School Visits

Tour a local school and engage in an idea exchange about how equity, diversity, and multicultural education are manifested in school life and culture. The visits are scheduled for Wednesday, November 28, from 8:30 AM–12:30 PM. 

While there is no charge, pre-registration is required. 

Casa Azafrán Early Learning Center
This Pre-K Metro Nashville Public School serves 80 students from the South Nashville community, including a majority of students from immigrant families that speak a language other than English at home. While the school ensures students are prepared to succeed in school speaking English, the curriculum also celebrates the students’ cultural heritage and staff members are available to help parents who speak Spanish or Kurdish.
 
Ensworth School
Ensworth School is a K–12 coeducational independent school serving 1,141 students. It promotes academic excellence and inspires students to be intellectually curious, to use their talents to the fullest, to be people of integrity, and to be contributors to society. Ensworth's vision is dedicated to following the highest principles with the greatest love, as characterized by moral integrity, intellectual vitality, discipline, compassion, humor, and joy. To realize the goals of our mission and vision, the school actively strives to be a diverse and inclusive community of learners that engages collectively in the search of the truth.

Harpeth Hall School
Harpeth Hall School is a grades 5–12 independent, nonsectarian, girls school serving 700 girls. Harpeth Hall's belief in the importance of educating girls and young women has endured for over 150 years. Our mission is to develop “responsible citizens who have global perspectives and make meaningful contributions to their communities and the world.” Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion—and to a school community that is reflective of the racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious composition of Nashville—is ongoing.

University School of Nashville
University School of Nashville, on 8 acres in Midtown Nashville, is a K– 12th- grade institution with 1,066 students and nearly 200 faculty and staff. The school proudly embraces its progressive roots and is committed to researching, discovering, and practicing the best in education.  

Meet with administrators, faculty, and students, as well as a other constituents, about the ways in which equity and justice work at the school is simultaneously alive and well and a work in progress. Four committees share the work under the leadership of a dynamic Director of Community Life and Diversity. Those committees (Outreach, Cultural Competence, Hiring and Retention, and Curriculum) serve as the foundation. Join us for the tour to learn more about the model and the mission of our school.