Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Following the vision of Dean Watson, in all we do, we relentlessly foster a culture of innovation, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Every member of our team, from the Assistant Dean to our DEI Student Ambassadors, is committed to enhancing the sense of belonging for each student, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitor engaging with the School of Education.
Read our Strategic Plan for Diversity

Resources

Office of the VP for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs

OVPDEMA serves as an advocate to replace obstacles with opportunities, so that minority and underrepresented students, faculty, and staff find a sense of belonging at IU.

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Direct Admit Scholars Program

Get a head start on your future teaching career. A limited number of highly qualified incoming freshmen will be invited for direct admission into the School of Education.

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Global Gateway for Teachers

IU undergraduates can student teach in one of 18 foreign countries, or choose to stay in the US—either in Chicago or the Navajo Nation.

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Student Ambassadors

Office Assistant, Mentor Year Team Lead

Keishawnra is a former Balfour Scholars Program participant majoring in African American and African Diaspora Studies and Sociology.
Email:
knburnet@iu.edu

Office Assistant, Media and Public Relations

Email:
akdonald@indiana.edu

DEI Office Assistant, Policies

Yasmin is a Secondary English Education major whose hobbies include traveling the world and creating doodles.

Office Assistant, DEI Recruitment and Retention

Email:
kyjfreem@iu.edu

DEI Office Assistant, Building Audit

Email:
nggee@iu.edu

Office Manager

Arianna is a Law and Public Policy major who enjoys tutoring, mentoring, and indulging in nature.

Office Assistant, Mentor Year

Email:
anasjime@iu.edu

BCPA Logisitic Specialist

Email:
jaolawal@indiana.edu

Balfour Coordinator, Cultural Identity Research Team

Email:
donmill@indiana.edu

Office Assistant, High School Outreach

Gerardo is a finance and real estate major who enjoys soccer, reading, traveling, hanging out with friends, and working out.
Email:
gerpalac@iu.edu

Office Assistant, High School Outreach

Jayda is a biochemistry major whose hobbies include reading, skating, watching movies, doing hair, helping people, and going on adventures.
Email:
jadapayn@iu.edu

Office Assistant, Webpage and Brochures Contributor

Email:
bmpolk@indiana.edu

Office Assistant, High School Outreach

Gabrielle is majoring in Human Development and Family Studies (Pre-PT) and African American African Diaspora Studies. She enjoys writing and singing/performing songs as well as playing guitar and piano, and writing poetry and short stories.
Email:
grasdall@iu.edu

Office Assistant, Diversity Networking Planner

Nataly is an education major who likes travel, running, reading, music, and photography.
Email:
nreynaga@iu.edu