Dr. Batiste served as Vice President for Professional Development and School Field Services & Equity and Justice Initiatives at the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) for thirteen years, as Assistant Head of School at Crossroad School in St. Louis, and as Director of Multicultural Initiatives at St. Mark’s School of Texas. Dr. Batiste currently heads Gene Batiste Consulting where he assists independent schools in their diversity, leadership, and community and inclusion work and serves as the Director of Community and Inclusion at St. John’s School in Houston.
Community & Inclusion
“My last word to you is that you live in harmony, united together (Insieme) all of one heart and one will: Be bound to one another by the bond of charity, esteeming each other, bearing with each other in Jesus Christ.”
~St. Angela Merici
Ursuline Academy of Dallas and the Ursuline Subcommittee on Community & Inclusion have been active these last several months. Here’s a snapshot of recent activities and accomplishments:
Ursuline has named interim co-coordinators for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for 2020-2021. Additionally, please read a message from Belinda Grant-Anderson:
Ursuline is pleased to announce that Patty LaValle and Cecilia Nipp will serve as interim co-coordinators for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Do something. Get moving. Be confident. Risk new things.St. Angela Merici