The primary goal of the Office of Equity and Inclusion is to support inclusive education at Holderness School through its pursuit of community, character, and curiosity. Through programming and policy, we work to support students and encourage them to consider others and their ideas, develop curiosity, and approach life with a heightened understanding of social justice and equity. In addition, Holderness School strives to adhere to the .
Inclusive teaching strategies and active learning communities begin with the acknowledgement that we are all learners. Within our community we strive to share our ideas and perspectives in multiple ways with our students, their families, and our colleagues in order to ensure the success of each individual and further strengthen our community.
The Office of Equity and Inclusion at Holderness School focuses deliberately on support and programming connected to:
- Racial and ethnic identity
- Gender dynamics
- Socio-economic status questions
- Notions and understandings of equity and inclusion for our entire community