OESD and Chimacum Celebrate 2018 Regional Teacher of the Year, Gary Coyan

Gary Coyan, Arts/CTE Teacher at Chimacum High School, is definitely a teacher to celebrate! On...

ESD 105 Helps Students Prepare for Washington’s STEM Careers

To help students gain early preparation and interested in Washington's high-market STEM career...

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...

Regional News

NWESD May News and Workshops

The Business Manager Academy at the NWESD Ed here. Last month, I had the opportunity to drop in on the Northwest Educational Service District's (NWESD) Business Manager’s Academy (BMA). A small, but lively class of eight participants were learning about legislation,...

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Seeking ESD Board Member Panelists

Would you like to serve on an AESD Accreditation Panel? Contact your ESD Superintendent for more information about volunteering! 2018 Panel Dates May 21-May 22 ESD 113 in Tumwater May 29-May 30 ESD 101 in Spokane Background Since the Association of Educational Service...

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10 Award-Winning Art Pieces by Student Artists

The 45th Annual ESD 105 Regional High School Art Show showcased 94 entries by students from 14 of south central Washington's high schools. The exhibit, on display Feb. 26-March 16 in the lobby of the Junior Achievement World facility in Yakima, included a March 3...

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ESD 105 Annual Report Now Available

The 2018 ESD 105 Annual Report offers a quick 4-page overview of our services and activities with the schools of south central Washington, plus data on our region's demographics and the agency's operations. Take a look and download the PDF here! How we helped make...

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The OSPI/AESD Science Network: A focus on Scientific Literacy

We live in an age of constant scientific discovery — a world shaped by revolutionary new technologies. More and more, scientific and technological issues dominate state discourse, from environmental debates on ozone depletion and acid rain, to economic threats from...

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ESD 112 Helps Communicate Impact of New School Property Tax  

The job of communicating school finances to local taxpayers became even more daunting when in 2017 the Washington State Legislature made changes to school property taxes. Anticipating the public concern when tax statements arrived in the hands of property owners, the...

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Race to the Top Leaves a Legacy of Regional Collaboration

The $40 million was an unprecedented regional investment in South King County.  Awarded in 2012, the grant launched a wide range of innovations in early learning, STEM education and college and career readiness systems. RTT aimed to impact students across a consortium...

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Spokane educator Mandy Manning named 2018 National Teacher of the Year

So thrilled for Mandy Manning, and NEWESD101 for this wonderful honor!

Manning, who teaches English and math to immigrant and refugee students at Spokane's Ferris High School, helped change school policies to school suspensions.


Upcoming Meetings & Conferences

  1. ESD Assistant Superintendent Meeting

    June 6 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. AWSP/WASA Summer Conference

    June 24 - June 26
  3. ESD Superintendent Meeting

    June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Legislative News

AESD Network News from across the State

Success in life is not accidental: Planning works! We often hear the phrase, “The best way to prepare for the future is to plan for it.” Operating from that belief, the AESD Executive Committee recently approved the 2018-2021, AESD Network Strategic Plan with updated...

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2018 Legislative Session – Week Eight

Supplemental Operating Budgets Released House Democrats released their 2018 supplemental budget proposal Tuesday- it does not fund early teacher salaries and would cut property taxes in 2019 and 2020 using the money from the increase in the revenue forecast. The...

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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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