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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.

Equity Announcements and News

Equity Department Work Serves to Empower Students and Families, Create Sense of Belonging

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. 

Graphic shows Amanda Gorman and several facts about Gorman's work as an influential poet

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.

Rosetta Lee speaking at podium

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.

Upcoming Equity & Family Partnership Events