Seattle Public Schools

School Board Engagement Opportunities for Next Strategic Plan

Summary: Share your input and ideas with the Seattle School Board about the next strategic plan.

Spring 2024 Seattle School Board Community Engagement

Seattle Public Schools is beginning the next Strategic Plan to guide the district’s work from 2025 to 2030.

As your elected representatives, the School Board’s job is to set goals that represent the vision and values of our community. These goals are one of the ways we provide direction to the superintendent on the priorities of our Seattle community for all our children.

In order to develop these goals, we need to hear from our community.

Many of you have engaged in the Superintendent Jones’ conversations about what a System of Well-Resourced Schools looks like. Now we are asking you to engage with us on the outcomes for students we as a community expect from those schools.

To hear from all facets of our city, the School Board is asking for input in multiple ways. Please participate in the way that works best for you.

Online survey

Please fill out this online form to provide your thoughts on the vision and values for Seattle Public Schools. The survey has been extended to June 14, 2024. If you are filling out a translated survey, please send to boardoffice@seattleschools.org

English
Amharic
Chinese
Spanish
Somali
Vietnamese

Community Meetings

Please attend one of three community meetings to provide your thoughts on the vision and values for Seattle Public Schools. If you need interpretation to participate in the meeting, please email boardoffice@seattleschools.org.

May 29, 2024, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Robert Eagle Staff Middle School
1330 N 90th St., Seattle, WA 98103

June 5, 2024, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland STEM High School
5511 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98108

June 12, 2024, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event hosted by Seattle Council PTSA
Zoom Registration
Please register by June 5 if you need interpretation support

Specific Outreach

Board Members will also be engaging with groups that represent communities and constituencies that have higher needs or are historically marginalized from our system. The same questions will be asked of these groups that are being asked in the survey and public engagement meetings. 

Next Steps

The School Board will report back what we heard, who we heard from, and what we identify as the top priorities for the next strategic plan in the fall of 2024.

Once the School Board adopts our final goals for the district, the superintendent and his staff will get to work developing the new strategic plan to align the work of the district and its well-resourced schools to best achieve our vision for all kids.

You will have the continued opportunity to engage in the development of the upcoming strategic plan and operational shifts needed to implement it, including school consolidations, over the next year.

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