Welcome to the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
A strong public education system is one that works for all of Arizona’s students.
The Arizona Department of Education is committed to ensuring that all Arizona students are provided the opportunity to succeed and reach their full academic potential. The department is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in its policies, procedures, practices, and programs.
Our Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion works across the Arizona Department of Education to advance program area’s goals and ensure Arizona’s students and teachers are served equitably. EDI works with our agency's staff on resources and policies that support all of Arizona’s students, families, and educators. Below are just some of the ways our agency is working to build equity throughought Arizona's public education system.
Advancing educational achievement at all ages.
Preventing dropout and supporting students at all points of their educational journeys.
Improving connectivity for all communities.
Building a robust and talented educator pipeline that reflects the diverse make-up of Arizona's 1.1 million students.
Supporting Arizona's students with disabilities and the educators that serve them.
Supporting multilingual learners, children of migrant families, students in foster care, and students & families experiencing homelessness.
Supporting Arizona's indigenous students and communities.
Delivering social emotional supports to students & educators.