Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion



Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is central to our work at CIS. We must recognize and celebrate diverse backgrounds, help create equitable outcomes, and provide an inclusive environment in order for our students to thrive and succeed.

Since 2017, a collaborative group, comprised of representatives of the Network and National Office, has researched best practices from the field, discovered insights from our own network, and listened to leading voices across the country resulting in the formal launch of our CIS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative at Town Hall 2019.

We have designed a roadmap, an organizational assessment to evaluate your position on a five-point DEI Stakeholder Continuum, a resource guide, and additional training and support materials available here on the NRC that make it easy to get started exploring the work with these tools.