“The heart of equity work is that we’re all at the table together doing this work. That is the heart of it,” said Catherine Ross Cook, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) coordinator for District 233.
After 12 years in the classroom at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Cook stepped into the newly created position at the start of the school year. The winner of the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence will continue to teach one English class.
Cook calls her new job “a dream position." She intends to take her passions from her years in the classroom and . . .