Focus on Intercultural Competency
In January of 2021, Value Schools participated in an agency-wide professional development series on intercultural competency. Each school campus spent time working on a Campus Climate Inventory to gauge the need for change in school culture and curriculum. Below are summaries from each leadership team assessing the strengths and opportunities for growth at each school site.
Stop the Hate
That community is our community. Not only do our schools serve Koreatown, but we make our headquarters in a building shared by the Korean American Education Foundation. Our colleagues here share our values, including a commitment to education, to good citizenship, and to the dignity of every individual. We see them. We grieve their losses and are shamed by their justified fear. We must all do better to live up to our nation’s motto – “E Pluribus Unum.”