Give Blood Give Life: Blood Drive November 16

2017-10-19T04:02:46+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: LTFS|Tags: |

Whenever there is a crisis, you hear about the need for blood donations! Please help our region to be prepared! Next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD is November 16! Giving blood saves lives! The next blood drive at our Renton building will be Thursday, Nov. 16, 8:30-11:00am. Please sign up today!  If you've [...]

Congratulations 2017-18 Year One Emerging Leaders!

2017-10-16T19:30:27+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Emerging Leaders, LTFS, PSLA|

Please join us in congratulating the newest cohort of Emerging Leaders! April Bowen, Early Learning Caroline Clement, Equity in Education Cassandra O'Francia, Strategy, Evaluation & Learning Colette Dutton, Early Learning Dawn Patterson, Early Learning Debret Harrison, Early Learning Eduvina Reveles, Early Learning Ivory Carter, Early Learning Jenifer Leavens, Relife Jessica Dedrick, WCT/UP Jessica Monahan, LTFS [...]

Emerging Leaders Application Deadline Extended to September 29th.

2017-09-27T20:17:11+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Emerging Leaders, Leadership, LTFS|Tags: , |

Applications for the 2017-18 Emerging Leaders Program are being accepted now through September 29, 2017. The Emerging Leader program is a two-year program. Members of the Emerging Leaders Cohort Year One and Year Two participate in all aspects of the PSESD Leadership Academy in addition to the Emerging Leader cohort meetings The Emerging Leaders Cohort Year One [...]

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, this is the first edCamp the bloggers and tweeters are hosting as a model for regional collaboration [...]

Art Impact’s own Sabian Pleasant featured on America’s Got Talent!

2017-08-30T20:51:29+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Arts Impact|

Arts Impact’s very own dance artist Sabian Pleasant was highlighted for his singing, dancing, and choreography last night on America’s Got Talent. Check it out! Congratulations Sabian! You got all of our votes!

Educare BBQ Celebration

2017-08-29T18:55:02+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Early Learning|

  After a long week of trainings at the ESD, the Educare team came together for a BBQ retreat to relax, enjoy food made by the staff,  play games, plan for next year and to most importantly...enjoy each other's company! Robert Reyna, Family Advocate Manager, graciously hosted staff at his Burien home. Kellie Morrill, P-3 [...]

Have you Read Educare Seattle’s Blog Lately?

2017-08-22T20:26:54+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Early Learning|Tags: |

Have you read Educare Seattle's Blog Lately? Did you know 3 of the 4 current bloggers are Educare staff?Educare Seattle believes that it is vital for families, teachers and educators to raise awareness about the value and vital importance of learning during a child’s first five years of life, to be part of the conversation and [...]

With Their Dedication to Student Success ReLife is Awarded the Encourage the Heart Honor

2017-07-06T16:43:02+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Admin, All Staff Events, LTFS|

At this year’s All Staff Recognition event ReLife School was awarded the Encourage the Heart Award. “ReLife School: A Regional Center of Excellence was thrilled to be honored with the Encourage The Heart Award. This team is dedicated to student success.  For others to see and recognize our hard work and dedication is an amazing tribute. [...]

Dr. LaWonda Smith Attends the “Forum for Black Student Success”

2017-06-08T14:43:12+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: LTFS|

Dr. LaWonda Smith with Carlina Brown-Banks, from Community Center for Educational Results, the organizer of  "Forum for Black Student Success." The one-day forum held on May 19, 2017, in Seattle, WA, featured efforts and initiatives, highlighting promising practices and provided opportunity for stronger connections and collaborations of work with school districts, community based [...]

The Northwest Highly Capable Student Convening

2017-05-15T21:02:06+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Admin, LTFS|

Educators from across the Puget Sound ESD region convened on May 9th to learn more about "The Northwest Highly Capable Student." Participants explored how to build and develop curriculum and instruction to address the cognitive capacity of students who are highly able. The conversation focus addressed some of the principles of high quality curricular, instructional [...]