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Farewell and Good Luck to Communications Coordinator, Kasey High!

2018-07-18T15:31:12+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , |

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 work on the Communications team) and, while we are sad to see him go, we are excited for his new opportunity [...]

Welcome Our 2017-18 Leaders in Training (LIT) Interns to the PSESD!

2018-07-13T17:53:54+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: Leaders in Training (LIT)|Tags: , , |

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 program and in Highline Public School's summer learning program. You will see students around the building--please introduce yourself and help them [...]

Data Coaching for Equity Training, August 1-2

2018-07-10T20:05:58+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: , , |

Join us Data Coaching for Equity Training August 1-2, 2018, 9AM - 4PM! In this two-day session, participants will build knowledge and skills for supporting racial equity-focused data conversations. Time together will focus on learning about and practicing to support teams in each stage of the cycle of inquiry and action, and strategies to bring [...]

American Fidelity & PSESD Bagels and Benefits!

2018-07-09T22:11:13+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Human Resources & Organizational Development|Tags: , , |

Join us for breakfast and learn about the benefits of participating in our ESD’s Section 125 Plan. With this plan, you may reduce your taxes and increase your spendable income.  American Fidelity will be hosting breakfast and informational meetings this summer. We encourage everyone to join us! You can also schedule your short, one-on-one appointment [...]

Join us for the PSESD Night out at the Ballpark, 8/16!

2018-07-10T18:43:14+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

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 local baseball game. On August 16th, please join us at the Tacoma Rainiers game! A block of tickets have been reserved, [...]

Join the All Staff Planning Committee!

2018-06-28T18:04:02+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Categories: All Staff Events|Tags: , , |

Are you interested in helping plan the All Staff events for the 2018-19 school year? We would love your help! This committee meets 6 times per year (2 times before each All Staff event), and you are not required to be at every meeting. However, we do want you to attend as many as you [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2018-06-18T20:29:16+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: New Employees|Tags: , |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at the PSESD! From left to right: Nancy Lee (Payroll Coordinator), Alexandra Clifthorne (Senior Coordinator, Consultant - Mental Health), Diana Clark (HR Business Partner), Patricia Gilson (Mentor Teacher), Jonisha Hall (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist), and Kiara Buechler (HR Business Partner).

New Canvas Painting at WCCW Early Head Start

2018-06-01T20:38:02+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: WCCW|Tags: , , , |

Joel Ryan recently developed a class at the University of Washington called The Residential Parenting Program at Purdy (ECFS) 495 that focuses on our Early Head Start Site at WCCW. At the end of the class the students were required to produce a final project of their choice. One student put together a canvas painting [...]

Federal Policy Lunch & Learns – June 11 & 22!

2018-05-24T16:17:15+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

Are you interested in learning about how the PSESD forms its annual federal policy positions? Do you have federal policy issues that you care about and want to bring to the attention of PSESD staff who write and form our policy position statements? Join us on June 11 or June 22, 2018 from 12:00-1:30pm for a [...]

2018 All Staff Celebration – Board Game Drive

2018-05-22T20:53:03+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: All Staff Events|Tags: , , |

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 Make An Opportunity" - based off of the popular game show "Let's Make A Deal!" Therefore, the decor and activities at [...]