Upcoming Events

Welcome, the newly formed Growth & Planning Community Advisory Group will be having its first meeting June 19. We encourage you to visit this page often to follow our progress towards a long-term facility strategy for the district.


The Bellevue School District established the Growth & Planning Community Advisory Group to formulate a long-term facility strategy for the district, informed by enrollment trends, community expectations and district programs. The facility strategy will align with the District’s upcoming strategic plan and propose infrastructure changes to meet the needs of our schools and the broader community.


Advisory group members were selected based on areas of expertise and represent a cross section of our stakeholders. We are pleased to announce that the following people were selected, and were invited to the June 19 inaugural meeting:

Vic Anderson
Subramanya Betageri
Michael Chen
Michelle Deerkop
Deborah Duitch
Norman Fletcher
Renuka Getchell
John Harrison
Carrie Lang
Amy Li
Changsheng Li
Adriana Maldonado-Ruiz

Lora McHugh
Kristin McKinnon
Jack McLeod
Patrick Murphy
Rachael Podolsky
Toni Pratt
Somsak Puntahachart
Cindy Rogan
James VanRosmalen
Archana Verma
Junhua Wang


  • June 19, 2018 – Introductory meeting
  • Fall 2018 – Background and plan development
  • Spring 2019 – Community engagement
  • Summer 2019 – Draft Board recommendations
  • Fall 2019 – Board consideration of bond election

Advisory Group Meetings

The advisory group will set a calendar for additional meetings. It is expected that the group will meet once monthly from June 2018 through September 2019. Members are expected to attend all meetings.

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.