Join the Cultural and Family Partnership team for the Family Connections Question and Answer Session on Dec. 8. Two sessions:10-11:30 a.m. - In person session at the ISD Administration Building, 5150 220th Ave S.E., Issaquah, WA OR 7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meet and connect with Family Partnership staff and other parents in the Issaquah School District.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion News
Check out our district equity, diversity and inclusion events and initiatives. There is a lot taking place. See what's happening.
A sense of worth and belonging greatly enhances a student’s ability to learn. Helping to create that feeling is central to what teachers, staff members and administrators do every day throughout our schools – and it’s at the heart of the district’s equity work. What that looks like varies from building to building and by grade level, but in some cases, it can be as simple as providing space.
February is Black History Month, and while our teachers and staff incorporate conversations about the important contributions of African Americans into learning that happens all year long, we appreciate the opportunity to highlight Black history this month, as well. Today we’re sharing a glimpse of what student leaders at two of our middle schools created.
The Liberty High School Equity Club recently partnered with other students, staff members and the Snoqualmie and Duwamish tribes to create a video to explain the purpose of land acknowledgements, and also to acknowledge the First People of this land since Time Immemorial.
As part of the Issaquah School District’s commitment to ongoing equity work, staff from our Equity Department have partnered with the Issaquah Schools Foundation to provide professional development to our staff and administrators around culturally competent practices.