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Diversity Recruitment & Retention Committee

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The goal of the Diversity Recruitment and Retention Committee (DRRC) is to recruit, hire and retain teachers, administrators, and staff of color. Meetings are on the second Monday of each month (unless otherwise indicated) in the Fairfield Administration Building from 4-5:15 p.m. 
Listed alphabetically, DRRC members and their role with the district are:
Ricardo Calles, District Technology Integration Specialist
Jill Collins, Supervisor of Human Resources
Gina Gentry-Fletcher, Director of School & Community Relations
Michelle Harbaum, EL Tutor, West Elementary School
Kim Hauer, Principal at Compass Elementary School
Denise Hayes, Principal at North Elementary School
Roger Martin, Assistant Superintendent 
Anne McKinney, Teacher at Central Elementary School
Jennifer Moore, Teacher at West Elementary School
Katie Myers, Director of Human Resources
Latrice Watkins, Teacher at Compass Elementary School

DRRC-Sponsored Activities 
  • Charitable collections districtwide to benefit programs and services for Fairfield families in need.
  • Participation in career fairs to recruit high-quality teaching and administrative candidates of color for open positions.
  • Distribution of gifts to our diverse staff to welcome them back each school year.
  • Distribution of birthday cards to our diverse staff hand-signed by DRRC members.
  • Sponsors a districtwide Unity Week annually during the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 
  • End-of-year celebration of our diverse staff (prior to COVID restrictions). In 2021, DRRC delivered boxed lunches to our diverse staff and a small gift of appreciation for their work this school year. Activities for 2022 will be determined.