2019 Report to the Community Now Available!

2019-11-05T01:14:47+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Research Evaluation & Data Services|Tags: |

Puget Sound ESD is thrilled to announce its 2019 Report to the Community! The report highlights the opportunity gap-closing strategies we are employing in service of our End, Success for Each Child and Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading With Racial Equity, and documents the latest data showing our progress. We have compiled student, system [...]

DiscoverU Presents: College Gear Day 2019!

2019-10-18T20:20:51+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: Admin, Communications & PR|Tags: |

PSESD staff members showed their school spirit by wearing their college gear in support of DiscoverU Week 2019! DiscoverU focuses on cultivating awareness around college and careers to encourage students to start planning for life beyond high school. Throughout the week of college and career exploration, educators are encouraged to engage youth in exploring different [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-10-15T19:16:43+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: Mark Kawabata, Washington Schools Risk Management Pool Liliana Caracoza Lopez, Prevention/Intervention Laura McAlister, Early Learning Educare Susan Campbell-Hehr, Early Learning Ann Airey, Early Learning Doug Wilson, Business Office Paris Broughton, ReLife School Andy Mennella, ReLife School Grant Hayden, Facilities/Operations [...]

Angela Bolam & Tiffany Lyons to Lead “Emerging Leaders”

2019-10-07T17:21:13+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Emerging Leaders, Leadership|

Congratulations to Angela Bolam and Tiffany Lyons for contributing to a more powerful and positive organizational culture by leading the Emerging Leaders cohort with Julie Rolling! PSESD Leadership Academy (PSLA) in 2008 by the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to focus specifically on leadership development and to support training that prepares our current and emerging leaders for the opportunities [...]

Celebrate DiscoverU Week By Wearing Your Favorite College Gear on Thursday, October 17!

2019-10-08T14:55:10+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Admin|

When more than 2,500 students from South Seattle and South King County were asked about their aspirations, 95 percent of them said they wanted to go to college. Our students have big dreams for their futures. Yet, students in our region are not receiving equitable support. The same survey shows that when it comes to [...]

Stories Across the Agency: Digging Into Data with Dr. Hilary Loeb

2019-10-07T16:32:25+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Admin, Stories Across the Agency|

This month's installment of Stories Across the Agency focuses on Dr. Hilary Loeb, Director of Strategy & Evaluation at Puget Sound Educational Service District. Over the summer Dr. Loeb and Dr. Janet Gordon of Kaufman and Associates were awarded the E. Robert Stephens Award in recognition of their work to elevate the effectiveness and transparency of [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-10-15T19:17:33+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: New Employees|Tags: |

We are pleased 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 [...]