Office of Equity
The Office of Equity plans and manages the district’s equity program and initiatives, facilitates the district's Equity (Cultural Proficiency and Diversity Awareness) Committee, and is responsible for the district’s annual Equity Plan of Work.
Established in July 2019, the Office of Equity works to advance the district’s commitment to equity as a core blief that promotes fairness and impartiality by strategically aligning district policies and practices with overall goals. See recent news about our work here.
Meet the Office of Equity
Executive Director of Equity
My Role: Looking at ways to address and resolve gaps in education as we continue to focus on equity for all.
My Why: The opportunity to focus on "Equity" in our school district.
JCPS Equity Committee Member and MTSS Coach Emily Hargrove said that intentionality is key to reducing and eradicating systemic racism in education.
JCPS Executive Director of Equity Dee Edmundson told members of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation recently that learning begins with communication and engagement, which in turn promotes equity.