•  Diversity

    Mission Statement 
    The Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) is a broad and diverse council that will support and advise the Superintendent on the coordination and development of policies, programs, resources, and methods, which will increase maximum achievement for all students and staff in a multicultural, gender equitable environment that is safe for all stakeholders of the Hays CISD Community.

    Social Contract
    • Practice mindfulness & empathy when addressing DEI issues 
    • Continue to check your implicit biases 
    • Be supportive of all  
    • Transparency (direct/honest communication) 
    • Focus on respect & understanding of one another
    • Listen with an open mind
    • Everyone has a voice
    • Stay student and goal oriented
    • Be united and supportive of council decisions

DAC Executive Board

  • abstract 3 people
    Officers elected at the 12/3/20 meeting:

    DAC Facilitator

    Angele Taylor
    Chairperson Peyton Perez
       
    Vice Chairperson Daniel Ayala
       
    Secretary Hilary Adamson

    Parliamentarian

    Grace Castañeda
    Parent / Community / Business members selected by the campus representatives
       
    High School parent Jennifer Saenz
       
    Middle School parent OPEN
       
    Elementary School parent Sarah Simmons
       
    Community Member Michael Whitehawk
       
      Jacquelyn O’Donnell
       
    Business Member Audrey Hegwood
       
      Dr. Dawn Brunkenhoefer



2021-22 Meeting Dates

  • Saturday, October 23rd 

    Tuesday, November 30th

    Thursday, January 6th

    Wednesday, February 23rd

    Tuesday, April 5th

    Wednesday, May 11th

    Comments (-1)
  • Questions

Meeting Information & Archives

  • April 5, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 4/5/2022
    1. Welcome
    2. Approval of Minutes
    3. Self-Reflection Moment-Grace
    4. Action Committees Reports - Peyton
      1. CRC & PD
      2. ELHO
      3. ICC 
    5. Updates
      1. Consultant Position
      2. “One Community, One Event” Updates
    6. Committee Work Time
    7. Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Feb 23, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 2/23/2022
    1. Welcome
    2. Approval of Minutes - 
    3. Student Meeting Minutes - Daniel
    4. Student Feedback
    5. Action Committees Reports - Peyton
      1. CRC & PD
      2. ELHO
      3. ICC 
    6. Updates
      1. Consultant Position
      2. “One Community, One Event” updates
    7. New Items 
      1. Membership changes
      2. Bylaw amendments
    8. Committee Work Time
    9. Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Jan 6, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 1/6/2022

    1. Welcome Members and Guests -Dr. Eric Wright,
    Superintendent of Schools
    2. DLT Updates, Minute Notes, Agendas
    3. COVID Updates-Justin McCorkle
    4. 2022-2023 Draft Calendar Considerations-Tim Savoy, Marivel Sedillo and Mary Noble
    5. Discussion, Comments, Questions

    Meeting Dates
    August 9. 2021 Health and Safety Protocols
    October 7, 2021- District Improvement Plan & Federal Programs
    November 11, 2021-Alternative Health Plans
    January 6, 2022-Covid Updates, Calendar Considerations
    January 20, 2022-Calendar Meeting
    February 10, 2022-District Planning
    March 10, 2022- District Planning, Continuing Contracts
    May 12, 2022-District Planning
    June 9, 2022- District Planning


    *Additional meetings will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.

    Comments (-1)
  • Nov 29, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 11/29/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome 
    • Approval of Minutes
    • Unfinished Business
    • Logo Voting
    • Bylaws
    • Update on consultant process
    • Special Orders
    • Officer elections
    • New Business
    • Partnership for Mentoring Program with DAC
    • Community event
    • Ideas workshop
    •  Remarks
    • Committee purposes & goal setting
    • Adjournment & Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Sept 9, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 9/2/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome (5 min.)
    • Meeting Dates & PD
    • New Members
    • Mission Statement (15 min.)
    • Review
    • Bylaws (15 minutes)
    • Key Words
    • Circle of Control (5 min.)
    • Committee Meetings (20 min.)
    • Accomplishments
    • Next Steps
    • Action items
    • Roles
    • Measurable progress
    • Elections (5 min.)
    • Job Descriptions
    • Nominations - email
    Comments (-1)
  • May 6, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 5/6/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Reading and Approval of Minutes
    • Group Activity - Daniel
    • Reports of Action Plan Committees
    • CRC & PD - Judith Martinez
    • DAC PD vote
    • ELHO - Angele Taylor
    • ICC - Marcia Holsonbake
    • Unfinished Business
    • DAC Logo Vote
    • New Business
    • Bylaw Amendment Feedback
    • Adoption of Amended Bylaws - vote
    • 21-22 Membership - Google Form
    • Adjourn
    Comments (-1)
  • April 1, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 4/1/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Reading and Approval of Minutes
    • Reports of Action Plan Committees
    • CRC & PD - Judith Martinez
    • ELHO - Angele Taylor
    • ICC - Marcia Holsonbake
    • Unfinished Business
    • DAC Logo Vote
    • New Business
    • Data Shallow Dive
    • Membership Activity
    • Action Plan Committee Time (if time allows)
    • Adjourn
    Comments (-1)
  • March 4, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 3/4/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Review previous monthly minutes
    • DAC Executive Board Information
    • Clarification of Terms
    • Team Activity
    • Logo Design Information
    • Action Plan Committees
    •  Discussion of Budget Items proposed
    • Action Plan Committees meet (if time allows)
    • Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Feb 4, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 2/4/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Social Contract Review
    • Practice Mindfulness & Empathy when addressing DEI issues
    • Continue to check your implicit biases
    • Be supportive of all
    • Transparency (direct/honest communication)
    • Focus on Respect & understanding of each other
    • Listen with an open mind
    • Everyone has a voice
    • Stay student and goal oriented
    • Be united and supportive of council decisions
    • Council Team building Activity
    • Group reading of, “Reasonable Doubt”
    • Breakout group discussions
    • Needs Assessment Action Team Presentation
    • Jennifer Saenz, Survey results
    • Passion
    • Campus
    • District
    • DAC Logo Discussion
    • Committee Formations survey
    • Quickly take survey given through Zoom chat
    • Committee Expectations
    • Peyton/Daniel Presentation of committee expectations
    • Inter Committee discussions
    • Breakout room discussion
    • Closing Business
    Comments (-1)
  • Oct 29, 2020

    Posted by Tim Savoy on 10/29/2020

    Inaugural Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome – Dr. Wright (1 minute)
    • Introductions (35 minutes)
    • Name
    • School/Position
    • “Why”
    • Look Different Video (8 minutes)
    • Unconscious Bias Article – will be sent out with agenda (35 minutes)
    • Explain Implicit Biases and various terms
    • Open discuss about article
    • Questions about Bylaws (5 minutes)
    • Procedure and form for additional 7 members (5 minutes)
    • Close meeting (2 minutes)
    Comments (-1)