About Braxton Kellogg

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Braxton Kellogg has created 61 blog entries.

Save the Date: All Staff Celebration, June 15!

2018-04-12T20:11:57+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: All Staff Events|Tags: , , |

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 guaranteed to be a fun afternoon! This celebration will take place at the Renton Pavilion (233 Burnett Ave S, Renton, WA [...]

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

2018-04-11T15:11:46+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Categories: Admin|Tags: , , , |

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 program events taking place during this time of the year, the TODASTWD Committee is actively planning PSESD’s sponsored event for later [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2018-04-02T21:05:42+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: New Employees|Tags: , |

We would like to extend a welcome to our newest hires here at PSESD! From left to right: Janine Thorn (Communications Director; Communications, Public Relations and Government Relations), Nikkia McCormick (Claims Specialist; WCT-UP) and Charlotte Heller (Behavior & Education Support Specialist; LTFS –  ReLife).

Dr. Marion Smith, Jr. Joins the Board of Directors on the Black Education Strategy Roundtable

2018-04-02T21:01:46+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , |

Dr. Marion Smith, Jr., Director of K-12 Learning, Leadership & Student Success here at the PSESD recently joined the Board of Directors for the Black Education Strategy Roundtable (BESR). BESR is the only Washington state-based organization with a specific focus on the education of Black/African American students. Through advocacy in coalition with others around the [...]

Join the Whole Health Committee at PSESD!

2018-04-05T17:40:29+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Whole Health Committe|Tags: , , , |

The Whole Health Committee is excited to announce the development of a new structure to better serve the Agency's wellness and benefits. The Committee now consists of two subgroups: The Wellness Group and The Benefits Group. The Wellness Group will concentrate on health-related events to promote staff well-being, while the Benefits Group will make benefits [...]

Farewell, Jill Patnode!

2018-03-15T17:59:59+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: LTFS|Tags: |

Jill Patnode is leaving PSESD for an exciting new opportunity as the Thriving Schools Program Manager with Kaiser Permanente. Jill has been with PSESD for 15 years, and her dedication for the work and commitment to the Agency’s END has reached across the entire region and our agency. While we are sad to see her [...]

Kanani Vidal to Participate in National Hula Competition in Hilo, Hawaii

2018-03-13T20:19:31+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Staff Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

Kanani Vidal from the Expanded Learning team has been hula dancing for years, and this year her Halau (hula group) is participating in a national competition in Hilo, Hawai'i! Kanani told us, "I am of Hawaiian descent and I have danced hula since I was a little girl. It's a big part of who I [...]

Personal Care Drive at PSESD – Ends 3/31!

2018-03-13T19:51:10+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Giving Committee|Tags: , , |

The PSESD Giving Committee is partnering with Communities in School to collect personal care items, March 1-31. CIS is part of the nation's leading dropout prevention organization, working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. In Renton last year, their site [...]

EVENT: Redefining Your Relationship With Conflict, 5/21 @ PSESD

2018-03-07T18:49:03+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Events, Special Services|Tags: , , |

Special Services would like to invite you to attend a beneficial professional development opportunity on conflict management that applies to every aspect of your professional journey. Redefining Your Relationship With Conflict will be held at PSESD (800 Oakesdale Ave SW, Renton, WA) on May 21st from 9am-3pm. We will have a guest presenter, Greg Abell, who [...]