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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 [...]

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

2018-05-17T22:16:40+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Super Stuff|Tags: , , |

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 generous donations, including $100 donated by her father, she received enough donations to fill up the pantry and on, Friday May [...]

Help Support Elesha Julien and Her Family During This Difficult Time

2018-05-14T22:34:50+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Early Learning|Tags: , |

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 EHS staff meetings (and day-to-day in the office). Sadly, Elesha lost her mother* quite suddenly and unexpectedly. If you are interested [...]

Blood Drive, Wednesday June 13!

2018-05-14T22:17:45+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

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! If you've never donated blood before, you're not alone! Click here for the first timers guide to donating blood. [...]

Save the Date: All Staff Celebration, June 15!

2018-05-16T22:48:06+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 [...]