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Equity and Access Office

Welcome to the Equity & Access Office!

Dr. Tasha Potter

Dr. Tasha Potter
Assistant Superintendent for Equity and Access
P.O. Box 900
Penfield, NY 14526
(585) 249-5770
TPotter@penfield.edu

 

The Office of Equity and Access promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion to support the needs of the whole student and to celebrate each student's uniqueness while fostering a safe and welcoming learning environment. The District is committed to creating intentional systems across all departments, schools, and the greater community that ensure everyone is respected and feels that they are part of an inclusive organization. In developing a comprehensive and cohesive approach towards achieving equitable outcomes, the Office of Equity and Access will partner and work collaboratively with all District stakeholders to strategically lead, advocate and connect services, programs, resources, and opportunities for all students to achieve social-emotional and academic success.

The Office of Equity and Access is responsible for the oversight of:

  • Special Education Department and Pupil Personnel Services
  • Harassment, Bullying and/or Discrimination Reporting
  • Social-Emotional Learning Initiatives

Dr. Potter serves as:

  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) District Coordinator
  • Section 504/ADA Compliance Officer
  • Liaison for Homeless Children & Youth/McKinney-Vento
  • Foster Care Liaison