Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our Vision

As a diverse community of learners, AC acknowledges, respects, and upholds equity and inclusion as crucial pillars for a transformative education.

We strive to build safe, inclusive, and brave spaces that cultivate an expansive sense of belonging for all. Through committed collaboration and ongoing reflection, we seek to align our practices ever closer to the needs and ideals of our community.  

Director of Equity & Community Engagement

Lindsey Brown is a dedicated and passionate advocate for equity in all the educational roles in which she has served.  She is a New York State certified District and Building Level Leader and has more than 10 years of experience in Elementary Bilingual Education and World Language instruction. Lindsey played a key role in launching Allendale Columbia’s Summer learning partnership (AC LEAP) with School #17 in the Rochester City School District. She is thrilled to support AC faculty, students, and families as we build broad and deep connections across our community.
At Allendale Columbia, we prepare students for the world they will inherit. In our trusting and responsive environment, students in nursery through grade 12 grow in confidence and develop scholastic independence.