Inclusion, Diversity and Equity
Kalamazoo RESA's Plan for DiversityKalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (Kalamazoo RESA) is designed for and committed to providing educational support and regulatory services to all the public and nonpublic schools and the public school academies within its legal boundaries. Kalamazoo RESA also provides educational leadership and acts as a proactive educational force in Southwest Michigan.
Kalamazoo RESA's mission is to provide innovative and responsive educational services to educators and learners through leadership, collaboration and support. To help achieve this mission, it is imperative that Kalamazoo RESA provides an inclusive and diverse environment that will encourage original thought, innovation and quality programs and services.
ABAR Leadership TeamThe Kalamazoo RESA Anti-Bias Anti-Racism (ABAR) Leadership Team exists to analyze and transform institutional policies, procedures, and systems to promote accountability within KRESA and the greater Kalamazoo community. We are working to embody the values of an anti-bias anti-racist service organization. The team’s purpose is to collaborate with others, promote organizational change, and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion as we seek to fulfill our core values:
- Collaboration: We work together
- Innovation: We find a better way
- Compassion: We lead with heart
- Trustworthy: We act with integrity
- Respect: We value all people
Join the Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Professional Learning Community
Purpose: To build Kalamazoo RESA staff knowledge and skill in implementing Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism practices. We seek to build knowledge and skills collectively to meet the service needs of our community.
Join us the Second Tuesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm of each month via Zoom. To sign-up, please complete this Google Form. A Zoom meeting link will be sent out prior to the meeting based on the sign-up sheet. We look forward to connecting with you.For more information about inclusion and diversity at Kalamazoo RESA, or to join the committee, contact one of our Team Leaders:
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