News

“Shifting School” professional development series for educators

Didn't get a chance to register for the first rounds of "Shifting School" with Jeff Utecht? We've...

ESDs, superintendents, state legislators and students push for additional support to address student safety and mental health

Leaders from the state’s Educational Service Districts (ESDs) joined legislators, school staff and...

Regional News

2020 Summer Education Connection

2020 Summer Education Connection

In this issue read about: New Regional Superintendents Washington State - Recognized Schools Serving the Whole Student - A New Team Approach Behavioral Health Q&A  Shifting Schools AESD Network - Supporting Schools Top Ten Tech Tips Creating FlexLessons And more!...

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2020 Winter Education Connection

2020 Winter Education Connection

Welcome back! We hope you had a relaxing winter break and are ready for the new year! We're excited to send the 2020 Winter Education Connection! It's available online, and you can look for a printed copy in the mail or sent to your school in early January. In this...

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ESD 105 Class Newsletter – Fall edition

ESD 105 Class Newsletter – Fall edition

Read the latest news from ESD 105 including: The new Open Doors 105 program: A “GED-Plus” approach to unlocking a second chance at opportunities ESD 105 Regional Teacher of the Year Stephanie King: “My students will always be good at something” Welcome to our region’s...

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NWESD Paving the Way to Qmlativ

“What’s Qmlativ?” you ask. Qmlativ is the newest version of the Skyward product used by nearly every district in the Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD) region, as well as, most districts throughout the state for managing student and financial records....

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2019 Fall Education Connection

2019 Fall Education Connection

Welcome back! We hope you had a great summer and are making a smooth transition into the new school year. We're excited to send the 2019 Fall Education Connection! It's available now online, and you can look for a printed copy in the mail or sent to your school in...

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The Aspiring Superintendents Academy open for applicants

The Aspiring Superintendents Academy open for applicants

The Aspiring Superintendents Academy is for experienced district leaders, building leaders, and teacher leaders who aspire to the role of superintendent. Whether you have already attained your superintendent certification or are thinking of entering a certification...

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Dr. Gene Sharratt Receives The 2019 WASA Golden Gavel Award

Dr. Gene Sharratt Receives The 2019 WASA Golden Gavel Award

Dr. Gene Sharratt is the recipient of the 2019 WASA Golden Gavel Award. Dr. Sharratt received the award at the summer conference of the Association of the Washington School Principals and the Washington Association of School Administrators, held in Spokane June...

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What’s Happening on Facebook

AESD Network
AESD Network2 days ago
Representative Laurie Dolan is a champion for the work ESDs do in service to every student in every school district across the state. It was an honor to surprise her with our 2020 AESD President's Award! 🏆 https://youtu.be/pDgzQb7Tbss
AESD Network
AESD Network3 weeks ago
Join us on Facebook Live for a media advisory from Superintendent Reykdal regarding new OSPI guidance for the 2020-21 school year.

Media advisory starts at 11:30: facebook.com/waospi
AESD Network
AESD Network1 month ago
Back for 3 days only! We just opened a new cohort of #ShiftingSchools with Jeff Utecht! Register now at https://bit.ly/3c3tkys
Educational Service District 105 ESD 112 Capital Region ESD 113 Puget Sound Educational Service District NWESD 189 North Central ESD AESD Network

Legislative News

2020 Legislative Session – Week 1

Session Overview & AESD Network Legislative Priorities The 2020 session begins today, January 13, and there are just 60 days to get AESD legislative priorities across the finish line.  An impressive AESD Network team effort over the last year puts us in a good...

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A Message from our AESD President on upcoming changes

Inevitably, change happens! Certainly the time between the winter Dispatch and this edition is evidence of that. The legislative session ended with mixed results in resolving various funding and policy issues impacting our school districts as well as the AESD. On a...

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2019 Legislative Session – Week of 4/8/19

2019 Legislative Session – Week of 4/8/19

Summary Monday is day 85 of the 105 day legislative session. If the two chambers can come to agreement on details of the budget, adjournment is scheduled for April 28. AESD Specific Bills School Safety HB 1216 is waiting in the Ways and Means Committee for a vote of...

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2019 Legislative Session – Week of 4/1/19

2019 Legislative Session – Week of 4/1/19

Summary Both the House and Senate released their operating budgets last week. The House passed their budget off the floor on Friday March 29, and the Senate is still in the process of passing their budget through the Ways and Means Committee. We anticipate it will...

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