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    Advanced Learning Task Force and Advisory

    Advanced Learning Task Force

    The Seattle Public Schools superintendent established the Advanced Learning Task Force (ALTF) to review and make recommendations to the Superintendent and School Board related to the policies, procedures, and practices of advanced learning programs and highly capable services. This task force supported the district’s work on equitable access to advanced learning as directed in School Board Resolution No. 2017/18-10.

    The Advanced Learning Task Force (ALTF) convened from August 2018 through December 2019. Read more about the Advanced Learning Task Force (ALTF).

    Highly Capable and Racial Equity Services Advisory

    The Superintendent’s Highly Capable and Racial Equity Services Advisory (HC/RESA) will support the development and implementation of procedures and practices for advanced Learning. This committee will advise the district as they design and implement equitable access to advanced learning.

    Utilizing the recommendations of the Advanced Learning Task Force, the HC/RES Advisory will convene to advise the district as the Advanced Learning Department and a diverse practitioners work group designs and implements a model or models for advanced learning identification and services that are aligned with Seattle Excellence, the district’s five-year strategic plan, and the Advanced Learning vision, mission, and commitments.

    The HC/RESA is established as a committee to run for three years and may extend due to needs and progress of the work.

    Applications and nominations for the advisory are due by January 8, 2020, 12 p.m. Advisory appointees will be notified by email, no later than January 17, 2020 with the first meeting scheduled to occur on February 4, 2020. Subsequent meetings will be scheduled every 4-6 weeks in collaboration with the HC/RES Advisory.

    Read more the Highly Capable and Racial Equity Services Advisory description and charge.

    Questions? Email Deenie Berry, Supervisor Highly Capable Services and Advanced Learning Program cvberry@seattleschools.org

    Advisory applications and nominations due January 8, 2020, 12 p.m. Applicants will be notified by email or by phone by January 17, 2020.

    Read more about the Highly Capable and Racial Equity Services Advisory.

    Apply for the Advisory