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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 [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2018-02-14T23:19:08+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: New Employees|Tags: , |

We are pleased to welcome our newest hires here at the PSESD! From left to right we have: Sonia Dye (Infant/Toddler Teacher, WCCW/Early Learning), Christine Caro (Home Visitor, Early Learning), Kendall Wallace (Executive Assistant, WCT/UP), Cameryn Ariola-Moku (Program Specialist, Early Learning), and Jennifer Dahl (Home Visitor, Early Learning).

Job Well Done, Race to the Top Team!

2018-02-13T20:49:07+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Race to the Top|Tags: |

We want to express our gratitude to the awesome work of our Race to the Top team. During the January All Staff Meeting, we presented a video of the team and the work they accomplished. In case you were unable to make it to that meeting, we have included the video below: [...]

Vote Now in the Regional High School Art Show!

2018-02-09T22:33:36+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Arts Impact|Tags: , , , |

Arts Impact is excited to announce that voting is now open for the Regional High School Art Show! Art is displayed on the 1st floor of the Puget Sound ESD building (be sure to look down all of the hallways, artwork is everywhere!). Ballots can be found at the front desk reception area. Please cast [...]

Upcoming National Equity Conferences

2018-03-15T20:05:06+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: , , , |

Greetings from the Equity in Education Team! The coming year brings a number of national equity conferences you may be interested in attending. While two of them are in Detroit, the Race and Pedagogy Conference at UPS will take place right in our backyard! Please see the links below for more information. White Privilege Conference [...]

Join us for Picture Day at PSESD, 2/8!

2018-01-24T22:10:50+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR, Events|

Do you need a new photo for your Outlook, social media accounts or PSESD badge? The Communications Team will be hosting a picture day on Thursday, February 8 from 12:00-2:00pm. Visit us in the Cyprus Room on the 2nd floor to get your photograph taken! No reservations are needed. Just stop in when you are [...]

LIT Info Session, Jan. 23!

2018-01-22T19:48:02+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Admin|

Are you interested in the Leaders in Training (LIT) program? Are you interested in hosting an intern? Join us for a LIT Information Session on Tuesday, January 23rd from 3:00-4:00pm in the Puyallup Room! Hear from students about the impact of leaders in training Learn more about the supports for PSESD staff and interns Get [...]