West Orange Public School District Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee

  • In the 2019-20 The West Orange School District formed the Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee.  The team is chaired by the district Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction and consists of over thirty members representing district administrators, faculty, and volunteer community members.

    The mission of the committee is to through its effort validate and celebrate the school district’s diversity in all its forms. As importantly through feedback sharing, critical and civil discourse, data collection and analysis identify focal points for improvement, further study, and/or information sharing relating to equity and access. The work and findings of the committee, therefore helps to inform BOE priorities and organizational goal setting.   

    The team is subdivided into the following Subcommittees:

    • Hiring Procedures and Practices
    • Curriculum and Instructional Materials
    • Diversity and Cultural Competency
    • Affirmative Action and Equity Planning

    By clicking “Committee Documents” tab to the left, you may find documents, artifacts, and action plans associated not only with the work of the Diversity, Equity, and Access Committee; but also the board approved district Comprehensive Equity Plan. 

    Please click on the link below to complete the subcommittee volunteer form:

    Diversity Committee Form (Application)