• MonDec16 American Indian Parent Advisory Committee Meeting 5:30 PMFHS Media Center
    • TueDec17 School Board Meeting 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • ThuDec19 IB Diploma Celebration & Silver Platter Breakfast 7:30 AM to 8:30 AMFHS
    • MonDec23 NO SCHOOL - Winter Break
    • MonDec23 Tiger Club open

equity & inclusion Department

Susan Samaha
Equity and Inclusion Coordinator
763-502-5063

Yusuf Mohamud
Equity and Inclusion Specialist
Hayes Elementary School
763-502-5220

Hope Laroche
Equity and Inclusion Specialist
Stevenson Elementary School
763-502-5316

Aloda Sims
Equity and Inclusion Specialist
Fridley Middle School
763-502-5406

The mission of Fridley Public Schools Equity and Inclusion Department is to:

  • Help all students achieve academic success by creating a respectful learning environment inclusive of their race, ethnicity, culture, language, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation.

  • Provide district-wide support for student achievement by helping students, parents, teachers and staff to give priority to educational equity and cultural relevancy.

  • Advocate for all students and families by providing support, community resources, and engagement opportunities.

What we do:

  • Support a positive building climate that leads to educational equity, inclusion and student achievement for all students.

  • Collaborate with school staff, principals and other personnel to promote student learning and achievement.

  • Cultivate opportunities such as post-secondary success, engagement in service learning and connecting students and families with resources.

  • Bridge support and knowledge between staff, students and families, as well as provide training opportunities to district staff.

  • Serve with community agencies to partner with local business and organizations to provide the best resources to fit family's needs. (Collaboration with Social Workers)

  • Develop, implement and evaluate strategies to increase cultural responsiveness.

  • Meet and participate with student assistance and intervention teams by providing multiple perspectives.

  • Help students and families to understand and navigate the school system; partner with parents/guardian during teacher conference to help understand student progress.


 


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