Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

SESEC is Hiring — Advocacy and Policy Manager

Deadline extended to 16 April 2021, 4.00 p.m. or until filled. Job Description Advocacy and Policy ManagerTemporary Position 12 mo – potential to become permanent dependent on funding BACKGROUND SESEC is a coalition of community based organizations, schools, and parents/caregivers working together to improve education in SE Seattle centered in BIPOC communities and those who … Read more…

Spanish and Chinese Translation – Educators Give Advice to Assist with Online Learning

This article originally appeared in English at South Seattle Emerald. Spanish translation:LOS EDUCADORES NOS DAN CONSEJOS QUE AYUDAN CON EL APRENDIZAJE EN LÍNEA por Erin Okuno Regresar a la escuela este año se verá y se sentirá diferente a como lo ha hecho en el pasado. Atrás quedaron algunas de las costumbres: imágenes frente al … Read more…

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…