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    Contact information and organizational charts for Student and Community Services in LWSD

     

    John Appelgate

    John Appelgate | Director of Athletics and Activities

    425-936-1367 | Ask a Question

    Mr. Appelgate provides leadership and oversight of athletics and activities programs. He represents the Lake Washington School District with state and regional athletic associations. Mr. Appelgate serves as the district’s Title IX coordinator, monitoring and coordinating the district’s compliance with Title IX and other federal and state laws and policies pertaining to gender equity and non-discrimination.

    Athletics and Activities Organizational Chart

    Department Webpage: Athletics

    Gloria Henderson

    Gloria Henderson | Director of Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion

    425-936-1363 | Ask a Question

    Ms. Henderson provides leadership for the district’s efforts to build a culture of opportunity, equity and inclusion for all students, families, and employees. She plans, organizes, and directs activities related to diversity and outreach; provides direction and leadership to close opportunity gaps for students of color and students with disabilities; and leads and supports district efforts to increase student opportunity, achievement and success for traditionally underserved student groups.

    Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion Organizational Chart

    Department Webpage: Opportunity & Equity

     

    Shannon Parthemer, DirectorShannon Parthemer | Director of Communications

    425-936-1342 | Ask a Question

    Mrs. Parthemer provides overall leadership for the district’s communications operations and serves as the district’s Public Information and Communications Officer. She acts as district spokesperson for the media and the public, ensuring timely, reliable, accessible and accurate provision of information and communications. She leads the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s public/media relations and communications plans aligned with district goals and objectives. Mrs. Parthemer assumes responsibility for internal and external district publications; print and social and multi-media communications; and, volunteer community engagement efforts.

    Communications Organizational Chart

    Department Webpage: Communications

     

    Johnny Phu

    Johnny Phu | Director of Student Services

    425-936-1225 | Ask a Question

    Mr. Phu provides leadership and oversight of programs and services that support student academic success, safety and social-emotional well-being. He serves as the district compliance officer for issues pertaining to student harassment, intimidation, and bullying; serves as the district hearing officer for issues pertaining to student discipline; and, provides oversight of the district counseling; attendance; and drug and alcohol prevention and intervention programs.

    Student Services Organizational Chart

    Department Webpage: Student Services