The New Hanover County Board of Education is actively seeking candidates from the community to serve on its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. This newly-formed Board committee will meet monthly and will be supported by the district’s ongoing Equity Work Group. The goal of the committee is to support equity, inclusion, and diversity in New Hanover County Schools. Applications for the committee will be accepted from October 1st - October 10th, 2019. The application form can be accessed by clicking on the link below:
“I am very appreciative of all that the Equity Work Group has been doing for the past year and a half and look forward to our committee sharing in the important work of building accessibility for all in our school system,” Board Chair Lisa Estep said.
Board Member Stefanie Adams will also serve on the committee. “This will be a very important committee for our Board. We want it to be inclusive of as many perspectives as possible and I’m looking forward to working with this group,” Ms. Adams stated.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee will meet for the first time on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The time and location will be announced.