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Just The Tip of the Iceberg

Just The Tip of the IcebergDiversity, Inclusion and Respect:Making Schools that Work Well for Everyone!East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow ECHS Diversity TrainingFaculty Meeting October 10, 2012- Diversity, Inclusion and Respect: Making Schools that Work Well for Everyone!

Faculty Meeting November 14, 2012- (Cont) Diversity, Inclusion and Respect: Making Schools that Work Well for Everyone!

Faculty Meeting December 12, 2012- Socio-economics and the Impact on Education.

Faculty Meeting January 9, 2013 - Does Gender Matter?East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow WHY DO THIS???Coweta County Schools Strategic Plan

Educational Leadership; November 2004, 2007

The Threat of Stereotype

With Boys and Girls in Mind

Confronting the Racism of Low Expectations

We Cant Teach What We Dont Know by Gary R. Howard

A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Dr. Ruby K. Payne

Boys in Poverty by Dr. Ruby Payne

Boys Adrift by Dr. Leonard Sax

East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Objectives Increase awareness of both our own personal and cultural lenses and the impact of those lenses on individuals from other groups;Increase sense of own cultural identity;Expand knowledge of issues of power in cultural dynamics;Gain a greater awareness of how misunderstandings can occur in cross-cultural communication and strategies to avoid them;Increase our knowledge of and practice of effective strategies for interrupting culturally inappropriate/offensiveDevelop a personal action plan for both continued learning and continued skill development in diversity issues that will benefit the education of all students.East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Human DiversityCharacterized by physical differences, personal preferences or life experiences.

Cultural DiversityCharacterized by beliefs, values, and personal characteristics , e.g. cross-cultural relationships/communication, work style, and ethics/values.

System DiversityCharacterized by the organizational structure and management systems, e.g. teamwork, empowerment, school climate, and employee work ethic.DIVERSITY?East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Warm-up

WE ARE ECHS.. WHO ARE YOU?

One Word and StoriesTell someone about the first time you felt different.

What is the one word to describe it.East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Shared LanguageRace

Ethnicity

Culture

Diversity

Cultural Competence

Cultural AllyEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow

Coweta County Demographics 2000East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Coweta County Demographics 2010East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow East Coweta High School Demographics 2010East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow 35 % of our students are in the minority category.East Coweta High SchoolEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Coweta had a population 127,317 in 2010 (2000-2010 % change 42.71%)

Coweta is the 49th fastest growing county in the US.

Coweta County ranks as the 17th largest county out of 159 counties in population in Georgia.

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2009 20.07%

Coweta County Community DataEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 87.2%

Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 25.7%

In 2011 - 7480 students in high school

Median household money income, 2011 $56,277

Persons below poverty, percent, 2006-2010 10.2%

Poverty threshold for one person under 65 was $11,344

For a family group of four, including two children - $22,133.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau data released on September 13, 2011, the nation's poverty rate rose to 15.1 percent in 2010.Coweta County Community DataEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Languages Spoken by Students in Coweta County Public SchoolsLanguageLanguageAkan, Twi, Fanti, HousaKhmer (Cambodian)AmbaricKoreanArabicFilipino, Tagalog, IlocChinese all dialects PolishCzech / SlovakPortugueseDutchRussianFarsi, Dari, PersianSpanishFrenchSwedishGermanThaiGreekVietnameseGujaratiOther-African HindiOther-AsianItalianOther-EuropeanJapaneseOther-IndianEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Business Case for DiversitySeen as socially responsibleAttract and retain quality staffAttract and retain satisfied customersPrepare to successfully face the futureEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow As a group, place these personal attributes in the Diversity Wheel (next slide)SeniorityAgeDivision/Department/UnitCultural EventsEthnicityUnion AffiliationGeographical LocationFamily StatusAppearancePersonal ExperiencesIndividual InterestSocio-economic StatusPolitical EventsPhysical/Mental AbilityBelief System/ReligionRelationship StatusRaceWork Content/FieldFunctionManagement Status/TitleWork LocationPersonalityEducational BackgroundHistorical EventsGenderWorld EventsSexual OrientationEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow DIVERSITYWHEEL

East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow 4 Questions...What diversity do I see?

How am I managing it?

What is it costing me?

What is it costing my students?

East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow How do you manage and resolve issues surrounding diversity?East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Which students do you welcome?

Red Yellow Black WhiteGay StraightMale FemaleCute Ugly ?

East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow What is your hot button?Gay Straight PUNK FREAK GOSSIP Male Female NORMAL WEIRDCute Ugly Quiet Funny SillyRed Yellow Black White Brown

East Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow M.E.E.T ModelM E E TMake Time to DiscussExplore DifferencesEncourage RespectTake Personal ResponsibilityEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow Plan for ActionStart DoingStop Doing ContinueEast Coweta High School .. Preparing Students Today for Performance Tomorrow

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