We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at the PSESD! From left to right: Nancy Lee (Payroll Coordinator), Alexandra Clifthorne (Senior Coordinator, Consultant - Mental Health), Diana Clark (HR Business Partner), Patricia Gilson (Mentor Teacher), Jonisha Hall (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist), and Kiara Buechler (HR Business Partner).
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We have heard feedback that employees would like to learn more about the budget process, and all of the different pieces that go into it – from our indirect rates, to COLAs, to “Core” allocations. To start this dialogue, Irina Minasova, Director of Business Services, and I are offering two Info Sessions in the coming [...]
Joel Ryan recently developed a class at the University of Washington called The Residential Parenting Program at Purdy (ECFS) 495 that focuses on our Early Head Start Site at WCCW. At the end of the class the students were required to produce a final project of their choice. One student put together a canvas painting [...]
"Not just Sign Language: Engaging with a Co-worker who is DeafBlind." Washington Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS) A program of LTFS at PSESD Date: Wed., June 13, Chinook Room (PSESD) Time: 11 am-12:30 pm Presenters: WSDS Staff and Debra Kahn This summer, WSDS will have a new co-worker joining us. Debra is DeafBlind, and uses [...]
Are you interested in learning about how the PSESD forms its annual federal policy positions? Do you have federal policy issues that you care about and want to bring to the attention of PSESD staff who write and form our policy position statements? Join us on June 11 or June 22, 2018 from 12:00-1:30pm for a [...]
As you know, our summer All Staff Celebration is quickly approaching, and the All Staff Committee wants to use this exciting opportunity to give back to our local community! This year's theme is "Let's Make An Opportunity" - based off of the popular game show "Let's Make A Deal!" Therefore, the decor and activities at [...]
Our own Krissy Nagasawa recently noticed that the food pantry at Educare was empty, so she asked her Bowling Team if they would like to contribute to fill it back up. Thanks to her team's generous donations, including $100 donated by her father, she received enough donations to fill up the pantry and on, Friday May [...]
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 [...]
The next Blood Drive hosted by the Puget Sound ESD is on Wednesday, June 13th from 8:30-11:30am. If you are interested in donating blood, please sign up at: https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=2327 Give the gift of LIFE! If you've never donated blood before, you're not alone! Click here for the first timers guide to donating blood. [...]