October 26, 2012

33rd Legislative District

By University of Washington

Fast Facts

  • 699: UW students from the district, Fall Quarter 2012
  • 4,249: UW alumni living in the district
  • 699: UW employees living in the district
  • 282: Husky Promise students in 2012-2013
  • $9,400,744: UW district business contracts
  • 2,059: U-Pass commuters

Representatives

State Senator Karen Keiser (D)

State Senator Karen Keiser (D)

Rep. Position 1 Tina Orwall (D)

Rep. Position 1 Tina Orwall (D)

Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-33

Rep. Position 2 Mia Gregerson (D)

Young Executives of Color Program

The UW’s Young Executives of Color Program is a series of business exploration workshops for local high school students of color. Students from public and private high schools throughout the Puget Sound Area come to the UW campus the first Saturday of every month.

  • Kent Meridian High School
  • Seattle Christian School

Mathematics Education Project (MEP)

Partners with schools and districts to transform mathematics teaching and learning so all students develop a robust understanding of mathematical concepts and accurate, reliable and efficient strategies.

  • Kent School District

Math Academy

Math Academy helps high-achieving high school juniors develop the math and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in engineering and exposes students to a variety of examples of engineering in practice.

  • Kent-Meridian High School

Puget Sound Writing Project for Teachers

All PSWP Institutes welcome K-16 teachers who want to deepen their knowledge about the teaching of writing. Teachers will have the opportunity to practice their own writing, investigate an educational topic of your choice related to writing, share your teaching strategies, and learn efficient strategies from other teachers.

  • Federal Way School District
  • Highline School District
  • Kent School District
  • Renton School District

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders in Engineering recruits talented high school students and enhances the university experience of engineering majors, with scholarships and leadership-building and educational opportunities.

  • Highline High School
  • Kent-Meridian High School
  • Mount Rainer High School

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN), is centered at the University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences. The PNSN is operated jointly by the University of Washington, the University of Oregon, and Oregon State University, and is funded by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of Energy, and the State of Washington. PNSN operates two seismograph stations within the district and one Netquake instrument which sends data to the UW following significant earthquakes.

UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinic, Kent/Des Moines

The Clinic offers the full range of primary care services, including family practice with obstetrics, internal medicine, geriatrics and pediatrics, delivered by an integrated team of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and medical assistants. We provide a range of ancillary services for your convenience, including on-site lab and X-ray and some specialists available in our convenient neighborhood locations.

The Parenting Clinic

Over the past 5 years The Parenting Clinic has had a grant to work with more than 100 families of children with ADHD, providing extensive evaluation and intervention services with the goal of treating current behavioral and learning difficulties and preventing future problems. These interventions include intensive parent training, child social skills groups, and consultations with schools.  The project takes place in King and Pierce counties.

  • Kent School District
  • Federal Way School District
  • Renton School District

WWAMI

WWAMI is an enduring partnership between the University of Washington School of Medicine and the states of Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. The WWAMI program’s purpose is to provide access to publicly supported medical education across the five-state region. These offices oversee clinical medical education for the School of Medicine within their regions, providing support services for the local clerkships and students rotating among them. WWAMI focuses not only on medical students but on students in K-12, college students, medical school graduates in residency and physicians in community practice.

  • Stafford Healthcare

Community Outreach

The Winter 2010 Nutrition Education 536 students developed nutrition education resources and/or provided community wellness talks in various locations.

  • City of SeaTac Worksite Wellness Program

Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities (DECOD) – Kent

DECOD provides oral health care to people with acquired and/or developmental disabilities, and is one of the few providers in Washington state with the means and willingness to give these patients comprehensive dental care. Along with licensed dentists and dental hygienists, students also help provide care. Outside its clinic at the School of Dentistry in Seattle, DECOD works through community clinics and will even take treatment to patients who are unable to come to the provider.