About Us

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The Office for Education was formed in 1990 to administer the Families and Education Levy. Today, it also oversees the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.

Our staff is led by Director Holly Miller, who reports directly to the Mayor. We are housed within the City's Department of Neighborhoods in the Seattle Municipal Tower.

Visit our Contact Us page for phone numbers and email addresses for all staff, as well as our physical and mailing addresses.

Our Office for Education Calendar is available from every page on the website. Use it to find dates for Levy Oversight Committee meetings, funding deadlines, and other Levy-related events.

A Levy Partners Calendar is available on our Tools for Partners page. It contains notices of events specifically for various categories of funded partners, such as Elementary, Middle or High School Innovation Schools, Health Providers, etc.

In the News links to press releases and videos from the Mayor's office as well as from other publications that share news about Levy programs.

Our Glossary explains many of the terms and abbreviations often used in education-related documents.

Useful Links provides quick access to the Seattle School District website, information about financial aid, state education resources, and much more.