Global Awareness


  • Learn from and work collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions, and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue in personal, work, and community contexts

  • Understand other nations and cultures, including the use of non-English languages 

  • Use 21st century skills to understand and address global issues


Areas of Focus

Staff Diversity
In addition to considering a broad definition of diversity that encompasses ethnicity, age, geography, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, and many others, steps toward ensuring staff diversity should also consider a variety of experiences represented, a closer look at who is at the planning and decision making tables, and recruiting and hiring practices. more

Community Engagement
Community can be defined very broadly in this instance—beyond ethnicity or geography.  The work with community must always be responsive to examining assumptions and recognizing community needs. more