Prevent Future Conflicts

Recommendation 8

Give principals, teachers and administrators the tools to ensure these policies are consistently and effectively implemented.

To address the issue of intergroup conflicts in proactive, consistent, and ongoing ways, teachers, administrators, and staff require specialized training and proper administrative tools and support. All school personnel need training in order to recognize, prevent, and counteract harassment and intergroup conflicts.

8.1 The District should mandate professional development and provide resources for addressing intergroup conflicts resolution for all relevant staff including regional superintendents, principals, teachers, counselors, non-teaching assistants, and safety officers.
8.2 The District should deliver a module about intergroup conflicts, bias, and harassment at the annual convocation for principals.
8.3 All professional development related to school climate, school discipline, and bullying provided to school personnel should incorporate training on intergroup conflicts.