The Equity Department aims to ensure that Columbia Public Schools is an educational and working environment unimpeded by bias or discrimination, where scholars and staff of all backgrounds and experiences are welcomed, included, encouraged, and can succeed and flourish.
Columbia Public Schools Board of Education Equity Statement
"Columbia Public Schools, through action and in partnership with families and the community, will uphold the values, policies, and practices that promote cultural competence. We will accept, embrace, and empower students and staff in their individual identities to establish and sustain human dignity, justice, equitable treatment, and inclusiveness in the classroom and workplace."
Upcoming CPS Equity Department Events
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The Home School Communicator is a "liaison" between families and school regarding the needs of the child. They are active in ensuring all children are receiving the proper support to improve their educational experience.
The Student Support Services office of Columbia Public Schools works with students, administrators, teachers, and families to help students find success, both academically and behaviorally, in their home school setting.
The Multicultural Achievement Committee (MAC) program is a holistic, collaborative, educational support function of Columbia Public Schools. The MAC program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and support to succeed academically, emotionally, and socially.