Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/12/2020 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 15.5 Review and Potential Ratification of Application for the Education to End Hate Mini-Grant
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 2: High quality, culturally proficient, and responsive staff will provide engaging instruction respectful of all students' backgrounds to ensure they are college and/or career ready.
Goal 1: All students will receive a high quality education in a safe and welcoming environment with equitable and high expectations, access to technology, and instruction in the California State Standards that prepare them for college and/or career.
Policy:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Summary: Review and Potential Ratification of the application for the Education to End Hate Mini-Grant to provide Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias Professional Development to staff. The grant is funded by contributions from an ongoing philanthropic partner, the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and the allocation will be made by the Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation (CDEF).

Mt. Diablo Unified School District’s (MDUSD) plans to partner with the National Equity Project and the University of California, Berkeley, who have extensive experience in leading related educator trainings. These resources and professional development will help to expand the equity work and provide the opportunity and support for staff to develop their skill, knowledge, and capacity to teach Ethnic Studies in MDUSD. This grant, in collaboration with the MDUSD Equity Department, will help staff to move from information to transformation. This is a one year grant for $20,000 and will pay for substitutes, professional development and training, and staff time for collaboration and planning.
Funding: Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation (CDEF)
Fiscal Impact $20,000
Recommendation: Review and Potential Ratification of Application for the Education to End Hate Mini-Grant
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:
Jorge Melgoza - Equity Administrator
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Budget
Signed By:
Elizabeth McClanahan - Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Signed By:
Jennifer Sachs - Chief, Educational Services
Signed By:
Dr. Lisa Gonzales - Chief Business Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent