Migrant and Bilingual Education Programs
All children in Washington State have the right to a public education, grades kindergarten to 12, up through age 21. Students may qualify for additional support through the Migrant or Bilingual Education Programs if: A language other than English is spoken at home. The family has recently moved for agriculture or fishing work.
Watch this video to learn about the rich history of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
LATINOS: The Changing Face of Washington
This is the teaser for the one hour KCTS 9 documentary that examines the history of Latinos in Washington state, their dramatic population growth and the impact in politics, education, immigration and entrepreneurship in the state.
Become an advocate for Washington's Hispanic Communities Your tax deductible contribution will support our advocacy work in the following areas:
- CHA's Spanish Language Outreach Radio Program, "Conozca su Gobierno con Uriel Iñiguez
- Washington State Latino/Hispanic Assessment Report
- Leading Change Through Advocacy
Mr. Iñiguez was appointed by Governor Christine Gregoire as Executive Director of the Commission on Hispanic Affairs on June 2005, and reappointed by Governor Inslee on January 2013.Read More
MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
February 27, 2015 08:30 AM / 12:30 PMThurston County Fairgrounds, Expo CenterClasses
This half-day CLE will help you understand how the state’s legal system responds to people with mental illness, provide you with an opportunity to hear directly from mental health consumers, discuss the barriers to treatment, as well as explain the impact of legal financial obligations and the ethical challenges in representing people with mental illnesses.
Co-sponsored by the Washington Defender Association, Thurston County’s Office of Assigned Counsel, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Washington, and Disability Rights Washington, this program is open to public defenders, investigators, social workers, prosecutors and members of law enforcement.
Advance registration is required. Email email@example.com with “2/27, Mental Illness CLE” in the subject line.
When: Friday, February 27, 2015 | 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (registration opens at 8 a.m.)
The Special Education Department will be hosting Regional Meetings for families and the community to learn about changes that are happening in Special Education in Seattle Public Schools. We want to listen to you and hear your questions. Please join Wyeth Jessee, the Executive Director of Special Education; Michaela Clancy, Director of Special Education; Kari Hanson, Director of School Based Special Education Services; the Regional Supervisor for your area; the Special Education Ombudsperson and more Special Education staff.
Monday, March 2, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Aki Kurose Middle School Cafeteria
3928 S. Graham St.
Seattle, WA 98118
Monday, March 16, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Roosevelt High School Commons
1410 NE 66th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
Monday, April 6, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Washington Middle School Lunchroom
2101 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144
WEST SEATTLE REGION
Monday, April 20, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
West Seattle High School Cafeteria
3000 California Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Monday, May 11, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Ballard High School Commons
1418 NW 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98117
Alliance Northwest is the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest. This event features keynote speakers, high quality workshops, and matchmaking sessions with government agencies and prime contractors.