A Pit Stop at Transportation!

2017-11-17T22:50:21+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , |

One of the goals for the Communications Team in 2017-18 centers around increasing PSESD Staff engagement and participation, and boosting staff morale. The team identified at a retreat in August a number of department goals and strategies for the year. Fun opportunities to meet and get to know staff all across the agency was one [...]

PSESD Inclement Weather Plan – Are You Prepared?

2017-11-06T15:58:59+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR, Human Resources & Organizational Development|Tags: , , |

PSESD Inclement Weather Plan The Communications department is committed to trying to have inclement weather closure announcements posted as soon as the decision is made.  The closure decision is made by the Deputy Superintendent, Frank has committed to making the call by 5:00 a.m, which is one hour earlier than in previous years. There are [...]

Thanks for Poppin’ By!

2017-11-01T16:59:57+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , , , |

The Communications Team wants to thank everyone who popped by yesterday for some popcorn and treats. Did you miss the popcorn party? No worries, we are currently planning out next fun outing and will post an invite when details are ready! Thank you LaWonda for the great popcorn party suggestion, if you have an idea [...]

Email Tip: Have you checked your Clutter lately?

2017-10-09T20:46:07+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|

You can use Clutter to sort low-priority messages in Outlook Applies To: Outlook 2016 Outlook 2013 Office for business Office 365 Admin More... In Outlook 2016 for Windows, "Clutter" can help you filter low-priority email, saving time for your most important messages. If Clutter isn't for you, you can TURN IT OFF. The email server keeps track of the email you [...]

All Staff Survey! Complete by 9/22 for a Prize Drawing!

2017-09-15T17:40:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|

Thank you for responding to this survey.  The survey is 5 short questions.  Your feedback is important for us to make these All Staff Meetings impactful to your work. Cabinet takes the feedback of staff seriously when planning future events. If you would like to be entered into a drawing for more Seahawks Office Supplies [...]

HELP Fill the ESD Pantries!

2017-10-09T20:10:54+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , |

The food pantry at our Educare location is so successful, families rely heavily on it, so much so that we are expanding the program to include a pantry at Heritage Headstart locations; Seola and Greenbridge. HELP FILL UP THOSE PANTRIES! 37% of families at Educare reported that they worry about running out of food. 19% [...]

Join Communications & CORElabroateWA Teachers at EdCamp #WATeachLead

2017-08-30T21:27:30+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR, LTFS|Tags: , , , |

The first EdCamp #WATeachLead will be held Saturday, September 23 at Puget Sound Educational Service District in Renton from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. What is edCamp#WATeachLead ? edCamp #WATeachLead is a biannual unconference for educators all over Washington State. Hosted by the teacher leader cadre of CORElaborateWA.org, this is the first edCamp the bloggers and tweeters are hosting as a model for regional collaboration [...]

New PSESD Marketing Materials

2017-08-11T17:20:02+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Admin, Communications & PR|

  Communications has been working hard this year to make updates to agency marketing materials! Now available: - New Folders: These folders are actually information from past brochures and our quick facts sheet, and are the perfect size for holding 8.5 x 11 documents about specific services and events. Previous white folders are [...]

King County Air and Heat Advisory

2017-08-03T21:42:41+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|

King County has issued an Air and Heat advisory. Please read the following articles from their website for more information. Current air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has declared that the air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups – children, elderly, and those with heart and breathing problems should be [...]

Anna Wade shares her reflection on the Enable to Others Act Award

2017-06-16T16:13:50+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|Tags: , , , , , , |

At this year's All Staff Recognition event Anna Wade, Grants Manager, was awarded the Enable Others to Act. While at the time she was overwhelmed with appreciation and surprise, recently Anna shared some thoughts about the agency, the award and our shared work to support students and families.  In our work at the agency, collaboration [...]