Resources for ESSA Stakeholders
In order to help communicate the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to teachers, parents, students, and district personnel, OSPI has cultivated a number of documents outlining different aspects of the program for distribution.
The following overviews will allow readers to gain a deeper understanding of the ESSA law. They’re progressively more detailed. The first is a basic overview, while the last is more in-depth.
ESSA draft Consolidated Plan Summary Translations
The following are links to the ESSA summary document, translated into the Top 8 languages spoken by Washington students.
What’s New in ESSA?
These PDFs are meant to help communicate some of the changes that are coming to our education system with ESSA. Feel free to download and share these. You can download all of them in a ZIP file as well.
Department of Education Nonregulatory Guidance
- ESSA Public Comment Card – If you are unable to provide public comment using our survey, or need extra copies of our comment card, feel free to use this one, and return it to us. This survey has now been translated into
- Teams and Workgroups – This document outlines the purpose and duties of various teams and workgroups convened under the ESSA Consolidated Plan process.
- Superintendent Randy Dorn’s Response to the US Department of Education regarding Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on accountability and state plans.
- Superintendent Randy Dorn’s Response to the US Department of Education regarding Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on supplement not supplant.
The OSPI ESSA Leadership Team is Ken Kanikeberg, Gil Mendoza, Gayle Pauley, Deb Came, Doug Gill, Kim Brodie, Niquette Kelcher, Maria Flores, Michael Merrin, Paula Moore, and Robin Munson.
ESSA Consolidated Plan Team
See how these groups work together in the Organizational Chart for ESSA Consolidated Plan.
Find out more about ESSA by checking out the progress of subject-specific workgroups.