Superintendent's Equity Advisory Council

  • The District is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and developing the social identity and academic achievement of every child. The Superintendent's Equity Advisory Council ("SEAC"), formerly known as the Superintendent's Diversity Advisory Committee, supports the District's efforts to provide educational services that promote critical thinking and personal narratives that are emotionally connecting, together with school environments that are inclusive, celebratory and respectful of our differences.

    Mercer Island Board Policy 1610- Equity and Diversity

    Mercer Island Board Policy 3210- Nondiscrimination

    Mercer Island Fundamental 5

    Staff Demographics

    As a requirement of Board Policy 1610, Equity and Diversity, the District is committed to hiring a staff that resembles our student and community populations. The District has an Affirmative Action Plan as required by OSPI detailing the goals for achieving a diverse staff reflective of the community and student population. The District tracks the progress of the district plan by analyzing the diversity data each year and how the District has progressed over the previous five years.  

    Superintendent Equity Advisory Council Meetings 

    Click here to review the meeting schedule, agendas, and related materials.  


    Membership in the SEAC is appointed and is comprised of administrative staff, and various PTA, City and community representatives, including:
    • Parent representatives from each MISD school
    • PTA / school DEI representatives
    • PTA Council DEI vice-president(s)
    • City representatives
      • City Council member
      • Youth and Family Services
      • Police Department
    • Community representatives
      • Mercer Island Education Association
      • Mercer Island Library
      • Community Member(s) at Large
    • MISD representatives
      • School Board member
      • Superintendent
      • Executive Director, HR/Compliance/Legal Affairs
      • Communications and Alumni Relations Coordinator
      • School Administrators
      • Teachers
      • Instructional Coaches

    2022-2023 Meeting Dates:

    • October 6, 2022
    • December 1, 2022
    • February 16, 2023
    • March 30, 2023
    • May 18, 2023

    3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

    MISD Administration Building Boardroom