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Welcoming Schools

Welcoming Schools

Berwyn South School District 100 is committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all students, families and staff regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. To that end, we pledge to continually review our policies, procedures, curriculum and teaching practices to ensure a safe, affirming and healthy school environment where every child can learn and all families feel welcome.


District Equity & Advocacy Resources (DEAR) Committee Members:

Administrator: Beatriz Maldonado

Emerson: Luz Macias & Jennifer Kruger

Hiawatha: Justin Gonzalez, Katelyn McCloskey, Melissa Pierson & Molly Knott

Irving: Rebecca Blaufuss

Komensky: James Jazo & Kristina Adamczewski

Pershing: Alanna Maloney

Piper: Andrea Siegler & Alyssa Harsha

Freedom: Beth Iverson

Heritage: Michelle Brezek





Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

Lurie Children's Hospital Gender Development Services

Welcoming Schools

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