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1 Equity and Diversity Education Department Operation Respect / Welcoming SchoolsPilot Update
2 Equity and Diversity Education Department “Say No to Bullying”Bullying has expanded from the face-to-face type to cyber-bullying where the bully may not be seen or even known. The intensity of bullying has been linked to teen suicides, has influenced youths’ perceptions of self-esteem, and has fostered lower attendance rates at schools. In short, bullying has seemingly reached a pinnacle of malice that affects children of all ages. Because of this, we must become familiar with the terms and aware of the circumstances that quantify bullying and cyber-bullying The following definitions are intended to clarify what constitutes bullying, its behaviors, and cyber-bullying:In accordance with Senate Bills 277 and 276, Assembly Bill 138, CCSD’s Policy 5137 (Safe and Respectful Learning Environment), and NRS – through , the Clark County School District has taken a proactive stance against the various types of bullying; physical, verbal, indirect, as well as cyber-bullying. Research has been conducted and steps have been taken to begin a process of antibullying strategies that will ultimately ensure that CCSD students are safe, secure, and confident in their learning environments.We would like to take this opportunity, to provide/share an overview of the various types of bullying, consequences, and resources that we can use together to combat the issues of bullying state wide.
3 Keys to Diversity Advise for parents and teachers. Check in with your son or daughterExplain Cyber bullyingLearn about the technology
5 Project Application1. Date of Application 2. School Name, Address, City, State, ZIP 3. School Telephone 4. Principal 5. Name of Person Submitting Application 6. Provide a summary why your school should be selected to receive assistance. 7. What does your school currently do to reduce bullying? 8. What additional support do you need? 9. Which of the following categories apply to your school site? 10. Please indicate the appropriate performance zone.
6 Operation Respect Pilot Participating Schools 4/15/2017Operation Respect Pilot Participating SchoolsSchoolPrincipalAreaZoneBozarth Elementary SchoolRodney Saunders1Performance Zone 1Helen Herr Elementary SchoolHoward Garrard2Performance Zone 5Whitney Elementary SchoolSherrie GahnPerformance Zone 9Dell Robison Middle SchoolElena BakerPerformance Zone 6J.D. Smith Middle SchoolChristine AhrensRoy Martin Middle SchoolMary HafnerMonaco Middle SchoolLisa MedinaJeffrey Behavior Jr/Sr High SchoolFran HallESDGreen Valley High SchoolJeffrey Horn3Performance Zone 10Southwest Behavior Jr/Sr High SchoolCaryl SuzukiVirgin Valley High SchoolClifford HughesEDE_PPT_Rev11 of &[Page]
7 TestimoniesJacqueline Carducci & the Green Valley High School “Weight of Words”Rod Saunders, Bozarth Elementary SchoolFrances Hall, Jeffrey Behavioral School
10 2012 Cross-Cultural Institute Creating a Respectful Culture(Bullying Prevention)June 21 and 22, 2012
11 Operation Respect / Welcoming Schools Partnerships Human Right Campaign, Josh MillerOperation Respect, Mark WeissPublic Education Foundation, Judi Steele, Brian Myli, and Catherine TullyUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas, Shannon Smith, Project EvaluatorWelcoming Schools, Kim WestheimerTo assist the Equity and Diversity Education Department, Operation Respect, and Welcoming Schools with the bullying prevention professional development within CCSD, the Public Education Foundation funded a part-time position.
12 Wells Fargo Bully Prevention Initiative Grant ($56,017.00) Funding has been made available through the Wells Fargo Corporate Giving Division to strengthen communities by improving human services, educational, artistic, cultural, civic, and environmental programs. Clark County School District’s (CCSD) Equity and Diversity Education Department (EDE) is applying for funding through Wells Fargo Corporate Giving Division to decrease bullying incidents and increase implementation of bullying prevention strategies.Wells Fargo provides funding to nonprofit organizations, public schools, and qualified tribal and governmental agencies that provides programs for low- and moderate- income individuals and families. EDE seeks partnership with Wells Fargo to establish a Bullying Prevention Initiative project.The primary goals for this project are:Increase the knowledge and awareness of bullying prevention for administration, teachers, parents, and students.Create a safe and bully-free educational environment to contribute to student achievement.
13 Equity and Diversity Education Department CCSD Divisions and Departments Involved in Bullying InitiativeName of Department/DivisionService(s)Contact PersonContact NumberEquity and Diversity Education DepartmentOperation Respect School Pilot ProjectProfessional DevelopmentAnti-Bullying Advisory Committee“Say No to Bullying” CCSD WebsiteDr. Greta Peay(702)Education Services DivisionProfessional development re: policy/regulationsAdjudicating disciplinary casesBradley Waldron(702)CCSD School Police DepartmentProfessional development for CCSD Police officersSupport to schools re: threat assessment/crisis responseOfficer Gil Diaz(702)Safe and Drug Free Schools ProgramJodi S. Joyce (702)School-Community Partnership Department“Do the Write Thing” writing contestBridget Phillips(702)School Threat Evaluation and Crisis Response DepartmentProfessional developmentThreat assessment/crisis response to schoolsDr. William Miller(702)Wrap-Around Services DepartmentSocial worker supportSusan Sernoe(702)Equity and Diversity Education Department
14 Equity and Diversity Education Department Bullying Prevention ResourcesName of OrganizationContact PersonPhone Contact/website address1. Anti-Defamation League (ADL): “No Place for Hate”Phylis Friedman(702)2. Banks EntertainmentJay Banks(615)jaybanks.com3. CCSD: Equity and Diversity Education DepartmentDr. Greta Peay(702)4. Equity AllianceJoEtta Gonzalez(480)5. “Flip the Script”Catherine Levy(702)6. International Committee of Artists for Peace: “I Choose Victory over Violence”Audrey Dempsey(702)7. Learning For Life: “Harassment, Bullying, and Cyber-Intimidation”Dr. Diane ThorntonKelli Paul(972)(972)8. “No More Bullies!” bookAndre Lewis, author(901)9. Operation RespectMark Weiss(212)operationrespect.org10. Rachel’s Challenge(877)Programs/index.php11. “SAVE: Students Against Violence Everywhere”(CCSD Safe &Drug Free Schools)(702)Jodi S. Joyce 12. The Respect for All Project:“Let’s Get Real”(800)respectforall.orggroundspark.org13. Styles Management Group LLC: “Toe-Tag Monologues”Kim Flowers(702)14. Welcoming SchoolsKim Westheimer(202)15. Yellow Ribbon: “Suicide Prevention Program”(303)CA: (760)yellowribbon.org16. Zaner-Bloser Educational PublishersJennifer Gotkin(702)Equity and Diversity Education Department
15 Equity and Diversity Education Department Operation Respect / Welcoming SchoolsPilot Update