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PGA, Paideia Urban Ag and Thomasville Heights

The PGA selected the Paideia urban agriculture program with the Thomasville Heights Elementary School to receive proceeds from the PGA tour. The tour's FedEx Cup was recently played at the East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta.  

Paideia students helped Thomasville Heights students create and maintain a farm that produces a variety of produce.

Listen to Javan Wyche, community engagement and student liaison for Purpose Built Schools speak about the program.

A Framework for Addressing the Recommendations From Al Vivian's Report

At the final board meeting of the year, Board chair Wayne Aaron summarized the framework for addressing the recommendations from the Al Vivian report. Some have already been implemented, either entirely or with significant progress. Others entail added staffing or further deliberation by board committee, or faculty and staff study groups. The School and Board take all recommendations seriously and will be attending to them as school resumes.

IMPLEMENT

Underway

  • More diversity in senior leadership team and other key positions
  • Create and staff a Human Resources (HR) Department
  • More diversity in the teaching staff
  • Continual cultural competency training and education

Action

  • Hire a Chief Diversity Officer
  • Create a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Department

 

EVALUATE

School

  • Evaluate issues surrounding teacher autonomy
  • Nepotism review
  • Diversify the curriculum

Board Governance Committee

  • Redistribute decision-making authority

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