Education Lab Ignite Event Speaker Videos Available
Johnny Andrews / The Seattle Times
Eleven speakers took to the stage on Feb. 8 for Ignite Education Lab, a series of fast-paced stories about how personal connections had shaped their experiences in education. The event, presented by The Seattle Times, drew more than 400 people to Town Hall Seattle. Miss the live event?  The Seattle Times has videos of each talk on its website. The Road Map Project - along with many of our project partners - is a community partner of Education Lab.  T o learn more and find out about future events like Ignite, sign up for Education Lab's email newsletter at
Other Updates & Info from the Region
  •  Youth Employment, Education & Career Fair: Seattle Goodwill, WorkSource, the YMCA of Greater Seattle and King County are putting on this event on February 21st for youths and young adults aged 16 - 24 to come meet with employers, learn about educational opportunities and connect with colleges, and learn about steps they can take to start their careers. Reconnect to Opportunity and many other reengagement efforts and organizations will be there to provide young people with resources as well. 
  • Community forum on race and ethnicity data in Washington public schools: The Washington Race and Ethnicity Student Data Task Force is holding a community meeting as part of ongoing efforts to better represent and understand data disaggregations that are truly representative of students, families and their communities. The forum will be held at Highline Community College, Mt. Constance room in Building 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4th. To RSVP or get more information, contact or by phone at 360-725-6374.

The Road Map Project is a region-wide effort aimed at improving education to drive dramatic improvement in student achievement from cradle to college and career in South King County and South Seattle. 

The Road Map Project is supported by the Community Center for Education Results (CCER), a nonprofit organization.

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