Diversity Committee

The district’s goal to graduate confident, critical thinkers, productive and creative lifelong learners, and socially responsible, engaged citizens would be impossible to fulfill without a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2020, the district established the Plymouth Public Schools Diversity Committee to identify focus areas of equitable change and to actively work towards our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Plymouth Public Schools is committed to creating an inclusive and unbiased community in which all individuals are free to engage, learn, and succeed as their authentic selves in an atmosphere of mutual respect and civility, regardless of race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, class, religion, or any other aspect of their identity. 


The Plymouth Public Schools Diversity Committee (PDC) mission is to promote and advise on district policies and practices that cultivate, inspire, and support the Plymouth educational community, with the language, tools, and resource recommendations to implement the school district’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The committee promotes conscious practices to create an institutional climate that fosters respect and empathy for all stakeholders of Plymouth Public Schools, by acknowledging and understanding the impact of history on social interactions. 


The PDC vision is to advise and inspire the district’s policies and practices on the topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The PDC will collaborate with and empower students, staff, and community stakeholders.

Focus Areas for Equitable Change

  1. Education: Focused on activities related to promoting and sharing information regarding diversity in the Plymouth community. (This includes but is not limited to cultural arts, historical activities, and events. Conduct community forums, as needed, to educate the community about issues and concerns.) To evaluate and make recommendations on proposed and present outreach efforts.  

  2. Hiring/Retention: Advises on the efforts of recruiting and retaining a more diverse staff, which reflects the diversity of the student population and our community.

  3. Curriculum: Responsible for reviewing curriculum, advocating and advising on inclusive curriculum, and creating supportive classroom environments.

  4. Health Equity: Responsible for reviewing, advocating, and advising on equitable health outcomes and policies.

  5. Student & Family Accessibility: Focused on identifying gaps and resourcing solutions to ensure equal access to sports and other extracurricular activities. (could include anything from ensuring translations of fliers and announcements for clubs and sports are generated and distributed to ensure all students and families are aware of activities to identifying pay-to-play sports and clubs where work might needed to reduce costs or develop programs for lower-income families to participate)