Equity and Inclusion - HMS

Our aim is to foster the Highland Middle School environment so that students feel that they belong, value multiple points of view, & celebrate each other's differences.  

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During the 2020-2021 school year, a group of HMS Staff members began the important work of focusing on equity and inclusion at HMS. The committee's work will be ongoing. Our initial areas of focus include: Curriculum, The Highland Community, Policy & Practice, and Professional Development.

Curriculum
Work with the District 70 K-8 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee to evaluate and enhance equity and diversity topics that are integrated into the curriculum.

 

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The Highland Community
Collaborate with all Highland Community stakeholders to develop a school environment that supports our committee's aim.

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Practices and Procedures
Examine our current practices and procedures at Highland Middle School to align with our committee's aim.

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Professional Development
Develop and procure training opportunities for teaching staff at Highland Middle School that support an equitable and inclusive school environment.