Mary Beth Fitzpatrick


Mary Beth has been the superintendent of Royal Oak Schools since 2017 after working in Berkley Schools for 31 years. She has experience as a special education teacher, and building and district leader, specializing in curriculum & instruction, professional development, and technology at all levels. Mrs. Fitzpatrick led the Royal Oak Schools Cultural Competence Engagement Committee (CCEC) which was established in 2019, bringing together staff, parents, and community members to set district priorities and goals with a DEI perspective.

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Day 2
January 19, 2023
10:30 am

JEDI: The Force Awakens

19 January
Time:  10:30 am - 11:45 am
Location:  Prairies IV (Lower Level)

Royal Oak Schools has a long-standing commitment to justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion which has intensified over the last 6 years. Come join us for an informational session where we will share our journey, key goals and initiatives, deep-learning experiences, and commitments made to the children and families of our community and district.

Attendee Takeaways:
Why it is important to have DEI work deeply embedded throughout the district and community.
Suggested ways to engage stakeholders at all levels.
Ways to collaborate, learn from and get help from other organizations.
Share systemic changes that help ensure the work will continue (it’s never “done”)
Establish goals connected to curriculum, professional development, student support, and recruitment and hiring.
Engaging teacher leaders at the building level in DEI work to best support students.

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