May 7, 2011
Cohort 5
Diverse Families
Group #2 Outline
Middle School Monthly Staff Meeting Agenda for 10 Months
(community stakeholders involved for meeting 5-10)
1) Cultural Proficiency
  • Bring up issue
  • Share data of demographics, scores, etc.
2) Set ground rules to establish trust and safety
  • Storytelling allows colleagues to get to know each other on a deeper level
  • Use a partner interview procedure
3) Explore Cultural Continuum
  • Self-assessment Survey
  • Cultural continuum
4) Panel of diverse community leaders
  • Formal presentation of their background, values, goals, traditions
  • Q & A
5) Stakeholders gather to explore
  • Current practices
  • Propose new practices
  • Use Response Sheet of Essential Elements

6) Stakeholders discussion
  • Set goals via Word Cloud and other dynamics
7) Establish a vision
8) Implementation of goals
9) Assess
10) Future