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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Another Year, Another Delicious Cookie Exchange

2019-01-10T17:19:40+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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 [...]

A Message of Support to the Tree of Life Community

2018-10-31T19:06:31+00:00October 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 [...]