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    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.

    HC/RESA Meetings 

    Meetings have been scheduled in collaboration with the HC/RES Advisory.

    Meetings are held at the John Stanford Center 2445 3rd Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134

    Meeting Dates Spring 2020

    • March 3, 4 - 7 p.m.
    • April 7, 4 - 7 p.m. The April HC/RESA meeting has been canceled
    • May 5, 4 - 7 p.m.

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

    Advisory Members

    View the HC/RESA members and staff. 

    Advanced Learning Task Force

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


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

    Advisory applications and nominations were 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.