Welcome to the Washington State Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds

We help to advance educational equity in three ways:

  1. Providing information and informal, impartial, and collaborative conflict resolution for families, educators, and community professionals to support students in our state's K-12 public schools

  2. Offering free trainings and outreach on a variety of topics to advance educational equity in public K-12 education

  3. Partnering with policymakers to tackle opportunity gaps

Reach out to us about your:

Question or concern affecting a public K-12 student in Washington (or in Spanish)

Request for trainings or outreach in your community, school, or workplace

Find our resources on K-12 public school issues:

Visit OEO's one-stop publications page

Join or watch our webinars

Sign up for our newsletter

You can also read about how we help families and schools resolve concerns in ArabicChineseRussianSpanishSomali, or Vietnamese.