Promote a workplace environment and culture that supports retaining a highly-skilled and diverse workforce


  • Foster a culturally competent and emotionally safe work environment and learning culture to enable highly skilled staff who are from diverse backgrounds to thrive and connect as employees of the Issaquah School District.
  • Develop and empower culturally responsive staff who possess a commitment to equity and inclusion.

Evidence of this work during the 2018-19 school year

  • Equity Teacher Leaders
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain classes
  • Districtwide cultural competency training
  • Equity focused sessions at ISD conference
  • Center for Collaborative Support (CCS) book studies
  • CCS Conference - equity focused sessions

Evidence of work from the 2019-2020 school year: Coming Soon.