Presenting innovative culturally responsive resources that develop and encourage a democracy that is diverse, inclusive and equitable.

To educate, encourage and enhance the lives of all learners.

Our New Book!

Will It Make You Cry, Sis? is a relevant children’s story about the colorful conversation between two sisters. The older sister clarifies terminology and validates emotions seen and felt during a major pandemic…or “crisis.”

Diversity in action: It’s not what it is, but what it does! What does it do? Diversity in action recognizes the need to intentionally respect, value, and embrace the isms, “systems of oppressions.”

racism, sexism, ageism, anti-semitism, ableism, classism, heterosexism

The Founder

Dr. ReGina A. Etter has served the students and teachers of Metro Nashville Public Schools for over thirty years. As an advocate for teaching and learning, Dr. Etter’s passion is displayed through her innovative methods of presenting pedagogy to educators throughout the country.

Working with numerous initiatives and varying roles for the school district has afforded her opportunities to provide teachers with instructional practices that are practical, rigorous and content-rich. Dr. Etter’s impact in the educational arena has been extended to NSF, NSTA, TSTA, TSIN, SEC-ME, NABSE, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Fisk University, Trevecca University, and Middle Tennessee State University.

Dr. Etter’s latest assignments have involved federally funded STEM and STEAM initiatives affecting multiple schools, students, and communities.




What We Believe

Founded in 2020 by Dr. ReGina Etter, Diversity In Action believes:

Education opens the doors for conversation

Encouragement helps foster intrinsic motivation

Enhancement sharpens the skills for vocation

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(615) 308-6180

Diversity In Action provides supplemental resources to inform persons and create culturally responsive communities of learning where students are respected, valued, and welcomed. Our program emphasizes diversity in action by designing resources that encourage and embrace challenging topics on different crises of humanity.