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State & Federal Policy Lunch & Learns: June 21 & June 27

2019-06-07T17:26:14+00:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Government Relations|Tags: , |

Are you interested in learning about how the PSESD forms its state and federal policy positions? Do you have 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 21 or June 27, 2019 from 12:00-1:00pm for a Policy [...]

Enjoy Getting Outdoors? Celebrate with the Special Services Team at All Staff

2019-05-24T16:14:24+00:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: All Staff Events, Special Services|Tags: , |

Calling all PSESD staff members who find joy by going outside and want to share that joy at the All Staff Celebration! The Special Services Team is gathering folks who want to share in a brief group presentation highlighting the fact that we gain joy by being outdoors. For more details, please contact Laura Matson (lmatson@psesd.org), Keely Hogan [...]

Stories Across the Agency: Finding Joy with Walter Stanford

2019-05-24T14:53:05+00:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Admin, Stories Across the Agency|Tags: , |

In this month's installment of Stories Across the Agency, we interviewed Expanded Learning Site Coordinator Walter Stanford about his work, his background and finding joy at Puget Sound ESD. If you're not familiar with Walter yet, you will be soon as he'll be flexing his acting expertise as a co-host of the upcoming All Staff Celebration! [...]

Register Now for All Staff 2019: PSESD’s Got Joy!

2019-05-08T20:33:46+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: All Staff Events, Events|Tags: , , |

You're invited to join the All Staff 2019 celebration on June 14, 2019 at the Renton Pavilion Center. In addition to reflecting on the accomplishments of the last year, this spring we'll be celebrating you! Make sure to register now if you still haven't RSVP'd! One of the core principles that forms the culture of Puget Sound [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-05-16T21:13:50+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: Hrant Melkumyan, Desktop Technician, Agency Technology Kenneth Thomas, Behavior and Education Support Specialist, ReLife Maryna Niang, Assistant Teacher, Early Head Start at Educare Rose Southwick, Grant Accounting Consultant, Early Learning Lydia Peterson, Paraeducator, Early Head Start at WCCW Xinying He, [...]

Blood Drive Hosted at PSESD on Wednesday, June 12 from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

2019-05-01T16:54:13+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, LTFS|

The next blood drive hosted by PSESD will be on Wednesday, June 12, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Please sign up at this link: https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=2327 If you've never donated blood before, you're not alone! Click here for the first timer's guide to donating blood: https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/common-concerns/first-time-donors.html Thank you for your participation! [...]

Stories Across the Agency: Sharing Leadership & Culture with the NAEP

2019-04-25T20:17:16+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Native American Education Program, Stories Across the Agency|Tags: |

Nearly 30 PSESD Native American Education Program students attended the 3rd annual Native American Youth Leadership Academy at Miracle Ranch (near Purdy, WA), for the opportunity to learn leadership skills through a cultural lens and connect with other youth who share their same Native cultural identity. Students from PSESD's Native American program from Franklin Pierce, Peninsula, [...]

WERA Conference Calls for Proposals Open Now!

2019-04-24T15:12:29+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Admin|

Please consider submitting a proposal for the 2019 WERA Conference on December 4-6, 2019. We welcome sessions that speak directly to the conference theme, Taking Action to Reduce Opportunity Gaps: Putting Research into Practice, and those that share new research about P-20 education in Washington. Conference proposals will be due on June 1, 2019, and [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-04-11T15:04:38+00:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From back left to back right: Back Row: Iesha Kidd, Manager, Claims & Legal Affairs, WSRMP Raquel Palomo, Home Visitor, Early Learning Brittany Turpin, Lead Teacher, Educare ELC Krystalyn Gilman, Claims Specialist, WCT Lindsay Stephens, Home Based Family Support Specialist, Early Learning Mustafa Al [...]

2019 PSESD Staff Recognition Nominations Now Open!

2019-04-10T15:33:32+00:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Admin, All Staff Events|Tags: |

Each year PSESD employees or partners are nominated by their peers to receive one of seven awards. If you would like to nominate a fellow staff member who Models the Way, Encourages the Heart, Challenges the Process, Enables Others to Act, Inspires a Shared Vision or embodies Excellence and Equity in Education, please complete the [...]