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!

Celebrating Black History Month

2019-02-22T22:06:01+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Admin|Tags: |

"Black history month remains more relevant now than ever, precisely because of its insistence on presenting an unvarnished look at American history." (Penial Joseph) February is Black History Month, and we're sharing resources across the agency to delve deeper into the ways to celebrate the achievements, contributions and importance of black history throughout the month of [...]

You’re Invited to Join the All Staff Planning Committee!

2019-02-19T22:02:09+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR, Events|

We’re only 19 weeks away from the Spring All Staff event, but who’s counting? After the success of last year’s event, the All Staff Planning Committee is focused on hearing more ideas from more of you to make this Spring 2019 All Staff an event to remember! This year the All Staff Planning Committee is encouraging [...]

Annual WERA Symposium: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success

2019-02-07T21:22:17+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Research Evaluation & Data Services|Tags: , |

March 12, 8:30am-4:30pm Registration is now open for the Seventh Annual WERA Symposium: Learning to Improve: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success. This year's symposium will focus on the following: Action steps for implementing improvement science.Examples of improvement efforts underway across Washington State.Discussions of challenges within improvement science implementation, such as the collection and use [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-01-16T20:08:36+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development, New Employees|Tags: , , |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: John Huyghue (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Eric Kendziora (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Brandon Adams (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Johnny Arriaga (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Welcome aboard!