Seattle School Board Approves a Resolution Calling for Lawmakers to Increase Student Safety

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools. “Dear Seattle Public Schools families and community, We continue to share in the nation’s collective grief following the Florida school shooting. Student safety is essential. Seattle Public Schools put in place extensive safety procedures, and we will be reviewing those to do even more. Preventing Gun Violence in Schools However,…

Rainier Beach SBHC Highlighted for Public Health Week 2018

April 2-6, 2018 marked National Public Health Week. In celebration, Public Health–Seattle & King County highlighted the Rainier Beach Teen Health Center, which has been serving Seattle Public Schools students for 30 years. Area Manager Jane Simpson led viewers through the clinic along with Nurse Practitioner, Laura Stuart. Clinic Coordinator, Deborah Stanley; Mental Health Provider,…

Odessa Brown SBHCs Highlighted by Gates Foundation

In a beautifully crafted video, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has highlighted the community-focused work of Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, noting the relationship between student health and academic success to which all school-based health services contribute. In the video, Odessa Brown’s Medical Director Dr. Ben Danielson introduces viewers to their three school-based health centers at Garfield High…

Welcome, Erin MacDougall!

In December 2017, Public Health’s School-Based Partnerships team bid farewell to long time staff member, Jessica Knaster Wasse. We wish her well in this new professional adventure and welcome new staff member, Erin MacDougall! Erin will be supporting both Families and Education Levy and Best Starts for Kids work, focusing in a variety of areas…