Parents' Association

NCCS Parent DEI Taskforce Hosts LGBTQ+101: An Introduction for Parents and Caregivers

The Country School Parent DEI Taskforce hosted part 2 of the 2-part series, LGBTQ+101: An Introduction for Parents and Caregivers, Sept. 22. Cadence Pentheny of the Triangle Community Center explored how LBGTQ+ youth in Fairfield County feel as they navigate life in our region in a 45-minute presentation, followed by opportunities for small break out conversations and a Q&A segment.
This session was a furtherance of last Spring’s conversation on LGBTQ+ identities and also supported the insights gained from the school’s year-long assessment of inclusivity and multiculturalism conducted throughout last year.

“We are grateful for the work of our Parent DEI Taskforce to raise topics of identity, and to help increase the sense of belonging that everyone in our community should feel,” said Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Kojo Clarke. 
New Canaan Country School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin and are afforded all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies or any other school-administered programs.