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Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Resources and Reporting

The Issaquah School District is committed to a safe and civil educational environment for all students that is free from harassment, intimidation or bullying. In order to ensure respect and prevent harm, it is a violation of District Regulation 3207 for a student to be harassed, intimidated, or bullied by others in the school community, at school sponsored events, or when such actions create a substantial disruption to the educational process. 

If your child feels he/she has been harassed or bullied, the incident(s) should be reported immediately to a teacher, counselor, or principal. Children harassed, intimidated, or bullied on the bus may report information to Coleen Xaudaro, Director of Transportation, at 425-837-6324.

For appeals or procedure questions, Jordan Frost, Assistant Director of Student Interventions - Compliance, can be contacted at 425-837-7109. 

Washington State Legal Definition 

Harassment, intimidation, or bullying means any intentional electronic, written, verbal, or physical act when the intentional electronic, written, verbal, or physical act: 

  1. Physically harms a student or damages the student's property; or 
  2. Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student's education; or 
  3. Is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or 
  4. Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school. 

Options for Reporting Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying

If what you or someone you know is experiencing is an emergency call 911.

The Issaquah School District Board of Directors is committed to a safe and civil educational environment for all students that is free from harassment, intimidation, or bullying. Your experience is yours and we honor how you wish to share it. Please refer to district policy 3207 (linked above) to learn about anonymous, confidential, and non-confidential reporting options. Read below to learn about the best reporting option for your situation.

ISD HIB Online Reporting Form