Equity and Diversity Resources

Professional Organizations, Resources, and Tools

to support professional growth, enhance classroom lessons, and learn more!

Professional Organizations

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE)

Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (CREDE)

Colorado Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Language, Culture & Equity Unit

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement Unit

Critical Multicultural Pavilion

EdChange teacher resources and publications and publications

Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network

Gender Spectrum- free downloadable resources for teachers and parents to support gender-expansive students and gender-inclusive schools

National Association for Multicultural Education

Northern Colorado Equality and Pride

Teaching Tolerance- free materials, resources, posters, magazine for classroom teachers

Printable Resources

ADL Calendar of Observances to use for school planning ensuring inclusion of diverse religious groups

Bridging Cultures in Our Schools- a WestEd Knowledge Brief that examines collective and individualistic identities and how they impact teaching and learning

CDE's Equity Toolkit for Administrators

Teaching Tolerance- order classroom materials

Student and Staff Programs and Resources

ADL No Place for Hate, a school-based student program addressing positive school climates

Colorado's Bullying Prevention Law- FAQ by Colorado Legacy Foundation

Cherry Creek High School Diversity Conference for over 20 years, this conference has been a highlight for many of Colorado's students

Colorado State University (CSU) Diversity Symposium for CSU staff, students, and community

Colorado State University (CSU) High School Diversity Conference

CSU Cultural and Resource Centers here in our local community

Cross-cultural communication at Parent-Teacher Conferences

Deferred Action resources and eligibility requirements

Deferred Action online eligibility screening tool

English Languagener Learners: Best Practices Guide

Fort Collins' ERACISM Film and Discussion Series

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) provides excellent research and support

GLSEN Anti-bullying resources

GLSEN Research and Reports on bullying and harassment in schools

Gifted and Talented Student Services in Poudre School District

Guidance for Educators working with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students

Homeless/McKinney student services and supports in Poudre School District

Indian Family Resource Center- located in Denver houses many culturally responsive services and supports

La Raza Youth Leadership Conference in Denver

Peace Jam Bullying Prevention Program

Special Education Services in Poudre School District

School Climate guide to addressing positive climate with diverse demographics in a school setting

Teaching Tolerance Best Practices: Creating an LGBT-inclusive school climate