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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

Volunteer opportunities:

  • 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.)

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