STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR SCHOOLS

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
FOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL LEADS


Independent School Lead: Roles and Responsibilities

The role of the school’s EDI Lead is critical to the success of the EDI.

The Independent School Lead’s Role is:

  • to provide support to their teachers as they complete the EDI questionnaire;
  • to act as a liaison between the EDI team at HELP and your teachers.

HELP’s role is…

  • one of consultant and guidance;
  • to provide ongoing support and resources.

EDI CHECKLIST (Download PDF Version)

September

Step 1: Return the signed Information Sharing Agreement by October 1, 2021.

Step 2: Register for training webinars

» Register for the e-EDI Training Webinar on Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 3:30-4:30pm here.

» Register for the Teacher Reimbursement Webinar on Thursday, February 17, 2022, from 3:30-4:30pm here.

November

Step 3: Distribute the Teacher Letter and Teacher Checklist to participating teachers by the end of November. You can use this email template for your outreach.

December

Step 4: Receive e-EDI Login Instructions on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Step 5: Register for the e-EDI Training Webinar on Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 3:30-4:30pm here.

Step 6: Upload your Class Information in the e-EDI system prior to the Winter Break. Click here to view/download the Class List Upload Guide.

Step 7: Send home Parent/Guardian Informed Passive Consent Letters prior to the Winter Break. Click here to download the letter in the appropriate language. You can use this email template for your outreach.

Step 8: Please share the Parent and Caregiver Newsletter with parents on your website, bulletin board, or sending it home with Kindergarten students.

January

Step 9: Ensure teachers have registered for the Teacher Training Webinar. You can use this email template for your outreach. They can register for one of the following:

» Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 3:30-4:30pm PST. Click here to register.
» Wednesday, January 19, 2022, from 3:30-4:30pm PST. Click here to register.

February

February 1, 2022: Opening date to start the EDI Questionnaire

Step 10: Encourage teachers to complete the EDI questionnaire. You can use this email template for your outreach.

Step 11: Participate in the EDI Teacher Reimbursement Webinar on Thursday, February 17, 2022, from 3:30-4:30pm. You can register here.

February 28, 2022: Closing date to complete the EDI Questionnaire

March

Step 12: Complete your Teacher Reimbursement Invoice by March 31, 2022. Download or view the Teacher Reimbursement Checklist here.