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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

2017-10-09T21:00:46+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Admin|

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal: encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. The Week of October 9th Make friends with someone you [...]

Email Tip: Have you checked your Clutter lately?

2017-10-09T20:46:07+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|

You can use Clutter to sort low-priority messages in Outlook Applies To: Outlook 2016 Outlook 2013 Office for business Office 365 Admin More... In Outlook 2016 for Windows, "Clutter" can help you filter low-priority email, saving time for your most important messages. If Clutter isn't for you, you can TURN IT OFF. The email server keeps track of the email you [...]

Popcorn Party

2017-10-19T04:05:25+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Admin|

The Communications Department invites all PSESD staff to join us for a popcorn party on Tuesday, October 31st. From 11:30 am - 1:30 pm we will be serving free popcorn. Photos from the popcorn party will be shared here on weare.psesd.org. We know that most people appreciate snacks - like popcorn - and far too [...]

All Staff Survey! Complete by 9/22 for a Prize Drawing!

2017-09-15T17:40:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|

Thank you for responding to this survey.  The survey is 5 short questions.  Your feedback is important for us to make these All Staff Meetings impactful to your work. Cabinet takes the feedback of staff seriously when planning future events. If you would like to be entered into a drawing for more Seahawks Office Supplies [...]

HELP Fill the ESD Pantries!

2017-10-09T20:10:54+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , |

The food pantry at our Educare location is so successful, families rely heavily on it, so much so that we are expanding the program to include a pantry at Heritage Headstart locations; Seola and Greenbridge. HELP FILL UP THOSE PANTRIES! 37% of families at Educare reported that they worry about running out of food. 19% [...]

Dr. LaWonda Smith’s Visit to the last Race to the Top Summit

2017-09-18T19:57:01+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Race to the Top|Tags: , , , |

While on business in DC attending the last Race to the Top Summit, we had a surprise guest, U. S. Secretary of Education, Ms. Betsy DeVos, who I captured on film with leaders from the New Haven Unified School District. I also had an opportunity to visit the National Museum of African American History and [...]

Join Communications & CORElabroateWA Teachers at EdCamp #WATeachLead

2017-08-30T21:27:30+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR, LTFS|Tags: , , , |

The first EdCamp #WATeachLead will be held Saturday, September 23 at Puget Sound Educational Service District in Renton from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. What is edCamp#WATeachLead ? edCamp #WATeachLead is a biannual unconference for educators all over Washington State. Hosted by the teacher leader cadre of CORElaborateWA.org, this is the first edCamp the bloggers and tweeters are hosting as a model for regional collaboration [...]

Anna Wade shares her reflection on the Enable to Others Act Award

2017-06-16T16:13:50+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|Tags: , , , , , , |

At this year's All Staff Recognition event Anna Wade, Grants Manager, was awarded the Enable Others to Act. While at the time she was overwhelmed with appreciation and surprise, recently Anna shared some thoughts about the agency, the award and our shared work to support students and families.  In our work at the agency, collaboration [...]

Dr. Marion Smith Jr is bold, brash and unapologetically committed to leading with racial equity to ensure success for each child and eliminate the opportunity gap.

2017-07-19T17:06:46+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|Tags: , , |

One June 2, at the 2017 All Staff Recognition Event Dr. Marion Smith Jr was awarded the 2017 Excellence and Equity in Education Award. "As a career-long, certificated K-12 urban education transformational leader and teacher, I have had the privilege of designing, transforming and sustaining K-12 systems and school improvement in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Washington. History documents my [...]

2017 All Staff Recognition Photos Are Here!

2017-06-07T19:39:57+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|Tags: , , , |

Thank you all for coming and making this event so fun, any time we can get together and honor and celebrate each other and our work towards our Agency End is a party for sure! And if you did not make it be sure to Mark Your Calendars now for next year's celebration!   (Watch [...]