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2018 All Staff Celebration – Board Game Drive

As you know, our summer All Staff Celebration is quickly approaching, and the All Staff Committee wants to use this exciting opportunity to give back to our local community! This year's theme is "Let's [...]

  • Krissy, Educare Food Pantry

Thank you, Krissy, for the Educare Food Pantry Restock!

Our own Krissy Nagasawa recently noticed that the food pantry at Educare was empty, so she asked her Bowling Team if they would like to contribute to fill it back up. Thanks to her team's [...]

Help Support Elesha Julien and Her Family During This Difficult Time

Many of you have had the pleasure of meeting our EHS home visitor, Elesha Julien. In the short time she has been with us, Elesha has brought much warmth and laughter to the home-based [...]

Blood Drive, Wednesday June 13!

The next Blood Drive hosted by the Puget Sound ESD is on Wednesday, June 13th from 8:30-11:30am. If you are interested in donating blood, please sign up at: https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=2327 Give the gift of LIFE! [...]

  • Photo of Aurora Huerta, Human Resources Business Partner

Saying Farewell to Aurora Huerta

Saying Farewell to Aurora Huerta Dear Colleagues - It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce the retirement of Aurora Huerta – after 23 years of service!   The nice part about retiring is [...]

  • Dr. Laura Lynn

Celebrate Dr. Laura Lynn, Monday, April 30!

Laura’s Loving Leadership Please join us to celebrate Laura as she transitions to a new role as program supervisor with OSPI’s Office of Native Education. Laura’s contributions to our agency and the children, families [...]

  • All Staff Celebration June 15

Save the Date: All Staff Celebration, June 15!

Join us on Friday, June 15 from 11:30am-3:30pm for the All Staff Celebration! This year's theme is "Let's Make an Opportunity!" and we are so excited to get the agency together for what is [...]

  • PSESD New Hires

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

We are pleased to welcome this month's new hires here at the PSESD! From left to right: Dinda Davis (Claims Specialist, Worker’s Comp Trust) and Debora Ritz (Education Coach, Early Learning).

  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (TODASTWD) is nationally celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of April, and this year it lands on April 26th. Based on staff feedback of multiple [...]

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.

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  1. 2018 All Staff Celebration

    Save the Date: All Staff Celebration!

    June 15 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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What Kinds Of Things Can I Post? 2017-05-22T18:51:33+00:00

Well here are just a few ideas:

  • New Grants
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Anything for free, sale or trade should go on the Staff Bulletin Board. 

Why another site to look at? 2017-05-22T18:51:50+00:00

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 MyPSESD.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.

Can anyone post here? 2017-05-22T18:51:55+00:00

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!

 

 

Can staff post outside events? 2017-05-22T19:56:42+00:00

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.

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