SPS Diversity Recruitment Fair Questionnaire
Somerville Public Schools is hosting a Diversity Recruitment Fair on April 10, 2021
from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. The purpose of this event is to introduce interested educators and potential educators to the educational philosophy of Somerville Public schools, and answer questions that they may have. We are a district committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourage candidates of color and linguistically diverse candidates to register. Please take a moment to answer these questions. Please note: the first three questions are required however the rest of the questions are optional. Feel free to share if you are willing. Thank you for taking the time to explore Somerville Public Schools!

*The link for the virtual Diversity Recruitment Fair will be shared with you a couple of days before the event via email*

Any questions? Please reach out to Dr. Jessica Boston Davis (Director for Equity and Excellence) at jbostondavis@k12.somerville.ma.us
First and Last Name *
Preferred email address *
Preferred phone number *
Below Are Optional Questions To Share More About Yourself.
*You do not need to complete the questions below in order to attend, but we would love to hear more about you*
Why do you want to attend this event? What appeals most to you about it? Least?
What characteristics best describe you and how would you bring it into the district?
What traits do you value most in others, especially the youth? How would you celebrate those in your interactions with them?
Describe a time when you were able to adapt your communication approach so that you could interact more effectively with a person who came from a perspective, background or culture that was very different from your own. What did you do to find common ground?
How has your background and experience prepared you to be effective in an environment that values diversity, is committed to inclusion, sees awareness of and respect for diversity as an important value?
How do you define equity, and can you please tell us about an instance when you have demonstrated leadership or commitment to equity in your work?
What were you prepared to tell us that we did not ask?
Do you have any questions about the event, the district, or our equity polic(ies)?
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