Culturally Responsive Practices

Culturally Responsive Practices (CRP) encompasses the use of cultural knowledge, prior experiences, and performance styles of diverse students to make learning more appropriate and effective in an effort to close existing achievement gaps.

Benefits of Culturally Responsive Practices:

  • enhanced ability of educators to support diverse learners
  • increased student engagement and achievement
  • improved school climate

CRP services include:

  • self-paced online course to increase cultural competence
  • in-district customized professional development
  • technical assistance related to culturally responsive practices and cultural competence Enhanced ability of educators to support diverse learners

Connie Reyes-Rau

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