The Seattle International Schools Leadership Team (ISLT) is a group of teachers from the 10 Seattle International Schools who are working as Teacher Leaders in their schools to develop their schools' capacity to fulfill the elements of the international schools model.
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Vision for International Education

Our vision is to prepare students, in partnership with families and community, for global citizenship in an increasingly interdependent world.


  Preparing Global Citizens

  • RCW 28A.150.210: Basic Education - Goals of School Districts
    "A basic education is an evolving program of instruction that is intended to provide students with the opportunity to become responsible and respectful global citizens, to contribute to their economic well-being and that of their families and communities, to explore and understand different perspectives, and to enjoy productive and satisfying lives." (emphasis added)

Components of International Education

  • Seattle School Board Policy No 2177 (adopted May 15, 2012)
    Unique Characteristics of International Education:
    World Languages | Global Perspective | Cultural/Global Competency

Global Competence Matrix

21st Century Skills