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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

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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AESD Director of Statewide Initiatives

On September 18, OSPI submitted the state ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) plan.  This Plan is a requirement of the 2015 reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. The intent of ESSA is to “provide all children significant...

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AESD Network is with Julie Rolling.1 week ago
These three ladies from Puget Sound ESD were presenters at the AESA Conference held in San Antonio November 29 - December 2, 2017.
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AESD Network is with Merle Kirkley.1 week ago
Superintendents and ESD Board members enjoyed networking at the AESA Conference held in San Antonio!
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AESD Network added 2 new photos — with Tricia Copeland Lubach.4 weeks ago
Congratulations to the Quincy School District Board, just named "Board of the Year" for mid-sized districts at the WSSDA Conference!

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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