Early Learning Support from Congressman Adam Smith

2018-10-19T21:11:43+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Admin, Early Learning, LTFS|

A big congratulations and thank you to Krystina Cummins and Joanna Rodriguez, Head Start Policy Council parents, and Maggie Diaz-Sierra, PSESD Early Head Start Home Visitor, who visited Washington, D.C. with the PSESD Board and Superintendent to share the importance of early learning! Our parents and staff made such an impact that Congressman Adam Smith [...]

Data Coaching for Equity Training, August 1-2

2018-07-10T20:05:58+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: , , |

Join us Data Coaching for Equity Training August 1-2, 2018, 9AM - 4PM! In this two-day session, participants will build knowledge and skills for supporting racial equity-focused data conversations. Time together will focus on learning about and practicing to support teams in each stage of the cycle of inquiry and action, and strategies to bring [...]

Help Support Elesha Julien and Her Family During This Difficult Time

2018-05-14T22:34:50+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Early Learning|Tags: , |

Many of you have had the pleasure of meeting our EHS home visitor, Elesha Julien. In the short time she has been with us, Elesha has brought much warmth and laughter to the home-based EHS staff meetings (and day-to-day in the office). Sadly, Elesha lost her mother* quite suddenly and unexpectedly. If you are interested [...]

Redefining Your Relationship With Conflict

2018-04-03T22:31:28+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: LTFS, Special Services|

Professional Development Opportunities Special Services offers a varied assortment of professional development opportunities to meet the needs of educators and administrators of students with disabilities.  Topics change from year to year to incorporate new innovative research-based practices. Sign up for Redefining Your Relationship to Conflict  May 21, 2018 • 9 AM – 3 PM • $75 • Greg Abell [...]

Announcing pdEnroller, PSESD’s new Registration Management and Clock Hour System!

2018-03-20T19:29:50+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Admin, Clock Hours|

Announcing pdEnroller, PSESD’s new Registration Management and Clock Hour System! pdEnroller was developed by ESD 112 with a vision of having all nine ESDs and OSPI use the program for their professional development registration and clock hour management. Puget Sound ESD will launch pdEnroller on psesd.org on April 2, 2018. The week prior to the launch [...]

Farewell, Jill Patnode!

2018-03-15T17:59:59+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: LTFS|Tags: |

Jill Patnode is leaving PSESD for an exciting new opportunity as the Thriving Schools Program Manager with Kaiser Permanente. Jill has been with PSESD for 15 years, and her dedication for the work and commitment to the Agency’s END has reached across the entire region and our agency. While we are sad to see her [...]

EVENT: Redefining Your Relationship With Conflict, 5/21 @ PSESD

2018-03-07T18:49:03+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Events, Special Services|Tags: , , |

Special Services would like to invite you to attend a beneficial professional development opportunity on conflict management that applies to every aspect of your professional journey. Redefining Your Relationship With Conflict will be held at PSESD (800 Oakesdale Ave SW, Renton, WA) on May 21st from 9am-3pm. We will have a guest presenter, Greg Abell, who [...]

Modeling the Way As We Engage in Continued Leadership and Learning

2018-02-20T20:42:04+00:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Expanded Learning|

Welcome to Nashville and to the 2018 AASA, The School Superintendents Association,  National Conference on Education! #NCE18  Our very own Dr. Marion Smith, Jr. (Director, K-12 Learning, Leadership & Student Success) attended the AASA National Conference on Education in Nashville, TN (Feb 14-18, 2018). With hundreds of educational learning session opportunities, Dr. Smith engaged and [...]

Vote Now in the Regional High School Art Show!

2018-02-09T22:33:36+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Arts Impact|Tags: , , , |

Arts Impact is excited to announce that voting is now open for the Regional High School Art Show! Art is displayed on the 1st floor of the Puget Sound ESD building (be sure to look down all of the hallways, artwork is everywhere!). Ballots can be found at the front desk reception area. Please cast [...]

Teacher of the Year Nominations Now Open

2018-02-06T17:57:51+00:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: LTFS|Tags: , |

Do you know a great teacher? A leader who inspires others? Nominate today for Teacher of the Year! Anyone can nominate a teacher. All you need is basic information about your nominee (job title, school, contact information) and a statement of nomination (no more than one page). For more information check out the OSPI Teacher of the [...]