Leading the way for the development of an inclusive organization
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An action plan for change

LEAD with an IDEA was created to guide organizations through a series of interactive discussions focused on inclusivity, diversity & empowerment, leading to the development of an organizational action plan for change.

Session overview

inclusivity & diversity
Define inclusive leadership, reflect on how to become more inclusive leaders, and analyze the organization’s strengths, weaknesses, areas of improvements, and goals.
empowerment
Reflect on personal identity in regards to social identifiers, and review how individual privileges, values, and personality styles impact the organization.
Empathetic Leadership
Define inclusive leadership, reflect on how to become more inclusive leaders, and analyze the organization’s strengths, weaknesses, areas of improvements, and goals.
inclusivity & diversity
Define inclusive leadership, reflect on how to become more inclusive leaders, and analyze the organization’s strengths, weaknesses, areas of improvements, and goals.

The value of diversityinclusion in the workplace

Better decision making & problem solving

20%

more likely to say they make a high-quality decision
Higher employee engagement & morale

10%

increase in work attendance
variety of different outlooks

29%

more likely to collaborate
increased creative & innovative ideas

17%

more likely to report that they are high performing

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the core concepts?

This program serves as a great introduction for districts to begin addressing DEI topics through an empathetic leadership lens. The program focuses on providing general DEI definitions then, walking district staff through an in-depth analysis that leads toward the creation of specific, measurable goals around identified areas of improvement for DEI.

Who is this program geared for?

It’s best to start with district admin and board members then, provide the program for district certified and classified staff. Finally, in year 3, provide programming for high school students.

How long is the program?

The program is typically 10-hours in length for admin/board, 6 to 8-hours for staff, and 8, 45-minute sessions for students.

What is the program cost?

The program cost is dependent on number of participants and sessions. For district administrators/board with about 40 participants, an average cost is about $12,000.

What program materials are included?

Schools receive access to a resource guide online which includes all program data from the analysis work that is done in programs, access to PowerPoints, videos, and the curriculum guide handout that is used during the program. We also provide an impact report that is created based on the pre/post-survey.