I recall the first time I encountered my own identity reflected in a reading assigned for class. It was Annie Proulx’s famous short story about two cowboys who fall in love. After reading the story, I felt apprehensive about the next day’s class...Read More
The books students are exposed to during childhood are powerful tools for representation that can serve as both “mirrors and windows.” A book is a “mirror” when it reflects a student’s own culture/identity. A book is also a “window” into the...Read More
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement
ISTP strives to empower our students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents to understand and value differences and celebrate diversity. Through an environment of respect, the ISTP community is...