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    Department of Racial Equity Advancement

    Our department leads the district's collaborative work in the areas of racial equity policy and practice and culturally responsive professional development.

    Seattle Public Schools is committed to the academic excellence and personal success of every student, in every classroom, everyday. Central to this commitment is ensuring educational and racial equity.

    The Department of Racial Equity Advancement advances the cultural transformation of Seattle Public Schools - the changes in policy, people, and practice necessary to create a culturally responsive organization that ensures racial equity and the success of every student.

    Young students smile for a photo

    Vision: Educational excellence through racial equity in every school.

    Mission: The mission of the Department of Racial Equity Advancement is to maximize culturally responsive instruction & leadership to transform educational opportunities, access and outcomes for every student, in every classroom, everyday.

    Resources

    Seattle Public Schools Documents

    Community Resources

    Seattle Times Project: Under Our Skin

    Dr. Emdin: Cultural Responsive Education

    Verna Myers: How to Overcome Our Biases?

    Dr. Derald Wing Sue: Micro-Aggressions in Everyday Life

    Upcoming Strategy and Partnership Events