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Aspen Academy
5859 S. University Blvd.    
Greenwood Village, Colorado  80121  
   
Private/Independent School
pre-k 8 420 students
 

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Employer Website: http://aspenacademy.org
 
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Employer Description
 
About Us
Aspen Academy in Greenwood Village, Colorado, is is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that supports “Cultural Competence” by promoting respect and understanding of diverse cultures, social groups, and individuals. To achieve this commitment, we develop and maintain a high-performing workforce that improves outcomes for students, families, individual team members and our community; deliver culturally responsive services; and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve today and in the future. Cultural Competence is integrated into the overall organizational culture and ongoing business and programs.

We believe that an organization that prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion creates an environment that respects and values individual difference along varying dimensions.

 
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Diversity Mission Statement
 
Our Priorities
Support, coach and ensure 100% Anti-Bias and Social Justice integration across all cultural dimensions in units of study by 2024, Curriculum Audit, Internal Leveraging of Partnership with Future Holders Program
Conduct internal audit across program and non-program aspects of school community
20% of applicants self-identify as candidates of diversity
28% of families engage in anti-bias and social justice community education and discussion. Build and roll-out DEI Website and monitor traffic by parents to website and access to resources through website. Conduct annual Inclusive Community Conversations. Promote blog with DEI learning opportunities. Parent University programming for 20-21 (to date): How to Be an Ally with Rosalind Wiseman
5% enrollment increase of Students of Color and 95% retention of Students of Color. Collaboration with Aspen Academy Admissions Office to engage community partnerships
5% growth in IDI scores for staff
Continue student Affinity Groups and launch Faculty and Parent Affinity Groups