Cultural Competency Assignment Instructions Length: 5-6 pages of content, not counting title and reference pages. Assignment: Cultural Competency Action Plan Assignment Description: Using research and readings from the course, as well as additionally scholarly research describe several national and global trends that have increased the need for cultural competence in schools today. Create an action plan as an educational leader to help prepare your school for the growing trends. Assignment Guidelines: 1. Identify/describe two or three national and/or global trends that have increased the need for cultural competence in education. 2. As a school and/or instructional leader address how these trends have impacted schools today. (If possible, please focus on a school that you have direct knowledge of). 3. Use documents from the school or school district to support the need for improvement. 4. As a school and/or instructional leader create a plan for addressing these issues. Consider the following questions when creating your plan: What policies or procedures need to be added and/or changed? What training for faculty and staff is needed? What is a realistic timeframe for implementing the plan? 5. While you are creating the Action Plan, incorporate a Christian Worldview throughout the assignment. 6. 5-6 references are required. 7. The assignment must adhere to all APA guidelines.