Students in Maryline Williams’ kindergarten class know they have a teacher who will help them succeed. The Henry David Thoreau Elementary School teacher is one of 16 Seattle Heroes in the Classroom to be recognized during the 2019 NFL season.
The district has a number of committees that engage community members in providing advice to the district in several different areas.
Community Truancy Boards - Help families address obstacles that prevent students from attending school.
Design and Construction Advisory Committee - Provides industry expert advice on new school design.
District Equity Team – To advise, provide input, and help prioritize the district’s equity efforts focused on closing opportunity gaps and ensuring equitable and inclusive working and learning environments for all students, families, staff and communities.
Facility Advisory Committee – Makes recommendations for future facility planning, informed by enrollment trends, community expectations and district programs.
Instructional Materials Committee - Recommends instructional materials to the board of directors.
School/District Communications Advisory - Brings together district communications staff with individuals doing communications for schools and PTSAs.