After almost 10 years at the Puget Sound ESD, we bid farewell to our Communications Coordinator, Kasey High. Kasey's work has been invaluable to the PSESD (from his start in Facilities to his stellar [...]
Please welcome our 2017-18 Leaders in Training (LIT) interns to PSESD! These fantastic 10th-12th graders are working with various departments in PSESD's Renton office through the summer, as well as in our Expanded Learning [...]
Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to have some fun with your friends, family, & your fellow colleagues! Staff and their families are invited to show off their PSESD spirit at a [...]
We have heard feedback that employees would like to learn more about the budget process, and all of the different pieces that go into it – from our indirect rates, to COLAs, to “Core” [...]
Leadership Shout Outs
A Shout Out For: Facilities Staff
From: Mila Kazaryan
I admire Facilities staff, what a team!! Throughout the years I see how diligent they are, yet friendly and polite. Kudos to Andrea, true team leader, others could learn from her. And Nikki and Thuy - they make your day by greeting you every morning.
Well here are just a few ideas:
- New Grants
- New Team Members or Changes
- Program Events and Happenings
- Department Celebrations
- Program/Department Accomplishments
- Awards and Recognitions
- Baby, Birth or Adoption Announcements
- Birthday Parties
- Wedding Announcements
- Program News and Milestones
- Team Outings
- Best Practices
- Professional Development Opportunities
- Community Resources
- College Graduation Announcements
Anything for free, sale or trade should go on the Staff Bulletin Board.
For the last year Communications has been teaming with Agency Tech to look at the data, and sift through the feedback from PSESD staff about the usability of My.PSESD.org. Sharepoint has many benefits, and the previous MyPSESD.org was well-liked by many staff too.
As our staff and workloads continue to grow and take us in new directions, Communications feels it is important to find new ways to offer PSESD staff the opportunity to learn about each other as colleagues and as fellow human beings. We are in this work together, and the more we know about each other the better we can achieve our shared goals.
We heard from many staff that you missed Agency Life and needed a place to connect with each other. The Communications team, with input from Agency Tech, worked to address the technical and legal issues that go into creating a space for staff that is safe, accessible, and meets all of the public records and retention requirements we need to adhere to as an agency and designed this space for staff.
This site is truly a place for PSESD staff to share news and information, personal and professional; to stay connected with each other; and to build community.
Everything you post is public and is being backed up on a regular basis.
This site is created for all PSESD staff to share news and information, leadership shout outs and fun stuff. Whether you work in Renton, Educare, in a School District, at ReLife or one of our many sites if you are a PSESD employee this site is for you!
The Weare.PSESD.org site is for internal staff use only.
PSESD supports relationships with appropriate organizations, individuals, business and other governmental and educational agencies. For promoting and sharing information on our external agency website, psesd.org, there must be a Sponsors/Co-Sponsors relationship established consistent with the PSESD mission, vision, and goals and in alignment with the cabinet established guidelines.
You can review the PSESD Cabinet have established guidelines for Sponsor Guidance on Sponsorships/Co-Sponsorships on mypsesd.org here: FINAL WITH CROSS REFERENCING_GUIDANCE ON SPONSORS__March2016.docx and PROCEDURE FOR SPONSOR.docx.