Superintendent Lori Duerr and Henry St. Julien, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, invite parents, guardians, staff, and other adults in the Falmouth Public Schools to the 2023-24 Belonging Series.
The three “learning together” sessions are designed to build a more inclusive learning community. In each interactive session, participants will explore what it means to “belong,” as well as strategies to foster a greater sense of belonging among everyone in the Falmouth Public Schools.
Each session will take place from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Falmouth Recreation Center, 790 Main Street, on the following dates:
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Sessions will be facilitated by Dr. Kalise Wornum, a renowned educational leader, speaker, and author. Adults affiliated with FPS are invited to participate in any or all of the sessions. Portuguese translation will be available.
Participants in the Belonging Series can expect:
to be led by a skilled and knowledgeable external facilitator
established guidelines for participation in a safe space to learn together
opportunities for personal growth
support in navigating challenging topics
to learn effective ways to help our students coexist with others in an effort to build positive, supportive learning environments
to learn about our collective history and cultural perspectives
to learn how all Falmouth students can thrive in our schools