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K-12 Education provides leadership, technical assistance, and resources to Washington state school districts and schools to support them in equipping every student for academic success. Through a multi-tiered system of supports, we are working to create a culture for learning in K-12, and a smooth transition into postsecondary education and training. We want students to have a meaningful experience at all education levels as well as future success in work and life in an increasing global society.

School Counseling
School Counseling
Career Guidance WA

Dual Credit
Dual Credit
Running Start
College in the High School
College Success Foundation

GATE, Dropout Prevention/Responsiveness Services
Graduation: A Team Effort (GATE) Initiative
Graduation Success and Equity Initiative
9th Grade Success
Open Doors/Youth Re-engagement
Student Assistance
Project AWARE - Behavioral Mental Health
Check & Connect - Mentorship Framework

System Supports
Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
Safety & Discipline: Behavior, Emergency Response, HIB, School Climate, Gangs in Schools
Mental Health and Schools
School Attendance Initiative
Healthy Youth Survey
Private Schools/Home-Based Instruction
Military Children
Student Learning Plans for 8th grade
Performance Indicators/Data Analytics

Other Agency Supports
Student Support
Learning & Teaching
Special Education Resources
Child Nutrition
Federal Programs


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K-12 Support


What’s New?

Professional Development

For more information, contact:

Dixie Grunenfelder, Director of K-12 Education, Dixie.Grunenfelder@k12.wa.us

   Updated 11/30/2017

Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, 600 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, WA  98504-7200  360-725-6000  TTY 360-664-3631
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