Diversity equity & inclusion
DEI Statement: Detroit Country Day School believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are educational imperatives for the intellectual, social, and moral growth of every child. We honor the dignity of every human being and value the differences that exist and are expressed throughout our vibrant school. Members of our community are treated fairly and provided access to genuine opportunities to thrive. Our commitment is to nurturing an inclusive environment in which all students can participate fully and have a sense of belonging. Diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich learning and are essential characteristics of our school community.
The wide range of human differences used to describe individual and group identities. These differences may or may not be visible and quantifiable.
~Adapted from The NAIS AIM Users Guide and Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
Ensuring that all community members have access to what they need to fully participate in school life and reach their full potential.
~ Adapted from No More Failures: Ten Steps to Equity in Education by S. Field, M. Kuczera and B. Pont.
Being inclusive means creating an environment in which every person feels accepted, safe, supported, and affirmed.
~ Adapted from NAIS AIM Users Guide.