB). However, we often struggle with finding data to inform decisions around these issues. Download this article to read six steps to consider for getting started, summed up here:
With your DEIB team, clearly define each separate concept. Align definitions with the district’s mission and goals.
Before we dig deep into relevant data, we must gain an understanding of student and staff demographics to identify key characteristics about the students, staff, and community.
Identify and track the most impactful DEIB metrics for your district. Examples are provided in the article.
Define a playbook that starts with a clear vision for success, including that of each individual child.
Download the article to learn three essential questions to provide guidance and monitor progress along the way.
A diversity, equity, and inclusion dashboard is an important tool that provides organizations with a visual representation of their DEIB status and progress.
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