Thursday, March 4, 2010



The next meeting of the METT will be held on Friday, April 23rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Professional Development Center (PDC) in the Tacoma School District, hosted by the African American Think Tank. The address is 6501 N. 23rd St., Tacoma 98406.

An agenda will come later but it will allow time for individual Think Tanks as well as our joint meeting. Please email me and let me know if there is interest in catered box lunches to save time for everyone and improve our productivity. We look forward to good participation. Please share this information with others who need this information.

Best regards,
Dr. Thelma Jackson
African American Think Tank

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Next METT Meeting January 15th 10:00 - 2:00

The Asian Pacific Islander Think Tank (APITT) will be hosting the next METT Meeting on January 15th from 10:00am - 2:00pm at City University in Renton. Please mark it on your calendars and set your GPS to the following address:

555 S Renton Village Renton, WA 98057-3294

Take care and have a wonderful Holiday Season.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Fall METT Meeting

The Low Socio Economic Think Tank hosted the Fall METT Meeting at Central Washington University in Ellensburg on October 2, 2009. Minutes from this meeting as well as the June Meeting and September Leadership Meeting Notes will be published soon.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Reminder, June 5, 2009 METT Meeting

Date of the the next METT meeting is on June 5th.
Location is in the Cherburg Building in Olympia, WA.
Time 9:00m -2:00 pm

Thank you Uriel IƱiguez and Alicia Luna from the Hispanic Affairs Commission for securing the location.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Attendance/Intros/Review Agenda Roger Barron
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Think Tank Updates
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. State Superintendent Randy Dorn
a. Individual Intros
b. Brief statement from each group
- (5 minutes maximum)

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Superintendent Dorn
a. Your Philosophy
b. Your Vision for OSPI Randy Dorn

11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Individual Dialogues w/ Superintendent Dorn
11:30 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Closing Meeting with Superintendent Dorn
a. Superintendent
b. Moderator

11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Update on Achievement Gap Studies / Legislation
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Reports on relevant upcoming events
2:00 p.m. Adjourn

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

METT Meeting February 27th

The next METT Meeting will be held on Friday February 27th in the Fife School District Administration Building located just off I-5 north of the Tacoma Dome.

Please look at the METT Members list and let me know if your email address is accurate or if you are not on the list and you would like to be placed on it.