Educational Equity Committee Meeting Minutes – April 30, 2021

District Mission: The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence and succeed in reaching their potential.

Chairperson: Tito Parker

Secretary: Dulce Sanchez

The Educational Equity Committee met on Friday, April 8, 2021 at the ESC Room 105.

Committee Members Present: Tito Parker, Stephan Pearson, Karen Mackey, Shana Michalksi

District Employees and School Board Directors Present: Dr. Jen Gomez, Stephanie Alcaraz, Lashawna Moyle, and Dulce Sanchez.

Guests: Heidi Anthony & Cindy Foland

Educational Equity Committee Membership

Dr. Gomez reviewed the committee’s term memberships.
Dr. Gomez also announced the opening of her position.

Middle and High School Science and 6th Grade Dual Language Curriculum and Material Adoption

Heidi Anthony and Cindy Foland presented the Middle and High School Science and 6th Grade Dual Language Curriculum and Material Adoption.

Roundtable Items/ Upcoming Dates and Events

  • Bernie Hess is retiring from the EEC.
  • Equity Liaisons are working on the end of the year recognition programs for our Native American and African American/Black students.
  • The May EEC Meeting is cancelled.