Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Stonington Public Schools strives to provide all students with equitable opportunities in an inclusive, learning community that respects and appreciates the diversity of its members.

At SPS we

  • Create opportunities for staff development around identity and cultural sensitivity.

  • Build a community that values reflection and promotes understanding of and respect for our differences.

  • Continually revisit policies, practices and programming to ensure they value and represent all voices and perspectives.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion In Action


Conversations from the Classroom to the Coastline

Stonington Public Schools has launched a podcast series entitled, Conversations from the Classroom to the Coastline. The series high-lights Stonington’s inspiring educators and students, award-winning programs, current challenges, and unique community partner-ships. Learn more about the district beyond what is covered in school newsletters and the Board of Education’s monthly meetings.

The podcasts are available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and on the SPS podbean webpage.

Episode 1: Stonington Middle School teacher, Tim Flanagan, visits with Mary Anne Butler and shares his experiences teaching and learning about social justice issues. He shares his own journey in learning about diversity, equity and inclusion and how it has impacted his work in Stonington Public Schools. Listen as this award-winning teacher describes how middle school students engage around these topics.

Several upcoming episodes will also feature additional DEI work in the district.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion In Our Schools

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Resources