Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

December 2021 Coalition Mtg

Join JoLynn Berge, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance, to learn about the 2022 SPS Levies. Seattle voters will be asked to consider two education funding measures in the Feb 2022 election. These measures are education levies that continue funding to help support student success by creating a safe, equitable learning … Read more…

November 2021 Meeting

The Seattle Public School Board recently adopted Student Outcomes Focused Governance. Join the SESEC meeting to learn more about this focus and how it applies to school board governance. Bring your questions for the topic for Board President Chandra Hampson. RECORDING Examples from Other Districts:Philadelphia School DistrictAnchorage School DistrictPortland Public SchoolsDeSoto Independent School District Goals and Progress Monitoring … Read more…

October 2021 Meeting

October SESEC Coalition Meeting – Recording Alissa Muller, Director of the Mastery-based Learning Collaborative at the State Board of Education, shared information about the mastery-based learning work happening in the state. The Mastery-based Learning Work Group has been charged by the legislature to develop a Profile of a Graduate describing the cross-disciplinary skills a student … Read more…

Southeast Seattle COVID Testing Sites

**Scroll down for translated PDFs in Chinese, English, Spanish, Somali, and Vietnamese.** A compiled list of FREE COVID testing sites in Southeast SeattleThank you for helping to keep our schools and communities safe! NOTE: FREE diagnostic testing (if your child is exhibiting symptoms or has had a potential COVID exposure) is available at some Seattle … Read more…

August 2021 Meeting

  Child Tax Credit outreach factsheets •       English  •       Spanish •       Russian  •       Chinese (simplified)  •       Child Tax Credit non-filer website portal •       For more info/to join Working Families Tax Credit Coalition, email Emily Vyhnanek, [email protected]  •       Washington Immigrant Relief Fund: https://www.immigrantreliefwa.org/ •       The application is closed right now, but you can sign up for updates on the next funding cycle here. •       Information about the state’s TANF program (though … Read more…

Superintendent Search Process

Dear President Hampson and Seattle School Board, Re: Superintendent Search Process – community engagement and timeline We, the undersigned, who are community partners of Seattle Public Schools (SPS), are writing to offer support for community outreach and engagement during the Board’s upcoming Superintendent search process. In addition, we respectfully urge the Board to expedite the … Read more…

Meet SESEC’s New Advocacy and Policy Manager

Welcome to Vivian van Gelder, SESEC’s new advocacy and policy manager. Vivian has a deep history of partnering with SESEC. Several years ago she participated in our Advocacy and Policy Cohort training program and out of that engagement she and others founded FACES, a group of volunteers pushing for shared giving among Seattle’s PTAs. Vivian … Read more…

April 2021 Meeting

If you weren’t able to make it to the April Coalition Meeting about Seattle Preschool Program, below you will find a copy of the PowerPoint and other documents that were shared. The recording can be found under Videos on our Facebook Page.