Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2018-12-12T19:37:26+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Categories: New Employees|Tags: , |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at the PSESD! From left to right: Libia Suarez, Assistant Teacher for Heritage Head Start (Early Learning) Alma Rangel Salinas, Assistant Teacher for Heritage Head Start (Early Learning) Moana Trammell, Student Assistance Specialist at Vashon Island High School (LTFS Prevention/Intervention) Welcome aboard! [...]

Farewell and Good Luck to Deputy Superintendent, Frank Ashby!

2018-12-11T19:38:51+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR, Staff Spotlight|Tags: , |

As this year comes to a close, Puget Sound ESD wants to wish a heartfelt farewell to our Deputy Superintendent, Frank Ashby. In his role as a Deputy Superintendent, and as a Board Director for the three years prior, Frank has been a tremendous leader and champion for Puget Sound ESD. The time has come [...]

PSESD Cookie Exchange 2018 on Wednesday, December 19th

2018-12-09T23:48:39+00:00 December 9th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR, Events|Tags: , , |

The PSESD Communications, Government & Public Relations Team is hosting a Winter Cookie Exchange on Wednesday, December 19th from 12:30pm-2:00pm on the 1st Floor of the PSESD Building in Renton (800 Oakesdale Ave SW). Each person who participates will be asked to bake 2 dozen cookies to share, and you'll be able to take some [...]

Farewell and Good Luck to Executive Director of Equity in Education, Melia LaCour!

2018-12-11T19:47:02+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR, Staff Spotlight|Tags: , |

It is with heavy heart that we bid farewell to Puget Sound ESD's Executive Director of Equity in Education, Melia LaCour. Melia will be leaving the agency at the end of December to pursue her own business that includes working with other ESD's, writing professionally and racial healing work along with other creative projects that [...]

Great Minds Think Alike at PSESD!

2018-12-05T21:46:01+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development|Tags: |

Agency staff at Puget Sound ESD work so well together, they don't even need to talk before arriving at work color-coordinated and dressed to impress! Have you seen any other twins around the office recently? Upload your photos to We Are PSESD to show us who shares your same great taste in style. [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2018-11-14T19:54:36+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: New Employees|

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at the PSESD! From left to right: Back Row Geylar Locke, Program Specialist with LTFS Elisabeth Smith, Program Specialist with LTFS Robin Rhaburn, Home Visitor with Early Learning Natasha Hollingsworth-Ford, Educational Advocate with LTFS Sheila Kembel, Threat Assessment Consultant with LTFS Joshua Little, Early Warning Intervention [...]

2019 Classified School Employee of the Year Nominations

2018-11-09T21:11:14+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Categories: Admin|

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 PSESD Classified School Employee of the Year. This annual award recognizes and honors the work of school and district classified staff. PSESD’s Regional Classified School Employee of the Year will serve as one of nine finalists for OSPI’s annual statewide award, which will be [...]

Celebrating American Education Week on November 12-16, 2018

2018-11-07T23:59:29+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: AEW, Communications & PR, Events|

Get ready to celebrate American Education Week at Puget Sound ESD! During the week of November 12-16, 2018, staff members are encouraged to highlight the individuals who make public education possible. As we all know, it takes a team to ensure that every child receives a high quality education. During American Education Week, it's our [...]

Blood Drive on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

2018-11-08T00:00:26+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR, Events, LTFS|

The next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD will be on Wednesday, December 12, from 8:30am-2:30pm. The donation van will be conveniently located in the parking lot of our Renton building (800 Oakesdale Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057). You can sign up to donate here: https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=2327  For those of you who have never donated blood [...]

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

2018-10-31T22:09:21+00:00 October 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 [...]