Strategic Diversity Plan Outline
Mission and Overview The Cabot School district is committed to educating all students to be responsible citizens who value learning, treat others with dignity and respect, and successfully adapt to the demands of a rapidly changing society. The Cabot School District strives to meet the needs of “Every Child, Every Classroom, and Every Day”. The Cabot School District is committed to meeting the needs of all students not only academically but also socially and culturally by creating an atmosphere that embraces diversity and provides students with meaningful diversified and multicultural educational opportunities. The goals and objectives set forth in this strategic planned are aimed at providing a…show more content… The limited diversified make-up of the Cabot Public Schools current enrollment makes interacting with a diversified student body a challenge. To acquire and understanding of diversity, the curriculum implemented in the classrooms must provide students with the opportunity to gain insight in to other cultures, lifestyles and backgrounds.
II. Where do we need to be in the future? Due to the large Caucasian community that resides in Cabot, it is essential for the school district to provide opportunities for students to be exposed to diversity. Although a school district cannot change its population make-up, it can provide opportunities to its students that teach diversity, tolerance, dignity and respect. Students must realize that, although their every day encounters with students during their school years are limited in regards to diversity, the world that awaits them when they graduate is composed of people of different races, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, etc. It is essential that the Cabot School District provide not only a sound academic foundation for students but a highly, diversified cultural foundation, as well.
III. How do we get there? The Cabot School District must look to provide resources, experiences and a curriculum that allow students the opportunity to understand, experience and embrace diversity. The district must provide experiences that allow students to see outside of their community and more of a worldwide,