Equity and Diversity Council (EDC)
The West Hartford Public Schools boast a rich tapestry of diversity and culture.
The Equity and Diversity Council (EDC) seeks to promote equity, advance diversity, and foster inclusiveness, acceptance, mutual respect and support, civility and non-discrimination across all areas of our district’s programs and services. The work of the EDC is aligned with the WHPS’ mission and vision for Clear Paths. Bright Futures. No Limits.
- WHPS Equity and Anti-Racism Commitment Statement- Flip Version
- WHPS Equity and Anti-Racism Commitment Statement- Spanish Version
In the Service of Equity: The EDC Announces a call for equity-focused, grant-supported project proposals and community partnership opportunities that inspire, educate and engage our students. WHPS Inspiring Equity Grant-Supported Opportunities.
Cultural Competence Continuum
Understanding of one’s own
cultural identity, bias, prejudices and experiences of both privilege and marginalization
Commitment to the continuous improvement of skills, knowledge and personal growth needed to establish meaningful connection with people from various cultural backgrounds
Lifelong commitment to
action that supports
equity in each school