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Shaping Better Futures for our Students

PASCO, WA -- Educational Service District 123 is the proud recipient of a new 21st Century...

North Central ESD Apple STEM Network

The Apple STEM Network began two years ago as a grass-roots partnership between educators,...

ESD 112 Becomes Certification Provider to Help Alleviate Teacher Shortage

Finding teachers is becoming especially difficult. In fact, the demand for teachers has increased...

A Safety-First Approach

New electric can opener reduces risk of injury, saves time, and creates happier employees With the...

Online Registration and a Call for Presenters: the 2018 AESD Conference is About Power

Opening up an online registration process for the annual ESD statewide conference is just one of...

Tri-Cities Youth & Justice Forum

PASCO, WA -- Students across Southeast Washington will attend the 14th annual Tri-Cities Youth and...

Starting Strong P-3rd Grade Institute

August 7-9, 2017 Theme: Connect, Learn, & Lead Change Vision: To build strong connections among...

PSESD Seeking a Diverse Group of Representatives to Consider Becoming Members of the PSESD Board of Directors

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is seeking a diverse group of representatives to...

North Central Welcomes New Superintendent, Dr. Michelle Price

Dr. Michelle Price began her official duties as NCESD Superintendent on July 1 2017. Dr. Price...

Regional News

Latest News from ESD189

School Safety Turning on the evening news these days can make anyone feel anxious, and if you have kids it can be overwhelming to see a school incident in the headlines. As parents, we are always thinking about our children’s safety. We rely on our schools to maintain...

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Winter/Spring 2018 Education Connection

Read our Winter/Spring Education Connection online and get a jump start on professional development planning for the year and read a few of our latest stories from around the NWESD region: Need a printed copy? No problem! Just send us an email...

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Retirement Celebration for ESD “Legend”

Educational Service District 123 staff, regional educators, and community members will say farewell to Gloria Cartagena at her retirement reception tomorrow, December 13, from 3:00-4:30 PM at the ESD 123 in Pasco. After more than 41 years as the Clock Hour and...

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ESD 123 “Legend” to Retire

PASCO, WA -- Gloria Cartagena, the longest-standing employee Educational Service District 123 has ever had, is scheduled to retire at the end of this year. Over her 41 years of service, Cartagena has helped countless people across the state and in the community to...

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Shaping Better Futures for our Students

PASCO, WA -- Educational Service District 123 is the proud recipient of a new 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant awarded by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The newest 21st Century cohort, "Shaping the Future," is the 10th cohort...

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Recent News from NWESD

Ed Talks Read Ed's latest blog post about digital citizenship and smartphones in the classroom at NWESD's website. Congratulations! Congratulations Dr. Jeff Drayer, Assistant Superintendent in the Burlington-Edison School District for receiving the Non-Nurse...

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Puget Sound ESD Recruits Record Number of Board Candidates

Puget Sound ESD is striving to become an anti racist, multi cultural institution. In alignment with that goal, our Board of Directors and staff worked together to create and implement a new procedure for recruiting board members during ESD elections. We wanted to go...

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NEWESD 101 Awarded $1.1 million YouthBuild Grant

NEWESD 101 has been awarded a $1.1 million YouthBuild grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The competitive grant, one of only three awarded in Washington state, will fund a pre-apprenticeship program for at-risk individuals ages 16-to-24. The three-year...

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North Central ESD Apple STEM Network

The Apple STEM Network began two years ago as a grass-roots partnership between educators, government agencies, industry, and nonprofits to support and expand opportunities for youth through STEM education. The Apple STEM Network operates as a collective impact model,...

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Students Meet Judges and Law Enforcement

Middle and high school students from across Southeast Washington will attend the 14th annual Tri-Cities Youth and Justice Forum tomorrow, November 3 at Columbia Basin College in Pasco. This full-day forum teaches students about the many professions and resources that...

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What’s Happening on Facebook

AESD Network
AESD Network3 weeks ago
Susan Albert from Wenatchee has been elected to fill the District 7 vacancy on the Board of the North Central Educational Service District. Susan replaces Si Bautista from Wenatchee, who retired from the NCESD Board after 27 years of service. This position represents the northern portion of the Wenatchee School District. .” Susan is a committed educator having served for 42 years in various education settings, urban, suburban and rural and in a variety of roles, teacher, central office administrator, university professor and principal. Much of her work was with Special Education and particularly with programs that served students with Mental Health and Behavioral challenges. She studied with Hill Walker at the University of Washington, researching Positive Behavior Systems and Social and Emotional Learning and Don Deschler with a focus on Learning Strategies. She has multiple degrees and certifications from WWU, UW, Seattle University, University of San Francisco and Stanford. She believes that we are learners throughout our lives and have a responsibility to contribute to our community, society, country and planet.
AESD Network
AESD Network is with Julie Rolling.2 months ago
These three ladies from Puget Sound ESD were presenters at the AESA Conference held in San Antonio November 29 - December 2, 2017.
AESD Network
AESD Network is with Merle Kirkley.2 months ago
Superintendents and ESD Board members enjoyed networking at the AESA Conference held in San Antonio!

Legislative News

Special Session Update

The legislature is scheduled to finish its third special session on Thursday, July 21.  There is still no resolution on the 2017-19 Capital Budget. The Seattle Times published a detailed story on the Capital Budget dispute. WSSDA Summary Document Links Impact Summary...

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Special Session Continues

The second special session is scheduled to end this Wednesday, June 21. A third session will likely be called as soon as the second adjourns because there is not yet an operating budget or an education funding plan. Negotiators continue to meet several times a week...

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Special Session Update

Assessment Delinking Efforts Rep. Laurie Dolan published an opinion article in the Seattle Times regarding assessments.  She calls for the delinking of the assessments and graduation requirements.  The House passed ESHB 1046 for a third time since the start of the...

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