We Are the Champions: A Toolkit for Transforming Schools—Now Available!
Developed by a team from the Diversity Leadership Initiative (DLI) of the Riley Institute, in conjunction with District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties, the toolkit was inspired by the educational successes achieved by one elementary school, Nursery Road Elementary School, in District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. The team's goal was to discover the formula for Nursery Road Elementary's success, and then offer other schools the tools to achieve the same success.
The toolkit, offered as a free download, includes examples of techniques, concepts and strategies to assist school administrators, community leaders, and parents to create a robust school environment that generates measurable improvements in school culture, working relationships and student success. It is designed to encourage educators to replicate the success of Nursery Road Elementary School by using the ideas, concepts and insights that led to their tremendous achievements, and is flexible in design, to be modified or adapted to meet the unique needs of diverse schools and communities.
ETV partnered with Diversity Leadership Initiative (DLI) of the Riley Institute and District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties to produce We are the Champions, a video produced at a May 2012 school assembly, celebrating the success of Nursery Road Elementary. The video includes on-camera interviews with Dr. Christina Melton, Principal, and Dr. Steve Hefner, Superintendent, District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. In addition, ETV developed the We Are the Champions website, through which schools may obtain both the video and the toolkit. Visit the website to learn more!
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