Welcome to the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Innovation

Nyack Public School's Strategic and Action Plan For Excellence Through Racial Equity

  The Nyack Public Schools Strategic Plan for Excellence through Racial Equity is a systematic process of achieving equity in our school district. The primary focus of this document connects key areas: vision, mission, goal, background, statement of beliefs, milestones and focus areas. The focus areas are comprised of four pillars. 

Pillar I – Culturally Responsive Workforce

Pillar II – Culturally Responsive Teaching & Learning

Pillar III – Culturally Responsive Family & Community Engagement

Pillar IV – Cultural & Organizational Transformation  

 STRATEGIC PLAN FOR EXCELLENCE THROUGH RACIAL EQUITY_final.pdf 
 PLAN ESTRATEGICO DE EXCELENCIA A TRAVES DE LA EQUIDAD RACIAL 1.pdf 

The Action Plan for Excellence through Racial Equity is aligned to the strategies in the Strategic Plan for Excellence through Racial Equity. The Action Plan for Excellence through Racial Equity has three components: the framework (based on the strategies), the execution (the work to be done), and the implementation which includes delivery, metrics, and measurement. Attached are the A-level priorities.  

 Action Plan_Communication Plan_Website.pdf 

 

 

 

Action Plan For Excellence Through Racial Equity Progress Report

The Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Innovation produces monthly progress reports. These reports include but are not limited to overall accomplishments, next step, a reporting summary, and a detailed report. Attached is the March 2021 report.   

 April 2021_esc1.pdf 

 March 2021_esc4website.pdf 

 Feb_report.pdf 

 

Sharing Our Work #NyackStrong

Director of Equity, Inclusion and Innovation Dr. Connally

 

Dr. Alexandria Connally 

Office: (845) 353-7016

Aconnally@nyackschools.org 

Removing Racial Bias An Interview With Dr. Christopher Edmin

Nyack Middle School Pillar III - Culturally Responsive Family and Community Engagement

PILLAR III CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE FAMILY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT  

Family Engagement NMS Equity Plan FINAL 2021 2 003.pdf 

If the District is to achieve excellence through racial equity, our BOE, administration and
staff must reach beyond the hallways and classrooms of our schools to engage all families
and stakeholders; to organize cross-sectors in collaboration, and ultimately to build bridges
between our schools and beloved community that uphold anti-racist beliefs, protocols,
practices and policies for the benefit of all children.

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Mattering

Article of the Week

I Am Asian American

Uncover the true diversity beneath the Asian American label.
 

Gallery of Excellence

LGBTTQQIAAP Matters

What Each of the Letters in LGBTQIA+ Means.

https://bestlifeonline.com/what-lgbtqia-means/

  

 

Mattering to Others at School

Academically Successful African American Male Urban High School Students’Experiences of Mattering to Others at School

 Mattering to Others at School.pdf 

Resources and Data 

Upcoming Events

  • "B" Day

    Nyack Middle School
  • C-Day

    Nyack High School
  • AP Exams

    Nyack High School
  • D day

    Valley Cottage School
  • "A" Day

    Nyack Middle School
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Institutional Racism: Raising awareness and meeting the needs of all students 

Panelists:

Karen Hughes, Former Board President/Current Board Member, Nyack Public Schools

Dr. James Montesano, Superintendent, Nyack Public Schools

Dr. Anael Alston, Asst. Commissioner, Office of Access, Equity and Community Engagement, New York State Education Department

https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/viewRecording/9080796575944976910/217885133091902471/aconnally@nyackschools.org?registrantKey=2385340310102913808&type=ATTENDEEEMAILRECORDINGLINK

Resources from the Guidance Office

Nyack Public Schools is excited to partner with colleges to continue our dual enrollment programs.  DE PLTW Flyer Eng Spa Cre.pdf 

HOW TO USE THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES
This program of studies is provided to inform students, parents, and guardians, about available courses and sequences, programs, and graduation requirements. This catalog is intended to answer questions that may arise regarding your child’s course of study. As you read through it, you are encouraged to reach out to the administration, counselors, and/or teachers with questions or concerns regarding academic, career, and personal/social goals.

CÓMO UTILIZAR EL PROGRAMA DE ESTUDIOS
Este programa de estudios se proporciona para informar a los estudiantes, padres y tutores, sobre los cursos y secuencias disponibles, programas y requisitos de graduación. Este catálogo tiene como objetivo responder a las preguntas que puedan surgir en relación con el curso de estudios de su hijo. A medida que lo lea, se le anima a que se ponga en contacto con la administración, los consejeros y/o los profesores con preguntas o inquietudes relacionadas con los objetivos académicos, profesionales y personales/sociales.

 Program of Studies 2021-2022 Spanish.pdf  Program of Studies 2021-2022.pdf 

Combating Racism

  

A Guide To Educating Yourself and Doing More
 

Nyack Public Schools Equity and Inclusion Resource Guides

These resource guides are designed to provide supportive materials to empower our staff and students.  The guides contain a comprehensive list of helpful resources such as articles, videos, grade level books, and the like. Our goal is to provide our building communities with tools that will educate and foster fruitful discussions as we continue to work towards eliminating institutional racism and engage in talks involving current events. Students need books that serve as both “mirrors and windows,” that reflect their own experience and give them insight into lives and experiences different from their own.  Educators play a crucial role in providing students with the language to speak openly about social inequities and discrimination. These guides provide teachers and families comprehensive lesson plans, talking points, and media to continue evolving as developing inclusive education is a journey that never ends.

 Resource Guide K - 5.pdf  Resource Guide 6-8.pdf  Resource Guide 9-12.pdf