Category Archives: Positive Practices

Summary of Ethical Statements on Diversity/Inclusivity by Professional Organizations

The attached document (pdf format), contains statements on working with diverse populations and inclusivity from selected from professional organizations, including American School Counselor Association (ASCA), School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA), American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), American Association of … Continue reading

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Equity Audit: A means to assess school climate

Attached in pdf format is an “Equity Audit”, an instrument designed to assess the climate for diversity or inclusivity within a school setting. Adapted from Frattura, E.M., & Capper, C.A. (2007). Leading for social justice: Transforming schools for all learners. … Continue reading

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Parent Advocacy Training

Nationwide Parent Advocacy Trainings to Launch on August 10 Series of Trainings Aims to Identify and Support African American Parent Leaders COLUMBUS, OH, AUGUST 2, 2012 – Next week marks the official launch of a series of nationwide trainings aimed … Continue reading

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Positive Practices: Gaylord Schools and Strive Program

Here is discussion of in the Minneapolis Star and Tribune about the Strive program used by Gaylord Schools in Minnesota as a program to address the achievement gap between non-white and white students. (copy and paste link) http://www.startribune.com/local/151322195.html?page=1&c=y

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Positive Practices

Here is an example of work done in one school district through the use of race-specific groups to boost esteem and academic performance: (copy and paste the link to your web browser) http://www.startribune.com/local/east/146611055.html Thanks to UWRF School Psychology graduate student … Continue reading

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