In an effort to follow the Equity Policy at Washtenaw ISD, respond to the Justice Leaders Call to Action and Recommendations, and to live in to our commitment to equity, six action teams were established to support our transition to remote education now and into the future.
Please contact Naomi Norman if you are interested in serving on one of these action teams.
Purpose: Establish shared agreements across districts in preparation for learning, now and in the future.
Lead: Naomi Norman
Purpose: Share information and resources across districts.
Leads: Karensa Smith, Melissa Brooks-Yip, Carlos Lopez
Mental and Emotional Health
Purpose: Establish learning and technical support for mental health professionals
Lead: Holly Heaviland
Creative Approaches to Learning
Purpose: Creatively explore options for learning that are project and community based.
Leads: Carlos Lopez, Ethan Lowenstein, Jeff Dagg, Naomi Norman, Jennifer Banks, Amy Olmstead-Brayton, Kevin Upton
Purpose: Identify and coordinate professional development related to teaching in a remote learning environment.
Co-leads: Sarah Giddings, Melissa Brooks-Yip, Merri Lynn Colligan, Valencia Cade, Kevin Upton
Special Education and Access
Purpose: Ensure students with IEPs and others have access to the remote learning opportunities.
Lead: Cherie Vannatter