NAME is frequently asked for help in developing mission statements on diversity. Here are some examples found on the web. Please share your favorites by sending them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commitment to Diversity in Institutional Mission Statements - By Jack Meacham and Crystal Barrett, University at Buffalo–The State University of New York
Colleges & Universities
University of Nevada at Las Vegas - Mission Statement of The Multicultural & Diversity Committee
The Role of Diversity in Special Education Research – Position Statement by the Diversity Committee of CEC’s Division for Research
University of Georgia – College of Education
Defining Multicultural Education
A Synthesis of Scholarship in Multicultural Education - by Geneva Gay – A concise explanation of multicultural education, this monograph was written by Geneva Gay, Ph.D., professor of education and faculty associate of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington-Seattle. It was published in 1994 by NCREL’s Urban Education Program as part of its Urban Education Monograph Series.
On Educating for Diversity: A Conversation with James A. Banks – James A. Banks explains how to “transform the mainstream” so that all students function better in their home communities as well as in the larger world.
Multicultural Education- Connecting Theory to Practice by Allison Cumming-McCann
15 Misconceptions About Multicultural Education by Jerry Aldridge, Coordinator, Early Childhood Programs, and Charles Calhoun, Assistant Dean for Urban Affairs, School of Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham; and Ricky Aman, Cal-Tex, Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia