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Danville Independent Schools

Equity Council

Blue anchor logo with stars. Underneath it says "Danville Equity Council."

 

Mission

The Danville Independent School District Equity Council is committed to ensuring an equitable learning environment by:

  • Removing barriers for student achievement
  • Engaging community stakeholders
  • Fostering collective accountability
  • Embracing differences

Core Values

  • Cooperation
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Open and honest communication
  • Student voice
  • Inclusion

Members:

Chasati McCowan

  • Co-Chair of the Equity Council

  • Danville High School Alumni - Class of 1995

  • Danville Schools - Spanish Teacher - Danville High School

  • Danville Schools Parent

  • Community Member

McCowan

Tevin Washington

  • Co-Chair of the Equity Council

  • Marion County High School Alumni - Class of 2017

  • Danville Schools - Social Studies Teacher - Danville High School

Tevin Washington

Melinda Weathers

  • Danville High School Alumni - Class of 1998

  • Danville Schools Board of Education member

  • Pastor of Vision Worship Center

  • Director of Diversity and Inclusion - Centre College

  • Involved in various civic and non-profit organizations

  • Community Member

Melinda Weathers

Jerrica Funkhouser

  • Danville High School Alumni - Class of 2006

  • Danville Schools - Assistant Principal - Mary G. Hogsett Primary School

  • Danville Schools Parent

Jerrica Funkhouser

Brittany Broach

  • Boyle County High School Graduate - Class of 2008

  • Danville Schools - Counselor - Mary G. Hogsett Primary School

  • Community Member

Charneika Warren

  • Danville High School Alumni - Class of 2001

  • Danville (CCHR) Concerned Citizens for Human Relations member 

  • Soul of Second Street Festival committee member

  • First Baptist Church 2nd and Walnut Member

  • Danville Schools Parent

  • Community member 

Charneika Warren

Ernest Dunn

  • Danville High School Alumni - Class of 1998

  • Danville Schools - Director of Transportation and Facilities

  • Danville Schools Parent

  • Community Member

Ernest Dunn and family

Ra'shea Ford

  • Danville High School Alumni - Class of 2007

  • President of Don’t Sleep Inc. - helps provide backpacks and school supplies to community children

  • Mentors community children

  • Community member 

Ra'shea Ford

Olivia Mohr

  • West Jessamine High School Alumni - Class of 2016

  • Danville Schools - Senior Media Manager

  • Community Member

Olivia Mohr

Sammi Anders

  • Washington County High School Alumni - Class of 1994

  • Danville Schools - District Wellness Counselor

  • Danville Schools Strategic Planning Committee Member, Advisory Council Member, High School Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member, Trauma Pathway Leader

  • Danville Schools Parent

  • Kentucky NonProfit Services Board Member

  • Community Member

Sammi Anders

Jennifer Shearer

  • Boyle County High School Alumni - Class of 1999

  • Employee of the Danville Schools for 23 years, as English teacher, instructional coach and cheerleading coach (currently instructional coach at John W. Bate Middle School)

  • Danville Schools parent

  • Community member

Jennifer Shearer

Lynyel Duggins

  • Garrard County High School Alumni - Class of 1991

  • Library Media Specialist at John W. Bate Middle School

  • Volunteer at Forks of Dix River Baptist Church in Lancaster in the Technology Department, Children's Council, Celebrate Recovery Program and Children's Programs

  • Community member/volunteer

Lynyel Duggins

Sandy Cain

  • Lincoln County High School Alumni - Class of 1990.

  • Director of Admiral Adventure Academy after school program at Edna L. Toliver Intermediate School

  • Employee of Danville Schools

Sandy Cain