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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!