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


  • Listen to concerns and address questions about the K-12 public education system
  • Use informal conflict resolution tools to support collaborative problem-solving and promote education justice
  • Provide coaching, facilitation, and training about family and community engagement and systems advocacy
  • Collect data and identify trends to guide our education policy recommendations

Reach out to us about your:

Question or concern affecting a public K-12 student in Washington (Cómo solicitar nuestros servicios en español/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 View videos on the OEO YouTube Channel, such as"What is Bullying?" in English or Spanish/español. Join or watch our webinars Sign up for our news bulletin.

You can also read about how we help families and schools resolve concerns in Arabic/عربىChinese/中文繁體Russian/русский, Spanish/EspañolSomali/Soomaali, Tigrinya or Vietnamese/tiếng Việt.