A Letter From District Administrator

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A Letter from District Administrator Greetings Parents, Staff, Students, and Community Members, Hazelwood School District is committed to providing an equitable education to our diverse learners with culturally responsive instruction. Through our commitment, we have formed a Strategic Diversity Planning team that consists of district and school administrators. The team reflected on the district mission, vision, student demographics, and performance data. Our extensive reflection revealed the need for improvement in educating each student. In response to the change in our student population and performance, the planning team volunteered countless hours of their time to create this Strategic Diversity Plan. This strategic plan will ensure our district’s commitment to providing a learning environment that is responsive to our diverse community. It will serve as a framework for the method we use to support our schools’ culturally and ethnically diverse students. This plan will assist the district in forming a learning environment that permits students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders to maintain their independent cultural traditions. The strategic diversity plan will assist the district in identifying the need for continual improvement to ensure all students receive an equitable education. The goals of the first year include implementing culturally responsive teaching strategies in all classrooms by the end of the 2015-2016 school year. This will assist in
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