Equity & Diversity University

Equity & Diversity University (EDU) is a professional development program through the Department of Equity & Diversity for school professionals on the topics of cultural awareness, equity and diversity, and family engagement. The mission of EDU is to build upon the skills, perspectives, and practices of MNPS educators so that all students and families have access and opportunity to an excellent education.

Equity & Diversity University Courses are offered through three Colleges:

  • The College of Cultural Awareness

  • The College of Equity and Diversity

  • The College of Family Engagement

  • Cohort-Based Learning

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Equity and Diversity University courses are open to district and schools. Principals and school leaders can request courses on professional development days, during faculty meetings, before or after school or during grade-level meetings.