Kimberly EastonMulti-Cultural Coordinator812firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout KimberlyKimberly Easton, our Multicultural Diversity leader for the District, is a native of Columbus, Indiana. Easton, who founded KEI Connects, moved into the strategic communications industry after an extensive career as an award-winning Television News Anchor | Reporter. Easton has lived and worked all over the country with stints in the states of Virginia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California, Kentucky including Chicago, Illinois. She’s interviewed sports legend, Hank Aaron; poet, Maya Angelou; actress, Eartha Kitt; and political figures, Jesse Jackson, Oliver North, Governor Douglas Wilder, the First Black Governor of Virginia. Easton’s recognition for professional excellence in broadcasting include the National Association of Professional Women, the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, numerous Michigan Associated Press Awards and the coveted Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcaster's Award.With her media talents and connections, Easton directed and assisted in the publishing of several books, one of which hit the New York Times Best Sellers list on the day of its release. Armed with a Masters Degree in Communications and The Arts, an array of experiences in the field of communications, and a threshold of cultural experiences; Easton, as our Multicultural Diversity Leader, will continue to work with BCSC’s Stakeholder Guide Teams on the following initiatives established by the District:-Diverse Curriculum-Restorative Justice-Under-represented Teacher Retention & Recruitment-Family Academic Achievement NetworkKimberly loves traveling, swimming and spending time with family and friends, especially her 5 and 2-year old grandsons. She remains a long-time member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Multi-Cultural Diversity District Directives
Guide Team Challenge Statement: We, as the restorative justice guide team, will provide recommended guidelines regarding consistent process of discipline using practices to address the use of hate speech, language, and symbols across the district to protect all students and restore the harm done to all parties.
DIVERSE CURRICULUM PRE-K-12
Guide Team Challenge Statement: We, as the diversity curriculum guide team, strive to ensure district-wide instructional practices are intentionally incorporating culturally responsive and sustaining practices; so we can meet the needs of students of a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities increasing representation within the content of every classroom.
FAMILY ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT NETWORK | FAAN
Guide Team Challenge Statement: We, as a Family Academic Achievement Network will identify & support under-represented students through a family academic achievemnet network designed to achieve academic excellence to transition students into the next phase of their post graduate lives.
Under-Represented Teacher Retention & Recruitment
Guide Team Challenge Statement: BCSC’S teaching, support and administrative composition must reflect the diverse student population in the district in order to foster better outcomes for all students.