Improving cultural inclusivity in a rapidly diversifying suburban district

In the DeForest Area School District, Director of Instruction Rebecca Toetz navigates resources that don`t always represent a fast-expanding population of students of color.

There`s no shortage of concerns a chief academic officer has to juggle during the resource procurement and curriculum planning process. As the director of instruction for the quickly diversifying DeForest Area School District, located outside of Madison, Wisconsin, Rebecca Toetz, like many of her peers, grapples with these issues regularly.

Education Dive recently spoke with Toetz, who spent 17 years in the classroom, has a background in special education and also served as a principal, to learn more about ensuring accessibility in resources, providing opportunities for all students to see themselves in curriculum, and avoiding common pitfalls when implementing a resource...


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Ken Notes: Great interview at the link...



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