Minutes: November 11, 2014


Diversity Committee Minutes

Meeting Goal:  Address action plans for this year’s goals.

Meeting Presentation: http://prezi.com/firlr-ikk8rd/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Old Business (Led by Chairperson):  Reviewed committee positions, committee goals, and began preparations for upcoming 2015-2016 school year.


New Business (Led by Chairperson):

I.   Committee Updates/Celebrations

   1.      Website calendar updated regularly

   2.      Members’ Promoted & New Baby

II.   Committee Goal 1:  Action Plans for Diversity Showcase

   1.      Time Frame w/Reservation Proposal:  Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Allen Performing Arts Center (4 hrs:  5pm to 9pm)

   2.      Parameters:  Ten Participants by Invitation Only (i.e. dual language at Boyd, step club at Ford etc.)

   3.      Sponsorship needed for:  signage, advertising in Allen Image and local businesses, senior scholarships.

   4.      Facilities: table cloths, table, auditorium sound booth, mics/lights.

    5.      Pre-Show Carnival at 5pm (Bleu Café’ w/Researched Food of World Cultures, Face Painting, District Pics via Tim Carroll, and Art             Contest w/donated prizes and City Business Judges – City Council, Tony Hill, Rotary Clubs, Project Kid Contacts. 

    6.      Future Sponsorship for: Food tickets, Silent Auction for increasing scholarship revenue.

    7.      Diversity Showcase with art/foreign language/step clubs, choir performances in different languages.


III.   Committee Goal 2:  Action Plans for Increasing Awareness

   1.   Advertise Diversity site to PTA, Principals’ Meetings, and Social Media (i.e. #allenisddiversity on Twitter)


Next meeting:  January 13, 2015

Meeting Goal:  Continue addressing action plans for this year’s goals