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The Board of Education Advisory Councils

Racial Imbalance Advisory Council

Meeting Agenda

Date:January 23, 2017
Time:9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Location:Quinsigamond Elementary School
14 Blackstone River Road, Worcester, MA 01607
  1. Introductions

    Name, . Name, role, why is this work important to you (2 min each person)

  2. Overview of the RIAC 2016-2017 charge and timeline of work

    • Identifying best practices for increasing educators’ cultural proficiency that districts of diverse sizes and capacities can pursue

    • Identify guidelines that districts can use in assessing their own cultural proficiency needs - guidelines that are adaptable to diverse districts contexts.

    • Input on a draft of the Equity update, particularly regarding how we can make it useful for stakeholder organizations.

    • Input on drafts of Equity plan tools, particularly regarding how they can be accessible to and useful for districts of diverse sizes and capacities.

  3. Answer clarifying questions regarding the Equity Report and pre-work/reading

  4. Activity on draft Equity Plan update

  5. RIAC members share with ESE work they are currently doing; resources; and any upcoming conferences

  6. Meeting wrap-up and next steps



Last Updated: December 28, 2016
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