Another Year, Another Delicious Cookie Exchange

2019-01-10T17:19:40+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR, Events|Tags: , , |

The Communications, Government Relations and PR Team hosted the annual Winter Cookie Exchange in Renton on Wednesday, December 19th, and it's safe to say that all attendees left with either a full belly or a full bag of delicious treats – some with both.  Winter can always be a busy time for staff across the [...]

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 [...]

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:  For those of you who have never donated blood [...]

A Message of Support to the Tree of Life Community

2018-10-31T19:06:31+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Communications & PR|

Across the Puget Sound ESD agency, we send our support and prayers to those impacted by the horrific event that took place on Saturday, October 27th at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During this time of turmoil, we stand in solidarity with the Jewish community and with all communities of faith. As an [...]

DiscoverU Presents: College Gear Day!

2018-10-15T23:17:31+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Admin, Communications & PR|

PSESD staff members wore their college gear in full force in support of DiscoverU’s 2018 Week of College and Career Exploration! 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 [...]

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2018-10-13T17:27:16+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Admin, Communications & PR, New Employees|

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at the PSESD! From left to right Back Row: Lynette Rosin, Transportation Manager, Transportation Stefan Hargrove, Behavior & Education Support Specialist, ReLife Chris Dickson, Behavior & Education Support Specialist, ReLife Dee Thierry, Executive Assistant, Workers’ Compensation Trust Front row: Magaly Ortiz de Castilla, Family Support Specialist, [...]

Wear Your Favorite College Gear Day This Thursday – Discover U 2018!

2018-10-13T17:31:30+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Categories: Admin, Communications & PR|

Meet us in the PSESD Lobby, Thursday, October 11th at 12:45pm for a photo in our favorite college gear!  You can 'rep' any college or university of your liking, just show your school spirit! When more than 2,500 students from South Seattle and South King County were asked about their aspirations, 95 percent of them [...]