A message from the Superintendent
Nov. 19, 2013
Dear Seattle Public Schools staff and community:
I’m pleased to announce that Misa Garmoe has been appointed Director of School Operations for pre-K through 12th grade. Since 2006, she has served as Human Resources Manager for Seattle Public Schools.
Ms. Garmoe will provide leadership for school operations to improve academic achievement and alignment with the strategic plan, while promoting operational efficiencies. She will be directing the district’s implementation of the state’s Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project (TPEP), providing operational leadership support to the Executive Directors of Schools, and monitoring implementation of operational strategies at schools.
In her most recent role as Human Resources Manager, Ms. Garmoe worked as employee/labor relations manager, served as project lead for the district’s strategic initiative to provide effective performance evaluations at all levels and has served on bargaining teams for numerous collective bargaining agreements. She has also been an SPS representative for the Washington State’s TPEP Regional Implementation Group. Previously, Ms. Garmoe spent six years as human resources analyst. She began her long career with Seattle Public Schools as a senior administrative assistant in 1997.
Ms. Garmoe earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Washington.
Please join me in welcoming Misa Garmoe as Director of School Operations.
Seattle Public Schools