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Office of Equity & Inclusion

Pursuing Inclusive Excellence


The Office for Equity and Inclusion (OEI) leads and facilitates the development of institutional policies and protocols intended to create a more representative, equitable and inclusive Skagit Valley College.The OEI partners with campus departments and units to create inclusive and equitable educational opportunities for all students, faculty and professional staff.

With a collaborative approach to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, the Office for Equity and Inclusion will serve as the primary college resource for:

  • Hispanic Serving Institution Status and Initiatives
  • Equity and Social Justice Committee
  • Parent Leadership Courses
    • Escuela de Padres
    • Liderazgo, Equidad y Abogacia
  • DEI Legisative Mandates and Information
  • DEI Professional Development for faculty and staff
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Development and implementation of DEI programming for students, faculty and our local communities
  • Bias Incident Reporting
  • External and local community partnerships

As well as the identification and analysis of best practices and national trends related to access, achievement, inclusion, intercultural competencies, diversity and equity.