Equity and Outreach

Bethel Schools are committed to creating safe, caring, mutually respectful environments where all students are honored and valued for their diverse cultural backgrounds, strengths and abilities in every instructional practice and school activity to support academic achievement and student success.

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Racial Equity and the Social Justice Lens

We believe the district should adopt a student-centered, racial equity and social justice focused lens in all decisions. We believe all students should have equitable access to enriched opportunities in school. We believe we have a collective responsibility to ensure our schools provide a caring, supportive environment. School communities should support healthy, positive development of...
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Bethel School District has a commitment to create a safe, caring and mutually respectful environment for all students, families and staff. The LGBTQIA2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit, and the countless affirmative ways that people choose to self-identify) community is made of many races, ethnicities, faiths and beliefs. We believe...
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Equity Director

Tina Gutierez-Schmich
Email: tina.schmich@bethel.k12.or.us
541.689-3280 Ext. 2011