Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-09-11T22:13:47+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are please to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: Back Row Madison Ruppel, Communications Abraham Rodriguez Hernandez, Equity in Education Steve Slayback, ReLife School Amanda McKee, Early Learning Amber McCulloch, LTFS Noelle Hoori, Early Learning Kim Brodie, Business Office Front Row Kayla Dowell, Early Learning Heidi Palmer, Workers' Compensation [...]

Congratulations to PSCCN for Securing the King County Promise!

2019-09-11T20:00:59+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Communications & PR, PSCCN, Puget Sound Coalition for College & Career Readiness|Tags: |

Congratulations to Kyla Lackie and Mercy Daramola, who led the Puget Sound Coalition for College & Career Readiness and the Puget Sound College & Career Network to secure more than $112 million for the King County Promise! The Promise program will significantly enhance advising services in high school and college to get more students to [...]

Bring Your Future Leaders to Work Day Event Recap

2019-08-29T20:09:43+00:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Admin|

A special thank you to all students/youth, interns, PSESD Board members, committee members, and staff for attending this year’s Bring Your Future Leader to Work Day! Students and youth had the opportunity to plant a seed, play leadership games, create dream boards, and make slime (which was a giant hit with everyone!). We listened to [...]

PSESD Celebrates: Back to School!

2019-08-19T18:01:10+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Events, Giving Committee, Leaders in Training (LIT), Learning Communities Foundation|Tags: |

The Giving Committee in partnership with the Learning Communities Foundation, will be working with the Communications department to run an event on August 28th from 2:00-3:30 pm in the first floor lobby area. The event will be an opportunity for staff to: Donate new school supplies/items that will go directly to the teachers and classrooms [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-07-10T21:26:11+00:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: Becca Abeles, English Language Arts Program Manager, LTFS Felisciana Peralta, Executive Director of Equity in Education Genevieve Pullum, Home Visitor Jolianne Valentino, Executive Director of Business and Operations Gabriela Granados, Education Advocate, LTFS Denise LeMar, HR Business Partner Chris Balansag, [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-06-17T17:35:03+00:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: Wendy Wekullo, Grant Accounting & Compliance Manager, Early Learning Paola Armendariz, Claims Specialist, Workers' Compensation Trust Mona Mazraani, Educational Equity & Evaluation Consultant, Strategy, Evaluation, and Learning Kin Hassan, Paraeducator, Educare Early Learning Center Maritza Pineda, Assistant Teacher, Seola Gardens [...]

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! [...]

2019 Vaka STEM Summer Bridge Program

2019-05-23T23:44:49+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Admin|

The ASPIRE program at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is offering a FREE summer program for Asian American and Pacific Islander students who are in high school or have recently graduated. If you're interested in exploring the STEM fields, cultural studies, and building for your skills for college, apply today! Session Dates and Time: July 8 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]