Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Updated: Aug 18, 2019
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee’s purpose is to provide specific educational opportunities for every student and staff member in an effort to embrace diversity and acquire the skills, knowledge, and confidence to positively influence the larger community at Bushy Park.
Chair/ Co-Chair Responsibilities:
Chair responsibilities include coordinating communication with school via meetings, phone calls, bulletin boards, emails, intercom announcements. (PTA Leadership, Principal, BOE). Managing budget and financial forms. Purchasing items for the school under the umbrella of DEI.*
Note: may not include all responsibilities at this time
Support the development of the DEI calendar of events
Catalog books and supplemental materials for DEI
Create and/or seek volunteers for morning announcements
Research new ways to expose students and staff to embrace diversity and acquire new knowledge.
Help decorate the school for certain approved holidays/celebrations
Assist with the International committee dinner
Be an advocate for DEI
Provide PTA sponsored support groups for parents with children requiring special needs (ex: ADHD, Dyslexia, etc.)