Office of Educational Equity

  • The primary responsibility of the Office of Educational Equity (OEE) is to uplift and advance the District's core values and goals with an intentional focus on Educational Equity, where the Public Schools of Brookline are committed to identifying and eliminating barriers to educational achievement in our schools. Reviewing and creating policies and practices that are fair and provide educational opportunities to ensure that every student, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or economic status, meets our standards for achievement, participation, and growth.    

    The Office of Educational Equity works closely with the Office of Teaching and Learning and the Office of Student Services to meet the needs of students across the District. The Office also leads district-wide professional development and supports school-based equity initiatives and those created in collaboration with educators, students, and caregivers. 

  • Claire Galloway-Jones
    Executive Director of Educational Equity 


    Cristina L. Hernandez
    Assistant Director of Educational Equity 

  • The Office of Educational Equity oversees and supports the following initiatives:

    Brookline Educators for Educator Diversity (BEED):

    The Brookline Educators for Educator Diversity (BEED) team seeks to diversify our faculties and staff by committing strategic action steps to recruiting, onboarding, and retaining individuals from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

    Seeking Education, Equity, and Diversity (National SEED Project):

    SEED leaders are community organizers, educators, and social service providers. They can facilitate conversations in classrooms, local libraries, multi-site organizations, online, and beyond with the common goal of working toward social justice and a commitment to wholeness, wellness, and just relationship with others…(learn more)