Seattle/Tacoma Region, Wa

2013 NW Regional Summit

Event Description

The City of Bellevue is partnering with America's Promise to convene a Seattle/Tacoma Regional Community Grad Nation Summit in November 2013.  The City of Bellevue, in partnership with SOAR, is working with a variety of Seattle, Tacoma and Northwest entities, such as United Way of King County; Eastside Pathways; CCER/Road Map Project; School's Out Washington; Communities In Schools of Washington; Youth Development Executives of King County; the cities of Renton, Redmond, Seattle, and Shoreline; the School Districts of Bellevue, Tacoma, Renton, Seattle, and Lake Washington; Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction; Puget Sound Educational Service District; Lake Washington Institute of Technology; Seattle Urban League; Youth Ambassadors; Washington State School Directors Association; Kitsap County and many others, including an array of businesses, faith-based groups, and youth-related agencies.

School districts throughout King and Pierce Counties are working within collaborative models to participate in programs such as the Washington State "Building Bridges" initiative and the federal "Race to the Top" initiative. These efforts are among many in the region working to increase the graduation rates of high school students.  The Summit will focus on an exchange of information regarding Collective Impact; Early Warning Indicators; Youth Engagement and Youth Voice; Exchanging Data; Best and Promising Practices; and Sustainability Strategies.

Summit Summary

Recap Article

Event Details

November 8, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Westin Hotel
Bellevue, Washington

Convening Organization(s)

City of Bellevue, WA (

Additional Details

Additional National Sponsor
• DeVry Education Group