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Leading Equity

Apr 5, 2021

About Rajneet Goomer

Rajneet Goomer is an award-winning Director of Student Services and DEI Expert in a public school district in New Jersey. Her 16-year career in education has been rooted in equity, diversity, and inclusion for students, families and staff. Rajneet is the co-chair of the District Equity Council in her current district. She is the voice and advocate for DEI in schools surrounding race, programmatic equity, and inclusion for all students including students with identified needs. Recently, she designed and currently facilitates a POC Employee Resource Group which has become an invaluable safe space for employees of color. Rajneet’s passion extends to designing and leading ongoing professional development and workshops in a variety of areas including DE&I. In 2019, Rajneet was honored with the Mimi Ballard CANDO Award from ResearchILD for innovative, strategic planning and implementation. Rajneet is an empathetic and mission-driven leader dedicated to meaningful change. She is passionate about sharing her expertise and learning others to help them thrive both personally and professionally.

Show Highlights

  • The first few months in a DEI position
  • What happens after a PD session
  • Should we recognize cultural holidays?
  • Emphasizing cultural holidays as a cultural outsider
  • Making clear expectations for training
  • Resources for equity work
  • Dealing with pushback and unrealistic expectations

Connect with Rajneet

Twitter: @rpkgoomer

LinkedIn: Rajneet Goomer

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