Equity and Diversity Team 2018
“Our philosophy was always one of continuous improvement and unwavering commitment to equitable outcomes for students.” ~Excellence Through Equity

The Omaha Public Schools in enriched by its diversity.  Differences are respected, celebrated, and valued.  We envision and intend that diversity be seamlessly woven into every facet of the District.  We will embrace a diverse student and staff population by providing a culturally responsive and inclusive environment that supports success and safety, fosters respect, while preparing for students to live, learn and work together productively in a global community. 

 

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Contact Information


Mr. Sharif Z. Liwaru,
Director
Title IX Administrator
OPS Strategic Plan Lead Manager
OPS Office of Equity and Diversity
Email: sharif.liwaru@ops.org


Christine Flott
Executive Assistant
Email:  christine.flott@ops.org


Sadie Dorn
AmeriCorps VISTA member
Email: sadie.dorn@ops.org


Joshua McNew
AmeriCorps VISTA member
Email:  joshua.mcnew@ops.org


Samuel Soundarajan
AmeriCorps VISTA member
Email:  samuel.soundarajan@ops.org

Omaha Public Schools
Teacher & Administrative Center
3215 Cuming Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68131-2024
Phone: 531.299.0307
Fax: 531.299.0367

Book List



OPSEquityDiversity Book Club

OPSEquityDiversity Book Club
1 member

These are great books for examining the multiple narratives and perspectives of our great and diverse world.


Books we've read



The Autobiography of Malcolm X


Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student


The Cultural Proficiency Journey: Moving Beyond Ethical Barriers Toward Profound School Change


Courageous Conversations about Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools


The Power of People: Four Kinds of People Who Can Change Your Life


They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America


Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom


It's Not Complicated! What I Know for Sure About Helping Our Students of Color Become Successful Readers


The Skin That We Speak : Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom


White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son


I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World


Genocide of the Mind: New Native American Writing



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