Mukilteo School District Equity Statement
The Mukilteo School District is committed to providing quality educational services to all students and their families, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, language, abilities, socioeconomic status, country of origin, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity. We are committed to promoting a vision for public education that advances inclusiveness, equity, and racial and social justice in our schools and society. We believe that excellence for all students can only be achieved through equity and our commitment to:
•Preparing all students to succeed by ensuring a culturally relevant curriculum.
•Recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse staff that more closely reflect the school community.
•Designing a plan that works to eliminate racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps.
•Providing staff members professional development that examines institutional beliefs, policies, practices, and teaching which promotes racial equity in achievement.
•Ensuring that equitable distribution of resources across buildings is based on individual school and community needs.
•Providing all students with access to resources, opportunities, supports and interventions that maximize academic success and promotes social-emotional growth.
•Identifying and removing barriers for our students in our current policies, procedures, systems, or practices.
•Establishing and maintaining community partnerships (e.g. parents, social services, community organizations, businesses, community colleges and universities) to better address the needs of students and their families.
Director of Equity
Administrative Assistant: Lisa Marshall