Cultural Proficiency

A Manual for School Leaders
Name:Cultural Proficiency
Authors:Randall B. Lindsey and Kikanza Nuri-Robins
Date Published:June 2, 2009


Because change is an ongoing and personal process, this book helps school leaders recognize their own barriers to cultural proficiency and take steps to effectively describe, plan for, and respond to issues that arise in diverse environments.

• Gain a personal understanding of what cultural proficiency means in practice
• Use collaborative activities to effect change in a school
• Lead a learning community toward becoming a culturally proficient organization

What People Are Saying

“This book is a phenomenal resource for school districts and organizations interested in improving the culture of their organizations. It provides a solid foundation for understanding equity, embracing diversity, and adapting to differences. Moreover, the protocols and activities in this edition serve as a road map for leaders on the journey toward cultural proficiency.”
—Lynne Rosen, Director of Language and Cultural Equity, Albuquerque, NM