The Rockwood Voluntary Student Transfer Department has expanded its focus and changed its name to Educational Equity and Diversity. This change is part of our ongoing journey to eliminate the achievement gap in Rockwood.
There is a growing momentum in Rockwood to expand our thinking according to Terry Harris, director of the department. “We’re talking about the concerns of race and poverty and how they impact learning in the classroom. The focus is to improve education for all Rockwood students."
Educational Equity and Diversity is built around these fundamental beliefs:
Expectations: Ensure all students succeed as they realize their potential.
Engagement: Foster strong relationships: teachers to students – schools to families – communities to communities.
Examination: Take responsibility to ensure curriculum, teaching practices and policies meet students’ needs for learning.
Join the equity and diversity team and help work together with students, teachers, parents, and community members across all Rockwood neighborhoods to build connections and improve education.
Coordinator of Educational Equity and Diversity
Phone: (636) 733-2177
“We're working together to increase the scope of our efforts and prepare students for this diverse society and global economy.”
Meet the Area Supervisors:
James Bratcher - Marquette area
Valerie Green - Eureka area
Angela Lewis - Lafayette area
Jon-Pierre Mitchom - Rockwood Summit Area