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The Instructional Administration Team is committed to leading and supporting instructional efforts with equity at the forefront to dismantle systemic racism, as outlined in the statements below. Our top priorities are: removing equity barriers to transfer, fully implementing Guided Pathways, and recruiting and supporting minoritized students, faculty and staff. We are each personally and professionally committed to this work on behalf of faculty, staff and students.
My equity work centers on assuring Instruction continues to close equity gaps and transforms from an open access institution to open success institution. This is demonstrated in:
I commit to:
My equity work centers on understanding the student. My work focuses on creating opportunity for and intrusively supporting students. My work helps guide students through multiple pathways to attain their career goals in a way that is individualized to their specific needs. My equity work centers on creating more flexible, forgiving systems in order to include all students, no matter their background or history.
I commit to being uncomfortable. I commit to sharing my experiences and learning from those of others. I recognize that my experiences are limited and I commit to listening to the experiences of others with authenticity, curiosity, and compassion. I commit to focusing on equity with intention rather than by reaction.
My work includes:
My equity work centers on three areas:
I commit to speaking against implicit bias expressed as doubts about the performance capabilities of current or prospective employees based on their name, race, accented English, country of origin, institution conferring their degree, and/or their work experience outside the U.S.
My professional equity work centers on two areas:
I commit to serving on the committee reviewing our degree requirements, increasing the transition rates of students from Basic Education into college, and learning more about systemic racism and its effects.
My equity work centers on:
I commit to improving my understanding of racial inequities, participating in ongoing courageous conversations, and advocating for institutional change.
My equity work centers on eliminating barriers, and providing individualized support, for F-1 international students to enable them to achieve their educational and career goals. This work includes personalized support:
I commit to think carefully about my words and actions, reflect on my own biases, and to communicate openly and honestly with students and my colleagues as I continue to learn and grow.
My equity work centers on ensuring all Funeral Service Education graduates have been exposed to a multicultural curriculum and are prepared to succeed in a diverse workforce.
I commit to practice being quick to listen and slow to speak and showing empathy for all. I commit to learning more about white privilege and the impact it has on society. I commit to engaging in activities and conversations that may be uncomfortable but are necessary to move forward.
My continued equity work centers on supporting the Strategic Plan through the Visions and Goal of;
I commit to continually learning about racism, privilege and to seek scholarly knowledge paired with learning about experiences shared by all humans through these lenses.
My equity work focuses on implementing best and emerging practices for increasing the success of all students at LWTech, with emphasis on the success of minoritized students. I have the great honor of working with multiple teams on campus whose primary focus is on supporting equitable learning outcomes for students.
I commit to continuing this good work, while also challenging myself and others to more overtly address racial disparities that persist even with its implementation. In order to do so more effectively, I commit to:
My equity work centers around:
I am committed to:
On a personal level, my equity work centers on social justice issues around poverty, human trafficking and immigration. Professionally, I promote a culture of respect, empathy and fairness in our program.
Moving forward, I commit to:
My equity work centers around:
I am committed to ensuring we have diverse student population which resembles to communities and families we serve.
My equity work centers on increasing the number of minority students, faculty, and advisory committee members in our program. I commit to seek the support of the local chapter of Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), in this regard.
I commit to learning the culture, values, and norms of the black race in an historical context. I commit to respect their cultural norms while interacting with them in any setting.
My equity work centers on helping integrate knowledge of white privilege, racism, slavery in a historical context in our educational system. I commit to working with Doug Emory to start a new course in black history at our college.
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