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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Implementation

For archived ESSA Consolidated Plan Drafting and Comment information

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) replaced No Child Left Behind (NCLB) on December 10, 2015. It is the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). ESSA will be fully operational in school year 2017-18. OSPI is in the process of implementing the law, beginning with the identification of schools for Comprehensive and Targeted supports in the ESSA Index. More information will be posted here as it becomes available.

2018 School District Accountability Appeal Form
The Every Student Succeeds Act full text
Washington's ESSA Consolidated Plan


View ESSA Implementation 101 by Section:

  • The Why: Dr. Michaela Miller, Ed.D., NBCT, Deputy Superintendent
  • The What: Accountability Framework, Dr. Deb Came, Ph.D., Assistant Superintendent, Assessment and Student Information
  • The How: System and School Support, Tennille Jeffries-Simmons, Assistant Superintendent, Office of System and School Improvement
  • Next Steps and Timeline: Gayle Pauley, Assistant Superintendent, Special Programs and Federal Accountability

Download ESSA Implementation 101: PowerPoint

Contact Us

Tennille Jeffries-Simmons, Tennille.Jeffries-Simmons@k12.wa.us or 360-725-6503
Deb Came, Deb.Came@k12.wa.us or 360-725-6336
Gayle Pauley, Gayle.Pauley@k12.wa.us or 360-725-6170
Carrie Hert, Carrie.Hert@k12.wa.us or 360-725-6170

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