Belonging, Diversity, Inclusion
Our Diversity Statement
As a school founded on the values of Wisdom, Honor and Service, Parish Episcopal School believes that embracing our inclusive community facilitates our social, spiritual, and intellectual growth, and drives excellence in teaching and learning. We empower our students to be authentic and prepare them to lead by demonstrating knowledge of and respect for the rich variety of people and points of view that exist in our complex global society.
Definition of Belonging at Parish
Belonging at Parish means we honor one another and share responsibility to create an inclusive community where everyone can feel safe, valued, and supported.
- Inclusive Episcopal Identity
- Academic Student Support Services
- Tuition Assistance
- Care and Response
- Assistant Heads of Student Life
Inclusive Episcopal Identity
Academic Student Support Services
Care and Response
Assistant Heads of Student Life
Belonging Council and Members
The Belonging Council is comprised of members of the Parish faculty and staff focused on the broader aspect of belonging for students, families, and colleagues. The Council will work together to build a cohesive Belonging program that is cross-divisional and includes all members of the Parish community.
Head of School
Assistant Head of School
Inclusive Community Coordinator
Director of Community and Engagement
US Divisional Liaison
MS Divisional Liaison
LS Divisional Liaison
Hillcrest Social/Emotional Counselor
3rd - 8th Social/Emotional Counselor
US Social/Emotional Counselor
LS Asst. Head of Student Life
MS Asst. Head of Student Life
US Asst. Head of Student Life
LS Learning Specialist
MS Learning Specialist
US Learning Specialist
Director of Tuition Assistance
Director of Community Service
US Faculty Rep
LS Faculty Rep
MS Faculty Rep
Director of Communication
Director of Advancement
Board of Trustees Rep
Assistant to Executive Leadership
Creating a Culture of Belonging
Parish is a warm, inclusive community where each student is allowed to blossom into a unique, passionate leader prepared to succeed in our complex world. It really takes a village and Parish has been the right village for our family!
– Beth Gerwe, Parent of Alumnus and Board of Trustee
Opportunities for the Parish community to promote belonging through cultural competence, civil dialogue and purposeful action.
Some examples of Parish's inclusive community:
Racial and ethnic ancestries
Inclusion and Episcopal Identity
Episcopal schools are places where people from all different types of perspectives and traditions show up and engage in the joyful process of learning. This is not only what we are supposed to do, but what we love to do.