We are proud of our work for equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in Bellingham Public Schools—and we know we can always be doing better. As we ring in 2019, I shared some initiatives we are working on to continue to bring EDI to the forefront of our work.
We are working to revise The Bellingham Promise to make sure it absolutely conveys how central equity, diversity and inclusion are to us.
We started a new class called the Bilingual Educator Academy with the goal of recruiting future teachers who reflect our community as a whole. I encourage you to take a moment and watch our latest edition of “What’s Up Doc,” our recurring video feature where students interview me about a topic of interest, to hear more from these amazing young people.
For more information about each of these, please see my message to families, staff and the community. I welcome your comments, reflections or suggestions for me and our staff and schools.
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