Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

Letter to the Seattle School Board regarding Superintendent Search Process

On Friday, 26 January a group of 36 community members, parents/caregivers, and education leaders from over 30 organizations submitted a letter to the Seattle School Board asking them to slow down or postpone their superintendent search process. The letter is below. If you would like to send your own note expressing your thoughts you can … Read more…

Advocacy & Policy Cohort #2 – Seeking Community Volunteers, Non-profit Leaders and Parents

Are you looking for a meaningful way to help address educational equity disparities in SE Seattle? Do you want to learn how to understand and use data, learn about policy analysis, develop leadership skills or be a more effective advocate? Do you want to help narrow the opportunity and achievement gaps for SE Seattle students? … Read more…

200 African American and Black Men Welcome Students at South Shore K-8

Lakas Cayabyab Dapiaoen, a South Shore K-8 kindergartner, is high-fived on his way to school by Fire Chief Scoggins. This morning at South Shore K-8 200 men of African descent welcomed and “high-fived” students as they entered the school for National African-American Parent Involvement Day. A wonderful way to start a school day and to … Read more…

Congratulations to HLC Mini-Grant Awardees

SESEC and OneAmerica are proud to announce the Home Language Campaign Mini-grant projects! We are so excited to watch these innovative proposals unfold and engage various communities over the coming months. Here are short summaries of the four organizations and the projects that they are undertaking: Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) Chinese Information and … Read more…

Parent/Caregiver Survey Project

Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC) & University of Washington College of Education joint project on Parent/Caregiver Data. Parents and caregivers are children’s first teachers. Families know their children from the time a child joins the family and are with their children through the long term. Teachers and educators also have a stake in ensuring children learn and … Read more…