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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

The BPS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee includes all members of our school community such as educators, parents, and community members. If you would like to participate in the Bourne Public School Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee please email Barbara Starkie, Assistant Superintendent at We look forward to working with our school community for the purpose of Inclusion and Equity.


DEI Committee Mission Statement:
BPS is committed to fostering a safe and diverse learning and work environment that actively promotes an equitable and inclusive culture where differences are valued. 

DEI Committee Vision Statement: 
Bourne Public Schools will provide opportunities and equitable access for all students and members of the Bourne School Community to feel safe, included and empowered. The BPS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is working to learn and find ways to support marginalized populations within the Bourne Public School community. Bourne Public Schools will create a culture of empathy, acceptance and reflection so that students and staff feel valued and able to contribute to the community.