Black Excellence Resolution Plan

On Thursday February 21, 2020 the Denver Board of Education voted to pass the Black Excellence Resolution, officially embracing the excellence of black and African-American students and prioritizing and targeting their academic achievement. (You can read more about this annoucement here.)

Read the Board’s Resolution on the Excellence of our Black and African-American Students here.

Presentation on Howell’s Black Excellence Plan by Principal Rachel Massey and Howell’s Family/Community Liaison, Vicki Morrison-Sloan (“Ms. Vicki).

What can Farrell B. Howell do to improve and strengthen our partnership with our Black and African-American families?
Please reach out to Vicki Morrison-Sloan (Family/Community Liaison) at 720.424.2753 or vicki_morrison-sloan@dpsk12.org with any questions, comments, or suggestions.

Mocha Moms & Dads: 2021 Schedule to be published out once finalized. Please reach out to Ms. Vicki if you have preferences on dates/times.

Black Family Advisory Committee (BFAC): The BFAC is being developed to promote opportunities that empower African American families; several of which are outlined in this update. If you are or know parents and family members who would like to be involved in the BFAC, please reach out to Dr. Sharon Bailey.

You can also get more information about Denver Public School’s African American Equity Task Force (AAETF) and learn more about progress at a district level here.