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Washington State Office of Education Ombuds

The Washington State Office of Education Ombuds (OEO) listens, shares information and referrals and works with families, communities and schools to address concerns so that every student can fully participate and thrive in our state's public schools. OEO provides support in multiple languages and has telephone interpretation available. To get help or learn more about what OEO does, please visit its website.

The Washington State Governor's Office of the Education Ombuds is an independent state agency that help to reduce educational opportunity gaps by supporting families, students, educators and other stakeholders in communities across WA in understanding the K-12 school system and resolving concerns collaboratively. OEO services are free and confidential. Anyone can contact OEO with a question or concern about K-12 public schools.

OEO also has 1-page flyers translated into the following languages, which can be downloaded and printed or copies and pasted into school newsletters or other school publications.

OEO Awareness SB 5376 Flyer



Phone: (866) 297-2597 (interpretation available)