Council Committee to Vote on New Director for Department of Education and Early Learning
Seattle – Council President Bruce A. Harrell‘s Education, Equity and Governance Committee will vote this Wednesday on the appointment of Dwane Chappelle as the first Director of the newly-created Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning. Chappelle is a former principal at Rainier Beach High School.
The Department of Education and Early Learning is responsible for operation of the Seattle Preschool Program, the Families & Education Levy and the Child Care Assistance Program, among other initiatives.
Councilmembers held an introductory discussion with Chappelle on January 20; submitted formal questions; and will review and discuss written answers from Mr. Chappelle at Wednesday’s meeting.
The Committee recommendation will be subject to a Full Council vote, scheduled for Monday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m.
Dwane Chappelle Confirmation Vote at Council’s Education, Equity and Governance Committee
Wednesday, February 3
Council Chambers, 2nd floor
Seattle City Hall
600 Fourth Ave., Seattle 98104
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