Blood Drive at PSESD: April 10, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

2019-03-13T14:55:18+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, LTFS|Tags: |

The next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD will be on Wednesday, April 10, from 8:30 am-2:30 pm. If you’re interested in giving blood, please sign up here: https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=2327  If you’ve never donated blood before, you’re not alone! Click here for the first timer’s guide to donating blood.

Wishing Farewell to Nikum Pon!

2019-03-11T18:41:27+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Staff Spotlight|

Come join us in sharing our well wishes with Nikum Pon and his wonderful family as they prepare for their next adventure! Staff and community members alike have benefitted from Nikum's charisma, authenticity and leadership in equity, and the loss of his impact will truly be felt across the agency. Available staff members can celebrate [...]

Stories Across the Agency: Educare Community of Practice

2019-02-25T20:41:51+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Learning Communities Foundation, Stories Across the Agency|Tags: , |

Educare Learning Network Early Head Start Childcare Partnerships Community of Practice in Seattle On February 6-7 Educare Seattle welcomed leaders from Educare schools and their operating organizations from across the country for our third annual Early Head Start Childcare Partnerships Community of Practice. This influential group of leaders, advocates, funders and grantees is focused on implementing [...]

Celebrating Black History Month

2019-02-22T22:06:01+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Admin|Tags: |

"Black history month remains more relevant now than ever, precisely because of its insistence on presenting an unvarnished look at American history." (Penial Joseph) February is Black History Month, and we're sharing resources across the agency to delve deeper into the ways to celebrate the achievements, contributions and importance of black history throughout the month of [...]

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 [...]

Annual WERA Symposium: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success

2019-02-07T21:22:17+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Research Evaluation & Data Services|Tags: , |

March 12, 8:30am-4:30pm Registration is now open for the Seventh Annual WERA Symposium: Learning to Improve: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success. This year's symposium will focus on the following: Action steps for implementing improvement science.Examples of improvement efforts underway across Washington State.Discussions of challenges within improvement science implementation, such as the collection and use [...]

A Recipe for Giving

2019-02-05T23:21:55+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Events, Giving Committee, Learning Communities Foundation|Tags: , |

The Giving Committee bake sale on January 29 was a huge success! Thanks to all for your cooking prowess and active participation for such a great cause. Because of your efforts, the Giving Committee was able to raise $646 for the Emergency Fund in the Learning Communities Foundation! This money will go directly to the [...]

Stories Across the Agency: Giving with the Learning Communities Foundation

2019-02-22T21:49:32+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Giving Committee, Learning Communities Foundation, Staff Spotlight|Tags: , |

As we begin the new year with the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign, we asked the Learning Communities Foundation's (LCF) newest Director Wendy Armour to share her perspective on the importance of giving in her work. PSESD: What led you to become the Director of the Learning Communities Foundation with Puget Sound ESD? Wendy Armour: In my career, [...]

Blood Drive at PSESD: Wednesday, February 6th

2019-01-22T17:34:14+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events|Tags: |

The next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD will be on Wednesday, February 6th, from 8:30am-2:30pm. If you're interested in giving blood, please sign up here: https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=2327  If you've never donated blood before, you're not alone! Click here for the first timer's guide to donating blood.

Welcome PSESD New Hires!

2019-01-16T20:08:36+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Resources & Organizational Development, New Employees|Tags: , , |

We are pleased to welcome our new employees here at PSESD! From left to right: John Huyghue (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Eric Kendziora (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Brandon Adams (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Johnny Arriaga (Behavior & Educational Support Specialist, ReLife) Welcome aboard!