Mission Statement: In order to eradicate institutional bias of any kind, including implicit or unintentional biases and prejudices that affect student achievement and their overall well-being, and to eliminate disparities in educational outcomes for students from historically underserved and underrepresented populations, the DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Praxis Collaborative shall recommend actions to proactively identify class and cultural biases as well as institutional barriers that negatively influence student learning, perpetuate achievement gaps, and impede equal access and inclusion to opportunities for all students.
Definition of praxis
a: exercise or practice of an art, science, or skill
b: customary practice or conduct
2: practical application of a theory
DEI Praxis Collaborative Year-1 Goal: “Building Your Equity Lens”