True Measure Collaborative


The True Measure Collaborative serves as a full partner to member charter schools, offering robust, centralized expertise and supports that promote compliant, effective, and innovative practices for meeting the needs of students faced with barriers to academic achievement, including those with disabilities.

About the True Measure Collaborative

About the True Measure Collaborative

The True Measure Collaborative (TMC) was formed in 2015 in response to emerging charter schools’ commitment to providing the highest quality educational experience for their students, including those with disabilities. The TMC was envisioned as a resource and partner to charter schools, offering centralized expertise and resources that build on and enhance the collective impact of our partner schools. Launched as a collaboration between the Washington State Charter Schools Association, Seneca Family of Agencies, and the Puget Sound Educational Service District, the True Measure Collaborative currently has 11 member schools:

  • Green Dot Excel Public Charter School
  • Green Dot Destiny Charter Middle School
  • Green Dot Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
  • Impact Public Schools | Puget Sound Elementary
  • PRIDE Prep
  • Rainier Prep
  • SOAR Academy
  • Summit Public Schools: Atlas
  • Summit Public Schools: Sierra
  • Summit Public Schools: Olympus
  • Willow Public School

Services provided by the True Measure Collaborative include:

  • Support in the design of data-informed student identification and intervention, including the design of rigorous child find activities and the selection of research-based support strategies that offer students effective services at the most opportune points of intervention
  • Induction and ongoing Professional Learning Community for schools’ special education leaders
  • Identification and engagement of community providers interested in collaborating with charter schools in their efforts to meet the comprehensive needs of all students
  • Partnership in monitoring and meeting state and federal reporting and documentation requirements
  • Centralized and in-service trainings and coaching


Commitments of True Measure Collaborative Members

Commitments of True Measure Collaborative Members

Reflecting the shared commitment to excellence that led to the founding of the True Measure Collaborative, member schools have determined the following core actions that all Collaborative members have committed to implementing within their individualized service models:

  • Put students’ best interest first
  • Develop meaningful family partnerships
  • Practice values-based compliance
  • Close the opportunity gap experienced by students with disabilities
  • Institute inclusive practices that are owned school-wide


Together, Collaborative members will demonstrate that the true measure of success is achieved only when we support the success of ALL students. Want more information? Contact us at


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