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Equity and Inclusion

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Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools is dedicated to providing an equitable educational experience for our students. Equity and Inclusion work is based around providing students and staff with cultural competency skills and closing the achievement gap.

PLSAS Equity and Inclusion includes work in Achievement and Integration, English Learners (EL), American Indian Education and Culturally and Linguistically Relevant (CLR) teaching and learning.

Student Voice


Honors and empowers student voices as we work to sustain an environment that is welcoming and inclusive to all. Students at PLSAS can take part in various cultural clubs and participate in events that honors their culture and lived experiences such as Caring and Committed Conversations.

Community & Parent Engagement


Equity work is work that we do together. PLSAS have a variety of parent engagement events specific to each school. We also collaborate with our city partners and different service organizations to host Coffee and Conversations along with other events in our district and throughout the city.

Professional Development


Teachers and staff take part in high quality professional development throughout the year. PLSAS also partners with other districts in the Southwest Metro Collaborative to put on the annual Southwest Metro Equity Summit that is open to educators and community members in the Southwest metro.

Policies


Equity work is work that we do together. PLSAS have a variety of parent engagement events specific to each school. We also collaborate with our city partners and different service organizations to host Coffee and Conversations along with other events in our district and throughout the city.

Curriculum & Practice


PLSAS strives to have curriculum materials and texts that are culturally relevant and teaching practices that are engaging and culturally responsive to our students.

Learn More

Contact Us

Sam Ouk
Director of Equity and Inclusion
(952) 226-0071

Ali Mire
East African Liaison

(952) 226-0083

Maria Medina
Spanish Liaison
(952) 226-0081

TBD
American Indian Education Liaison

Lisa Kraft
Administrative Assistant to Assessment and Equity
(952) 226-0070