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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 [...]

Stories Across the Agency: A Farewell Tribute to Nikum Pon

2019-03-26T20:43:25+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence, Stories Across the Agency|Tags: , |

For the past three years Nikum Pon, Director of Equity in Education at PSESD, has touched the lives of countless people through his work. Leading by example, Nikum has modeled ways to apply theory to practice to ensure that our agency and our partners have the tools necessary to support racially equitable and culturally responsive [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-03-15T15:14:54+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Admin, New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: Kristina Martinsen, Payroll Manager, Business Office Dior Davenport, Executive Assistant, LTFS Shawn Peterson, Senior Consultant-Health/Nutrition/Safety, Early Learning Olena Rypich, Administrative Coordinator, WSRMP Welcome aboard!

Blood Drive at PSESD: April 10, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

2019-03-13T14:55:18+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, LTFS|Tags: |

The next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD will be on Wednesday, April 10, from 8:30 am-2:30 pm. If you’re interested in giving blood, please sign up here: 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.

Wishing Farewell to Nikum Pon!

2019-03-11T18:41:27+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Staff Spotlight|

Come join us in sharing our well wishes with Nikum Pon and his wonderful family as they prepare for their next adventure! Staff and community members alike have benefitted from Nikum's charisma, authenticity and leadership in equity, and the loss of his impact will truly be felt across the agency. Available staff members can celebrate [...]

Stories Across the Agency: Educare Community of Practice

2019-02-25T20:41:51+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Learning Communities Foundation, Stories Across the Agency|Tags: , |

Educare Learning Network Early Head Start Childcare Partnerships Community of Practice in Seattle On February 6-7 Educare Seattle welcomed leaders from Educare schools and their operating organizations from across the country for our third annual Early Head Start Childcare Partnerships Community of Practice. This influential group of leaders, advocates, funders and grantees is focused on implementing [...]

Celebrating Black History Month

2019-02-22T22:06:01+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Admin|Tags: |

"Black history month remains more relevant now than ever, precisely because of its insistence on presenting an unvarnished look at American history." (Penial Joseph) February is Black History Month, and we're sharing resources across the agency to delve deeper into the ways to celebrate the achievements, contributions and importance of black history throughout the month of [...]

You’re Invited to Join the All Staff Planning Committee!

2019-02-19T22:02:09+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR, Events|

We’re only 19 weeks away from the Spring All Staff event, but who’s counting? After the success of last year’s event, the All Staff Planning Committee is focused on hearing more ideas from more of you to make this Spring 2019 All Staff an event to remember! This year the All Staff Planning Committee is encouraging [...]

Annual WERA Symposium: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success

2019-02-07T21:22:17+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Research Evaluation & Data Services|Tags: , |

March 12, 8:30am-4:30pm Registration is now open for the Seventh Annual WERA Symposium: Learning to Improve: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success. This year's symposium will focus on the following: Action steps for implementing improvement science.Examples of improvement efforts underway across Washington State.Discussions of challenges within improvement science implementation, such as the collection and use [...]