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Equity and Diversity Initiatives

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Equity & Diversity Initiatives in Our Community

Webster CSD is committed to creating a One Webster community that is anchored in an equity mindset. We strive to build systems that celebrate our community’s diversity as a source of strength and work to ensure that each of the stakeholders feel as if they are truly part of the “One”. Families Igniting Racial Equity (F.I.R.E.) is a vibrant, parent-led organization whose mission is to build a racially, socially, and economically-just community. The group includes parents, teachers, administrators, board of education members - allies all passionate about building a One Webster community that challenges the status quo, creates opportunities for productive crucial conversations, acknowledges historical inequities, and supports individual and group agency for change.

Equity & Diversity Initiatives in Our Schools

Webster CSD believes in creating a culture in our schools that is welcoming and engaging for all students and staff. Our faculty is engaged in an ongoing process of professional learning and personal reflection, with the aim to build a more inclusive curriculum and instruction that empowers diverse perspectives.
Students are encouraged to celebrate their authentic selves, both in their classrooms and through extracurricular activities. Webster offers a variety of clubs designed to provide students of differing backgrounds safe places to build community and advocate for change. The DREAM club, International Club, and the Gay/Straight Alliance are examples that our schools offer.

 

CONTACT

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Terry McCarthy
Equity and Diversity
Task Force Co-Director
Phone: (585) 216-0000

wcsdequity@webstercsd.org
 
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Lucia Kaempffe
Equity and Diversity
Task Force Co-Director

Phone:  (585) 872-4200
wcsdequity@webstercsd.org
 
 
 
 
 
Announcements
Hispanic Heritage Committee Launches Web Page
The Hispanic Heritage Committee is working to increase opportunitities for educaiton and support in our district. To learn more about the committee, follow this link. To see their calendar of events occurring in the Greater Rochester area, follow this link.

Webster CSD Partners with Urban-Suburban
Webster CSC is proud to take part in the Urban-Suburban (U-S) program. To learn more about this program, please follow this link.
To watch Superintendent Gumina's welcome message to our U-S students, please follow this link.
To learn about Webster CSD technology support available for our U-S learners, please follow this link.

Webster CSD Mission
We are a community of learners who nurture and inspire personal excellence, foster creativity and explore diverse opportunities, celebrate achievements and overcome challenges, and contribute locally and globally for positive change.

Webster CSD Vision
Compassionately Connected, Joyfully Engaged, Always Learning. Creating more inclusive and equitable systems requires efforts by all stakeholders to disavow societal scourges including racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, and ableism. Webster CSD is working both within our schools and with the broader community to dismantle the barriers that have resulted in disproportionality and inequitable outcomes for students.
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