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Support for Building Community-Informed District Plans

Stakeholders as Champions

UPD’s recent virtual panel of district leaders discussed how they are going beyond typical forms of parent and family engagement, turning their community “stakeholders” into champions.

Our Students are Waiting on Our Best Ideas.

This is our moment for creativity and exploration. How do we navigate the challenge of engaging all voices in a thoughtful process that translates into an equitable, community-centered plan for schools and students? Through equity centered community engagement, metric setting, and designing learning-forward district strategies, we can help your district translate what you learn into a multi-year path for how to best use your federal funds

Authentic community engagement translating voices into metrics used to inform a community-centered ESSER plan.

create a plan

Developing a multi-year, community-centered ESSER plan that engages everyone, and has the best impact on students’ careers.

support launch

Supporting all partners as they manage the implementation of their community-centered ESSER plan.

closing the loop

Professional learning and ongoing engagement to support change in classrooms and communities.

Professional Development That Builds Cultural Responsiveness

We design district Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ADEI) professional development with our district clients using design justice principles. Through the lens of a comprehensive system (all learners at all levels). Our Connect – Disconnect – Reconnect framework joins new learning with opportunities to engage in authentic conversations AND relearning through job embedded learning and active reflection.

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