Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Resources and Trainings

Published: 11/8/2023 11:11 AM

​​​​​​​​​The Division of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging offers a menu of professional learning opportunities. Students deserve access to high-quality instructional resources (HQIRs) that are engaging, accessible and inclusive of the cultural diversity and perspectives of their communities. The Kentucky Department of Education is committed to providing guidance that supports the selection of resources that are culturally relevant, free from bias, and accessible for all students​​.

The professional learning opportunities are intended to support the Professional Standard for Educational Leaders (PSEL).

Specifically, the offerings support PSEL Standard 3, Equity and Cultural Responsiveness: “Effective educational leaders strive for equity of educational opportunity and culturally responsive practices to promote each student's academic success and well-being."​

Professional Learning offerings include topics around:

​​​Additional Resources include:

Sharon Porter Robinson with students 

Please contact Damien Sweeney, Ed.D., at damien.sweeney@education.ky.gov​ with any questions.


​​Damien Sweeney, Ed.D.
Office of Teaching and Learning
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 892-6639, ext. 4545 
Fax (502) 564-6470

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