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DDCE Honored as 2013 Community Partner of the Year by Pflugerville ISD

April 17, 2013

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement was honored this week as the 2013 Community Partner of the Year by the Pflugerville Independent School District’s Central Office. The award was presented to DDCE for the division’s Diversity Education Initiatives and diversity training efforts, which have been led by Dr. Betty Jeanne Taylor and Dr. Sherri Sanders.

(From left to right) Dr. Sherri Sanders, Assistant Vice President for Community and External Relations Erica Saenz, and Dr. Betty Jeanne Taylor

(From left to right) Dr. Sherri Sanders, associate vice president for campus diversity and strategic initiatives; Erica Saenz, assistant vice president for community and external relations; and Dr. Betty Jeanne Taylor, director of DEI

Two of the recent community programs of DEI and Campus Diversity and Strategic Initiatives with the Pflugerville Independent School District were:

  • No Place for Hate® Central Office Staff Development Series: Effective Dialogue and Feeling Heard; What Does Inclusion Feel Like?; Intersections of Identities
  • Conference for Equity and Social Justice in Education: Approaching Diversity Conversations: Feeling Heard

DEI has also provided diversity training to Pflugerville ISD employees for several years.

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