Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Everyone is welcome here!


Strategic Plan 

The Strategic Plan for Grand Ledge Public Schools has two belief statements that directly relate to diversity, equity, and inclusion:

  • "We believe in an inclusive learning environment where every person is valued."
  • "We believe in a safe, inclusive environment where students can explore their interests and learn the skills they need to thrive in their communities."


District Initiatives

list updated May 17, 2024...  

High School Initiatives 

list updated May 17, 2024...  

  • Unified Basketball Game
  • Student Clubs: Asian American Student Union (AASU), Black Student Union (BSU), Diversity Cub, French Club, German Club, GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance), Hispanic and Latino Student Union, Student D.E.I. Club, Women Equality

Beagle Middle School Initiatives 

list updated May 29, 2024... 

  • RISE Team – staff committee supports and facilitates different cultural celebrations for the whole school with a focus on the student team known as STRIVE
  • STRIVE team is a student group.  Students can attend a meeting roughly once per month to learn more information about different cultures based on the cultures being nationally/globally recognized each month. Students listen respectfully to presenters and then complete a Google-based activity.   

Holbrook Elementary School Initiatives 

list updated May 29, 2024... 

  • Holbrook staff are ensuring equitable instructional practices in all spaces of our learning community. 
  • Principal Bill Albrecht will be the advisor for a DEI student group.

Local DEI Celebrations

Lansing Fiesta 2024 June 7-8, 2024
MSU Museum indigenous Quilt Exhibition April 22 – August 4, 2024
Impression 5 Science Center - Sensory Friendly Hours Click to See the Specific Wednesdays & Sundays

Is something missing? Please share with John Ellsworth, GLPS Director of Communications, any additional Local DEI Celebrations you think we should include on this list – email him at EllsworthJ@GLcomets.net.