And the negotiations have been tenuous. As of Sept. 8, there has been progress, but it depends on which side you are on. What does the Seattle Education Association (SEA) say? Despite having made progress in some areas (guaranteed 30 minutes recess for K-5, evaluation, enforceable case loads for therapists and other specialists, substitute issues), […]
EDITORIAL: Susan Enfield to go to Highline; Seattle loses
On Feb. 28, Highline Public Schools in Burien announced that their new superintendent will be Dr. Susan Enfield, Seattle Public Schools’ current interim superintendent. Enfield will start at Highline on July 1. We believe this is a huge loss for Seattle Public Schools (SPS). Enfield took over SPS after a financial scandal ousted Maria Goodloe-Johnson. […]
Seattle Public Schools interim superintendent will not seek permanent position
On Friday, Dec. 16, Dr. Susan Enfield sent out an email to Seattle Public Schools (SPS)staff, families, and the local community stating that she will not seek or accept a permanent position as superintendent of SPS once her contract is up next June.
Community volunteers sought for Seattle Schools’ Positive Climate and Discipline Advisory Committee
The Seattle School District is seeking district staff and unpaid volunteers to serve on the newly formed Positive Climate and Discipline Advisory Committee (PC-DAC), for terms of up to two years. The committee’s primary purpose is to advise Seattle School District on a school climate and discipline management system that enhances learning, equity, self-discipline, school […]
Q&A: Susan Enfield — The Seattle Public Schools Superintendent on diversity, Ingraham, and what keeps her up at night
Dr. Susan Enfield has been a ubiquitous face in the community ever since Dr. Maria Goodloe-Johnson was dismissed as superintendent by the Seattle School Board last March
Blog: SPS superintendent shows up in the ID
Last week, a war erupted between Ingraham High School and Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, after she fired the high
SPS superintendent cleans house, HR head a casualty
Last Friday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield issued a letter to SPS employees explaining that human resources
Editorial: Seattle Schools needs voices for diversity
This week, we learned that Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Interim Superintendent Susan Enfield announced that Ann Chan, head of human resources
Editorial: Seattle Public Schools sets new boundaries in order to improve education — will it work?
Last Tuesday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) proposed a new method for student enrollment: assigning students to schools based on their addresses. SPS plans to phase in its new method over the next several years starting next fall.
Fire a teacher for being bad? We can’t.
As the U.S. economy continues to decline and Obama’s stimulus package continues to be given as bonuses to top CEOs, the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) is feeling the crunch.