Welcome to Virtual Distance Learning’s Equity Information
Hello! My name is Jeff Reed, and I am the Equity Lead for Virtual Distance Learning.
Our program continues to evolve by creating and maintaining strong, equitable practices among our staff and within our course instruction. Our goal is to create a climate of mutual respect between staff, students, and parents. We believe that all students should feel safe and have a sense of belonging and self-worth.
As the Equity Lead, I am excited about this journey to shape our program into an inclusive, safe, caring, and challenging environment where students can grow and succeed.
At VDL, we promote cultural awareness and growth by:
- Encouraging young people to become leaders in our Student Equity Ambassadors (SEA) program, giving them the space to advocate for social justice, amplify the student voice of color, and represent peers by sharing their experiences;
- Facilitating Staff Equity Teams (SETs) that examine our work in the context of equitable teaching and learning;
- Organizing staff and student affinity groups so that we can build connections that bolster communication and collaboration; and
- Participating in LCPS Equity professional development
Please feel free to contact me, Jeffrey.Reed@lcps.org, if you have any questions.
Jeff Reed (he/him), NBCT