Our Mission and Vision


OEO works with families, communities, and schools to navigate educational challenges and increase collaborative problem-solving so that every student can fully participate in and benefit from public K-12 education in Washington.


OEO envisions an equitable public education system that is responsive and accountable to every student in the State of Washington.

To understand how we bring our mission and vision to life in our work, please read our strategic plan for September 2017 through August 2020, found here.  To request this document, or any other OEO documents, in another format or another language, please email us at oeoinfo@gov.wa.gov or call us at: 1-866-297-2597.