Seattle School-Based Vaccine Services

Summary: Collaboration between school district staff, school-based health centers, and community partners helped document vaccine compliance for over 99% of Seattle Public Schools students in January 2020 Community vaccine clinics bolstered efforts to improve compliance with state requirements Community and school-based efforts also promoted recommended vaccines like flu, meningitis, and HPV as well as required…

Kudos to SPS School Nurses’ Immunization Efforts

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools Health Services December 2019 Newsletter. Our priority is to make sure schools are safe learning environments for all. On December 16, [2019 SPS joins] other local school districts who have taken bold action to send out exclusion letters to those still out of compliance. Exclusion is set for January 8,…

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,…

SPS Announces New Superintendent for 2018-19 Schoolyear

On April 4, 2018 the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) School Board selected Denise Juneau as the preferred candidate for Superintendent starting in the 2018-19 schoolyear. The final selection is pending contract negotiations which will be voted on at the April 25, 2018 Board meeting. Ms. Juneau joins SPS after serving as the State of Montana’s Superintendent of…