Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

Equity and Equality in Education Speakers Series Planning Committee

The Equity and Equality in Education project by SESEC is a set of events and activities designed to engage SE Seattle in the development of policy and programming recommendations to close the achievement and opportunity gaps faced by SE Seattle students. Ultimately the project will promote SESEC’s priorities around changing school culture, parent/caregiver engagement, strengthening … Read more…

Advocacy & Policy Cohort # 4 – 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…

Advocacy & Policy Cohort #3 — 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…

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…

Congratulations to Washington State Seal of Biliteracy Awardees!

Congratulations to these students for being awarded the Washington State Seal of Biliteracy! The Seal of Bi-literacy Student Recipients were honored at the Seattle School Board meeting on Wednesday, June 1. The Washington State Seal of Biliteracy recognizes public high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing … Read more…

SESEC Summit | Family Engagement Survey

Thank you to everyone who attended our Summit on Saturday at Rainier Avenue Church! We had some great community building, great discussions, delicious and plentiful food (thanks to our wonderful caterer, Aaris Beed), and lots of figuring out what comes next for our community. Thank you to Equity Matters for sharing these pictures and thoughtful and … Read more…

Updates: Home Language Campaign Mini-Grant Projects

The Home Language Campaign Mini-Grant awardees wrapped up their projects at the end of January. Here are some final report summaries from the four organizations and the amazing work that they did in the past months! Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) promoted parents/caregivers’ awareness in multiculturalism and bilingualism through two parent workshops: “Knowledge … Read more…

Updates: Parent/Caregiver Survey Project

At the end of 2015, Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC) and several partner organizations and schools collected parent/caregiver surveys to learn what is working well and where we can improve on fostering relationships between families and schools. East African Community Services implementing the survey. When we started the SESEC survey project we asked the design … 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…