11/9/20 Equity Council Minutes

Equity Council Meeting

November 9, 2020

6pm

Present: Kristin Healy, Dorene DiNaro, Bianca Belmonte-Sapien

Absent: Kendra Brown, Sabrina Seedor, Florencio Reza, Alfreda Begaye, Victoria Tafoya

Agenda: Underserved Populations- Advisory Topics for Equity

Draft Minutes: October Draft Minutes sent in email, no corrections noted.

Reviewed requested data-04% NA (Navajo, Laguna, Isleta, Zuni, Jicarilla Apache, Mescalero Apache), 47% Economically Disadvantaged (determined through free/reduced lunch qualified).

Possibilities for educating around Dreamers as a status group. UNM Farmworkers acknowledgment celebration.

LGBTQ opportunities for education. Safe Zones at 21st Century Public Academy.

Conversations for context with cultural underpinnings in content readings (Voodoo, Dia De Los Muertos). Follow-up by teachers with dialogue, discussion for impacted groups.

Next Meeting: December 7, 6-7pm (meetings will occur 1 hour prior to PTA)

Agenda: Underserved Populations- Advisory Topics for Equity

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Time: 6pm

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10/12/20 Equity Council Minutes

Equity Council Meeting Draft Minutes

October 12, 2020

6pm

Present: Kristin Healy, Doreen DiNaro, Kendra Brown, Alfreda Begaye, Victoria Tafoya, Bianca Belmonte-Sapien (absent- Sabrina Seedor, Florencio Reza)

Agenda: Underserved Populations- Advisory Topics for Equity

Minutes: September Draft Minutes reviewed, no corrections/additions. Access to 21st Century as a choice- 10% EL, 19% Special Education, XX% NA, XX% Economically Disadvantaged. Ms. B will work with STARS coordinator on 40 Day Data pull for NA population including Tribal Affiliation. Possible Bus Routes (NE/SE) as a means of access. Resources and curriculum for teachers to share (such as Indigenous People’s Day). What are the curriculum, resources, and how can teachers adjust? Possibility of recognition of monthly cultural celebrations across the school- A fact, sound clips a day for the month- start with something small, such as current events connections. Add local/culturally significant Wax museum choices. How can we get our teachers on board? Question: What is the demographic make-up of our staff? 32% Male. Question: Curriculum/Textbooks used by teachers? Availability of books by people of color at 21st Century. Choice of book for SSR during homeroom, what is the topic/author composition of book grade level lists? EL book purchases with diverse cultural significance. Discussed OSI uses of cultural resources in NM.

Next Meeting: November 9, 6-7pm (meetings will occur 1 hour prior to PTA)

Agenda: Underserved Populations- Advisory Topics for Equity

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9/28/20 Equity Council Minutes

Equity Council Meeting Draft Minutes:

September 28, 2020

6pm

Present: Kristin Healy, Doreen DiNaro, Kendra Brown, Florencio Reza, Alfreda Begaye, Victoria Tafoya, Bianca Belmonte-Sapien (absent- Sabrina Seedor)

Agenda: Welcome, Open Forum for Advisory Topics

Welcome and Introductions

Reviewed Purpose for Equity Council Advisory capacity, to represent voice for underserved populations and Equity, CLR Framework Reviewed (Council established Spring 2019)

Open Advisory Forum: (By email) Sabrina- remote learning working well with fewer distractions, increased focus. Victoria- gifted identification in this population and sports participation data review for number of language learners, lessons that expand student voice, venues for further exploration to honor student voice. Kendra- concern over name calling, themes for black equity in education, conversations among adults, topics in social justice, themes in teaching, authors/books. Doreen- special education services good, history months implemented? UNM Guest Speakers. Kristin-other outlets for expression (video/audio), practice point of view, access to text to speech, snap and read, cowriter. Florencio- helping students with frustration and focus without distraction, help with diagnosis of learning needs, counseling services and family supports. developmental disabilities and the challenges with technology during remote learning, emailing teachers to communicate for support.

Next Meeting: Oct. 12, 6-7pm (meetings will occur 1 hour prior to PTA)

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October Agenda: Underserved Populations- Advisory Topics for Equity

9/28/20 Equity Council Agenda

Equity Council Meeting
Time: Sep 28, 2020 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Agenda: Welcome, Open Forum for Advisory Topics.