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DLSE Community Council Applications

Community Council Application

The Kaleidoscope Collective is seeking applications from Massachusetts public school students (grades 7-12), family members, educators, and interested community members to serve on its new Community Council.

Please respond to the following questions to apply to serve on the Community Council. 
1. Applicant Information:  *This question is required.
2. Which of the following best describes you?  *This question is required.
3. The Community Council will advise Kaleidoscope on its developing work around Deeper Learning Tasks, tools, policy initiatives, community engagement, and other potential opportunities for feedback. The Community Council will meet from 3:00 - 5:00 pm on the following Wednesdays:
  • 4/7/21
  • 4/21/21
  • 5/5/21
  • 5/19/21
Are you able to commit to attending at least three out of the four meetings for the Community Council?   *This question is required.

Members of the Community Council will have several responsibilities:  

  • Read sample lesson plans* and materials from the Kaleidoscope team 
  • Contribute to group discussion about challenges, solutions, and new ideas for education 
  • Ask questions, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement on Kaleidoscope's work  
  • Complete written surveys**  
The below questions are similar to the kinds of questions you might be asked during a Community Council meeting. Please respond to each one to complete your application!  

*Please note that, due to copyright law and team capacity, we may not be able to provide translations for provided reading texts  

**Please note that we may be able to provide translations of surveys -- please indicate in the final question what language you would prefer (if other than English)