We provide children with opportunities to see not only themselves, 还有其他人, 文化, 观点和想法.
多样性, equity and inclusion efforts at 芝加哥拉丁学派 enable us to fulfill an important element of our strategic plan, 这就要求新太阳城"...cultivate a more inclusive and supportive climate for all constituents.”
These efforts also further our expressed desire to ensure that all students and 教师, particularly those historically underrepresented, 利用他们的声音并茁壮成长. Latin is committed to fostering a school and classroom culture, 以及支持这些目标的课程. 在实践中, that means presenting students with authentic windows and mirrors, 视角多样，意义深远, immersive experiences that allow them to understand themselves, 其他人和他们周围的世界.
多样性 在芝加哥拉丁学校, diversity is defined as the wide range of human characteristics and identities--both individual and group--that inform an individual’s lived experience. We believe that there is inherent value in the perspectives, 的想法, and ways of being that are embodied in a diverse school community.
股本在芝加哥拉丁学校, equity aims to ensure that each individual has access to our resources and support according to their needs. We strive to empower community members on their paths to success. We acknowledge that paths to success will vary with each individual and we commit to creating opportunities for all members for all the community to thrive. 简而言之, equity aims to operationalize equality by differentiating support based on the needs of each unique individual.
包容 在芝加哥拉丁学校, inclusion is defined as actively creating and sustaining an environment of respect in which all members of the community feel accepted, 确认, 授权和安全. We agree that creating such an environment is a shared responsibility of all community members.
The following goals are the result of a process that included gathering input from students, 教师, 工作人员, 家庭, Alumni, Latin’s DEI practitioners and senior leadership. Five recurring themes emerged across all constituencies allowing us to identify both long term goals and short term action items that will assist us in addressing our comprehensive challenges. This work is both urgent and important and requires full participation in order to deliver the inclusive experience we promise to every student and family.
- Representation: Hire and retain more 教师 和工作人员 of color.
- Accountability: Create a culture of accountability for racist and discriminatory behavior.
- 包容: Create strategy for improving feelings of inclusion for Black and Latino/Latinx students.
- Professional 开发ment/Education: Embed DEI work into Latin’s culture by committing resources to programming and education for all constituencies.
- 课程: Examine and adjust curriculum to better reflect/represent/include underrepresented perspectives school wide across all disciplines.
Watch and listen to head of school Randall Dunn and director of diversity, equity and inclusion Eleannor Maajid discuss Latin's DEI Goals and Action Steps
教师 members who identify as 教师 of color
Our vision for educational excellence is to reinforce the value of an exemplary liberal arts education that makes learning inquiry-based, 个人的和包容的. Our approach expands each Latin 学习er's capacity for purposeful learning--whether in our school, 新太阳城的城市，新太阳城的世界.
- Chair: Eleannor Maajid, Director of 多元化、公平和包容
- Divisional Directors - Bliss Tobin (lower school), Deb Sampey (middle school) and Kristine Von Ogden (upper school)
- Divisional 多样性 Coordinators - Kasey Taylor (lower school), Jen Nabers (middle school) and Kate Lorber-Crittenden (upper school)
- 上学校 Dean of Community 学习ing - Suzanne Callis
- 多样性、股票 & 包容 上学校课程 Coordinator - Brandon Woods
- Board Members - Ron Seymore and Randy Mehrberg
- Director of Academic Initiatives - Ingrid Dorer Fitzpatrick
- Interim Director of 新太阳城网址 - Tim Cronister
- 主任沟通 & 战略计划-凯蒂·奥黛
- Director of Enrollment Management - Mark Copestake
- 教师 Council Representative - Nichol Hooker
- 家长协会 DEI Liaison - Felicia Clotworthy