Bullying Resources and Reporting

Download the District's Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Brochure


District HIB Coordinator

To report an instance of harassment, intimidation, or bullying in school contact
Melissa Evans
Assistant Director of Student Interventions - Compliance
425-837-7109
evansm@issaquah.wednet.edu

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 bullied on the bus may report information to Jake Kuper, Director of Transportation, at 425.837-7024 or kuperj@issaquah.wednet.edu. Melissa Evans, Assistant Director of Student Interventions - Compliance, can be contacted at 425-837-7109 or evansm@issaquah.wednet.edu.

Regulations, procedures, and forms

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:

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

Resources

Issaquah School District

Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB)

Cyber-bullying