• Inclusion, Diversity and Equity


    Kalamazoo RESA's Plan for Diversity

    Kalamazoo 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 Team

    The 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.


    Locations, Dates, & Times

    Juvenile Home School
    1424 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo 49048
    2nd Tuesday of the Month
    2:40 pm - 3:40 pm


    WoodsEdge Learning Center
    1501 E. Milham Ave., Portage 49002
    1st Thursday of the Month
    2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

    For more information about inclusion and diversity at Kalamazoo RESA, or to join the committee, contact one of our Team Leader:

    Documents & Resources