Four new individuals have been elected to representative positions for the Race to the Top Executive Committee. The new Executive Committee members are: Hamdi Abdulle, Executive Director, Somali Youth & Family Club (entire Road Map Region); Cindy Lewis, Past President, Tukwila Education Association; Sue McCabe, President, Highline Education Association; and Ann Minckler, Assistant Director, Grants & Special Projects, Kent School District. The Executive Committee provides oversight for the consortium’s $40 million Race to the Top grant. For more information, please see the full press release.
The Executive Committee for the Road Map Region Race to the Top grant issued preliminary awards of $1.1 million in Investment Funds for Project 3B (PreK-3rd Grade Systems) as part of the third round of awards to districts participating in the consortium. All of the proposals were continuing or expanding from the first and second award processes. For more information, please see the full press release.