Belonging & Inclusion Collaborative

Last Updated: 9/13/2022 6:25 PM

The Belonging & Inclusion Collaborative (BIC), a group consisting of Wyoming City Schools administrators, board members, caregivers and parents, staff members, and teachers, examines our district processes and practices for opportunities to build inclusion and equity in our schools. 

Members of the BIC are:

Board Members: John Feldmeier and Illya Thomas

Community Members: Amy Hull, Shannon Myatt, Kate Patterson, Rev. Dr. Amy Snow, Tess Harper, Marty Skidmore, Janet Zydney

Primary Schools Team: Becky Abbs, Kaily Hauck, Gina Kirchner, Denise Sieber

Middle School Team: Laura Coomer, Jeff Hicks, Lisa Nocks

High School Team: Keith Lehman, Andy Lyon, Jolie Wieland

Central Office Team: Suzy Henke, Dr. Tracy Quattrone, Tim Weber, Dr. Ashley Whitely

The goals of the BIC are to:

  • Foster a sense of belonging for all members of our Wyoming community
  • Develop a school community culture that is equitable and inclusive
  • Create safe learning environments for all students regardless of lived experiences and/or background such as race, color, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, family-style, exceptionality, or socio-economic status

The BIC will:

  • Engage in professional conversations to continue our own learning in the areas of Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism
  • Discuss and provide feedback on district plans, processes and practices in the areas of Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
  • Assist in development of ideas to address areas of opportunity in equity and inclusion

BIC members serve for a period of two years. Would you be interested in serving on the BIC in the future? Please click for more information.