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Farewell to Diana Clark

2019-04-04T16:29:43+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Admin|

It is with mixed emotion that we share that Diana Clark, HR Business Partner, will be leaving Puget Sound ESD for another opportunity, and her last day with the Puget Sound ESD will be Friday, April 12.  We have appreciated Diana’s collaboration and partnership in delivering HR services, and we wish her the best on [...]

Stay healthy this season and get your flu shot!

2018-11-13T17:26:25+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Whole Health Committe|

Stay healthy this season and get your flu shot! The Whole Health Committee and GetAFluShot.com will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Monday, November, 19, 2018 at the Renton Office (Chinook Room, 3rd Floor) from 9:00-11:30 a.m. and Educare Early Learning Center from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.  Your flu shot is covered with PSESD medical [...]

Racial Equity Policy Implementation Plan – Update from Strategic Direction Action Team 2 (SD2)

2018-10-31T22:09:21+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development|

Racial Equity Policy Implementation Plan Update from Strategic Direction Action Team 2 (SD2) In 2016, the Human Resources and Organizational Development department began exploring a redesign of the agency’s current evaluation system. Building on the work of a 2014 pilot, the redesign would create a meaningful goal setting and evaluation system tied to the Agency's [...]

Drink Your Water Week, September 17 – 21

2018-09-13T19:47:18+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Whole Health Committe|

Drink Your Water Week! Getting enough water every day is important for your health. Healthy people meet their fluid needs by drinking when thirsty and drinking with meals. The human body is made up of over seventy percent water. Understandably, drinking plenty of fluids to maintain and replenish water levels is vital for things like [...]

Open Enrollment Begins Wednesday, August 29

2018-08-29T00:32:56+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Admin|

Attend a Benefits Fair! Open Enrollment for benefits for the upcoming year runs from 8/29/18 – 9/28/18. If you have questions, we encourage you to attend one of our Benefits Fairs - Wednesday, August 29 in Renton, or Tuesday, September 4 at ReLife in Puyallup. Questions can be directed to benefits@psesd.org. Thanks, Your Whole Health [...]

Saying Farewell to Aurora Huerta

2018-05-14T15:56:32+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development|Tags: , , |

Saying Farewell to Aurora Huerta Dear Colleagues - It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce the retirement of Aurora Huerta – after 23 years of service!   The nice part about retiring is that she will have lots of time to spend with her husband, who will soon join her in retirement, and her [...]

Farewell to Amanda Michaels

2017-12-14T21:40:18+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development|

Farewell to Amanda Michaels It is with mixed emotion that we share with you that Amanda Michaels will be leaving the PSESD HR & OD team to share her talents with Federal Way Public Schools.  Amanda joined the PSESD family in 2013.  Throughout her time with us she created and fostered sound relationships, served as [...]

Premera Vision Plan

2017-11-14T16:31:37+00:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development|

Update: Your Premera Vision Plan Good news – the vision plan​ you have through the Premera Education Program has been expanded! You now have a larger choice of vision care providers and enhanced benefits, including increased coverage for in-network frames and contact lenses. Another key difference is that the vision plan is administered by Premera [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2017-11-08T18:42:07+00:00November 8th, 2017|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development, New Employees|

Welcome PSESD New Hires! November New Employee Orientation From Left to Right: Sarah Dennis, Paraeducator, Educare; Laura Keenan, Paraeducator, Educare; Elisa Curtis, Preschool Teacher, Educare; Trina Griffin, Food Services Assistant, Heritage Head Start; Braxton Kellogg, Program Coordinator, Communications

Canceled: Pierce County Caucusing Sessions

2017-10-27T18:18:08+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|

Canceled: Pierce County Caucusing Sessions The Pierce County Caucusing sessions for Friday, October 27 have been canceled. Please share this information with colleagues who may not check WeAre.PSESD often who may be planning to attend. Thank you!