Integrating the four Tools of Cultural Proficiency with the PLC framework, this guide provides school leaders with practical strategies for building equity-focused PLCs to help all students achieve.

Valuing Diversity is a Reflection of Shared Beliefs, Values, and Vision

Valuing diversity is a reflection of shared beliefs, values, and vision

The person who is truly effective has the humility and reverence to recognize his own perceptual limitations and to appreciate the rich resources available through interaction with the hearts and minds of other human beings. That person values the differences because those differences add to his knowledge, to his understanding or reality. When we're left to our own experiences, we constantly suffer from a shortage of data.

—Covey (2004), p. 277

Getting Centered

Diversity is prevalent in our society. We cannot not have diversity. As you read Stephen Covey's quote, what came to mind? Do all students and adults at your school value diversity? Is diversity ...

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