The John Thomas Dye School affirms its commitment to a diverse and inclusive school community as integral to our mission and as an expression of our core values, the 5C’s. Developing and applying cultural competence fosters an inclusive community, deepens learning, and prepares our graduates to understand and appreciate different perspectives in order to thrive in a constantly changing world. We are committed to nurturing an environment in which everyone in our community feels a sense of belonging.
D&I Mission Statement
At the John Thomas Dye School, it is our belief that diversity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our mission. Diversity is a component of academic excellence and enriches the educational experience by exposing us to a broad spectrum of ideas and perspectives. We welcome and benefit from the viewpoints of people who differ in age, culture, ethnicity, family structure, language, learning style, physical ability, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.
At JTD, we are committed to building an inclusive community that understands and values the diverse world in which we live. We provide a caring, respectful, and welcoming environment in which to work, play, and learn. We actively seek to attract and retain students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of backgrounds. We continuously strive for growth through professional development and ongoing curriculum review. We promote an appreciation for all people, and we strive to create responsible, global citizens.