Practices and Procedures
Examine our current practices and procedures at Highland Middle School to align with our committee's aim.
Initiatives for the HMS Equity & Inclusion Committee
in the areas of Practices & Procedures
21-22 School Year
- Review the Parent-Student Handbook and the bullying reporting system with our community stakeholders (parents, students, and staff).
20-21 School Year
- Meet with the District-wide Extra Duty Committee to address job descriptions to include equity and inclusion language into job descriptions for HMS Department Coordinators and Team Leader positions
Explore and assess the rules and procedures in the handbook as they relate to equity and inclusion
Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards
In December of 2020, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) implemented new teaching standards to better serve diverse populations of students. The Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards ensure educators from all backgrounds can teach Illinois' increasingly diverse students. For more information, use the button links below.