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    Welcome to Community Engagement we encourage your involvement!

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    Current Opportunities - All Are Welcome! 

    • Interested in Culturally Centered Family Engagement Training - Tuesdays, through June 11 from 6-8pm. We invite families of Color and families raising children of Color to participate in our family engagement program. We are looking for a dedicated group of committed parents, family members and/or caregivers to join us to learn how to be more intentional and most effective in the support of your children's educational experience. Open the Culturally Centered Family Engagement Training flyer for more details.  
    • Attend a Leschi Parent Equity Team Education Session.
      Tuesday, June 11 with Dr Donald Felder, teacher, principal, educational consultant & David Lewis, Psy.D, LMCH, Program Manager of Behavior Health Services, SPS and Adjunct Professor, UW presenting "What Now? Embracing Racial Equity and Improving School & Community Culture."  From 5:30pm - 7:30pm in the Leschi library with childcare and dinner provided. Please RSVP to 206-676-0023 or lisa.a.lotus@gmail.com.

    Congratulations!

    Community members celebrate second Somali book launch!
    On March 29, the community gathered together to celebrate the latest Somali children's book, "Baro Tirinta Af Soomaaliga" at the NewHolly Gathering Hall. The Somali Family Task Force partnered with Seattle Public Library, Seattle Public Schools and Superintendent Denise Juneau, and Seattle Housing Authority for this project. Jenny Durkan, Seattle Mayor, declared the day of the launch to be "Baro Tirinta Af Soomaaliga Day."  Visit the Somali Counting Book Launch and Celebration webpage for more details.

    Strategic Plan 2019-24 Adopted

    Community Meeting For Draft Strategic Plan

    Thank you to the community who attended meetings and participated in thoughtful discussions and provided feedback during the Draft process. The Strategic Plan is much stronger because of you! The final plan reflects a shared commitment to racial equity and justice. Visit the following SPS links for additional information: Strategic Plan Adopted, as well as Juneau’s Journal Strategic Plan Approved, and watch a recording of the March 27, 2019 School Board Meeting.

    Add Your Voice

    Do you want to help make a difference in the future of Seattle Public Schools? Add your voice to the discussion by sharing your priorities and ideas with us.

    As new opportunities to inform district decisions arise, we will be inviting you to participate and listing a summary on this page.

    Seattle Public Schools and the Board of Directors believe community engagement and two-way communication are essential to improving district decisions and outcomes for students.

    Attend a School Board Meeting

    You are invited to attend the public Seattle Public Schools Board meetings to gain a better understanding of school business and the role of the Board. The Seattle Public School Board welcomes members to address the Board on agenda items and other issues of concern during public testimony.

    The final list of public testimony will be posted on the meeting's agenda by the close of business the day before the regular Board meeting. All meeting agendas are located on the Board Agenda webpage and posted the Friday before Board meetings. 

    Visit the Attend a Board Meeting for a list of upcoming meetings and details on how to sign up for public testimony.


    Contact Info

    If you have questions about community engagement or need ADA accommodations or language support, please email communityengagement
    @seattleschools.org

    Additional Resources

    Engagement Archive

    Advisory Boards, Committees, and Task Forces

    Seattle Public Schools has a number of task forces and committees created to address specific issues, programs and School Board priorities.  Task forces meet for one year or less. Advisory committees are ongoing. 

    Visit the Committees and Task Forces page for a complete listing and join us!


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