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Trise Moore Selected as Family Engagement "Leader to Learn From" by EdWeek
Each year, Education Week seeks nominations for "Leaders to Learn From" across the United States, in an effort to showcase and recognize successful work done in the field of education by strong leaders in districts large and small. This year, Trise Moore, the Director of Equity & Family Engagement for Federal Way Public Schools was selected for her expertise and leadership in the field of family engagement. 

Click the link below to watch the video and read the full article about the work Trise is doing in Federal Way and some key takeaways for working in family and community engagement. Congratulations to Trise - we are glad to have your leadership in the Road Map region!
Other Updates & Info from the Region
  • In the last newsletter, we featured the Ignite Education event hosted by The Seattle Time's Education Lab. The link to sign up for the weekly Education Lab newsletter redirected to the wrong page - if you are interested in signing up for this newsletter, you may do so here: Also - keep an eye out for this Sunday's (March 5) print edition of the Times, which will feature a full-page ad supporting the Cradle Through College Coalition.
  • The Puget Sound Educational Service District is seeking a Manager for Early Warning Indicator Systems Work - the deadline to apply is Thursday, March 9! View the full job description and get details on how to apply.
  • Elizabeth Kneebone, from The Brookings Institution, shared her testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee's Subcommittee on Human Resources last week. She discussed the changing geography of U.S. poverty and highlighted the partnership between Road Map region school districts and the impact of the The Road Map Region Race to the Top grant on bringing the districts together to better serve students and close the opportunity and achievement gaps in our region. Read the full testimony here.
  • White Center Community Development Association is currently seeking a Peer Connector to work on the Reconnect to Opportunity efforts, connecting young people ages 16-24 to education and employment resources. Learn more about this opportunity on their website.
  • The Community Center for Education Results team, along with many Road Map Project partners, are currently working on the 2016 Road Map Project Results Report, which will be released on Thursday, March 30. Keep an eye on future newsletters for more information about the report! You can view the 2015 Results Report and other special reports online on the Road Map Project website.

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.

Thanks for reading updates from around the Road Map Project region. Please email with any questions or comments.