Department Information

JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS, WEST VIRGINIA

CULTURAL MISSION STATEMENT

The cultural diversity department strives to provide quality programs that will equip employees and students with tools in culturally proficient leadership.  These tools will increase understanding in how to respect differences, ensure a positive and culturally enriched learning environment, and prepare learners to live in the global society.  Our department will implement and monitor policies and procedures that enhance cultural diversity, encourage meaningful conversations, and provide a significant multicultural education.


CULTURAL OBSERVATIONS:

September 15 - October 15 - Hispanic Heritage Month 
September-Deaf Awareness Month
October-National Bullying Prevention Month
November - Native American History Month 
January 22 - Chinese New Year's 
February - Black History Month 
March - Women's History Month 
April-Genocide Awareness Month
May - Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and Jewish American Heritage Month

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