Department Information

JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS, WEST VIRGINIA

CULTURAL MISSION STATEMENT

In an ever-changing society, it is necessary for our students to be prepared to live and learn in a world different from the past. The cultural diversity committee strives to provide a positive learning and work environment for all students and employees by developing, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures that enhance cultural diversity, provide meaningful multicultural education, and promote diversity in staffing Jefferson County Public Schools.

CULTURAL OBSERVATIONS:
September 15 - October 15 - Hispanic Heritage Month
November - National American Indian Heritage Month
November - National Jewish Book Month
January 22 - Chinese New Year's
February - Black History Month
March - Women's History Month
May - Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

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