Diversity and Culture. The unit designs, implements, and evaluates curriculum and experiences for candidates to acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help all students learn. . Culture and Diversity Expectations.
The unit designs, implements, and evaluates curriculum and experiences for candidates to acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help all students learn.
Four governing documents guide culture and diversity initiatives within COEHS:
Goal 1: Increase the number of Wisconsin high school graduates of color who apply, are accepted, and enroll at UW System institutions
Goal 2: Encourage partnerships that build the educational pipeline by reaching children and their parents at an earlier age.
Thirty-three students from seven tribal nations who participated in the Anishinabe Program June 24-29, 2001
Plan 2008 Goalshttp://www.coehs.uwosh.edu/anishinabe/Ans_cmp_atv/sum_participants.htmGoals 3&4
Retention/Graduation, Financial Aid
Goal 3: Close the gap in educational achievement, by bringing retention and graduation rates for students of color in line with those of the student body as a whole.
Goal 4: Increase the amount of financial aid available to eligible students and reduce their reliance on loans.
Rodrigo Vega, Co-President Hispanic Cultures United
*includes Minority Freshman Achievement Awards
(minorities or 1st Generation college students)
Goal 5: Increase the number of faculty, academic staff, classified staff and administrators of color, so that they are represented in the UW System workforce in proportion to their current availability in relevant job pools. In addition, work to increase their future availability as potential employees.
Plan 2008 Goalshttp://www.coehs.uwosh.edu/anishinabe/Ans_cmp_atv/sum_participants.htmLearning and Respect for Diversity
Goal 6: Foster institutional environments and course development that enhance learning and respect for racial and ethnic diversity.
Urban Field Experienceshttp://www.coehs.uwosh.edu/anishinabe/Ans_cmp_atv/sum_participants.htm
Students can fulfill human relations hours by joining faculty led study tours to:
12 grants totaling $27,443 were awarded in Spring 2000
Plan 2008 Goals purchase library materials about American Indians appropriate for PK-12 student and teacher useAccountability
Goal 7: Improve accountability of the UW System and its institutions.
UW Oshkosh - Improve leadership and accountability in the implementation of this plan
COEHS - Affirms and integrates Plan 2008 Goals which are consistent with NCATE 2000 Standards, DPI’s Standards for Educators, SPA Standards, and COEHS Strategic Plan and Conceptual Framework
Campus-wide committee charged with leading diversity efforts on campus.
Margaret Genisio - Chair