Eastern Washington Computer Science Consortium

Leaders from Eastern Washington’s 4 Educational Service Districts (ESD 101, ESD 105, ESD 123, ESD 171) have come together to form the Eastern Washington Computer Science Consortium.

NEWESD 101 Enters Phase Two of Building Expansion Project

NEWESD 101 has entered phase two of building expansion project … construction of its new 7,000...

AESD Network of Statewide Initiatives​

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ESD 105 GLAD Strategies

ESD 105 is now officially certifying teachers to become their own in-school trainers for the...

ESD 123 Offers Novice Teacher Training

In 2015, two ESD 123 Content Coordinators came together to create a training designed to meet the...

ESD 112 to Host 2019 AESD 50th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Conference

Celebrate 50 years of Team AESD as Champions for Washington's Children...

Regional News

NEWESD 101 Shares Teachers Voices

This project was created for North East Washington ESD 101. The goal was to open a window into the classrooms of some of the past recipients of the Teacher of the Year award. It’s called Teacher’s Voices and aimed to tell the teachers story in 101 seconds. The project...

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ESD 123 Announces a Year-Round Commitment to Arts Education

ESD 123 is proud to announce the expansion of our regional art exhibit. For the first time in the agency’s history, ESD 123 will host a Regional Teacher Art exhibit, as well as a Middle School Art Exhibit at our facilities in Pasco. This yearlong rotating art display...

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Regional Teacher of the Year: Mount Vernon’s Robert Hand

[ANACORTES, WA, June 18, 2018] – Last week, Mount Vernon High School teacher Robert Hand was named the Regional Teacher of the Year by the Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD). Mr. Hand was selected from a competitive group of six teacher nominees from...

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NEWESD 101 Enters Phase Two of Building Expansion Project

NEWESD 101 has entered phase two of building expansion project … construction of its new 7,000 conference center. In March, following demolition of a storage building (phase one), Meridian Construction began laying the foundation for the new building adjacent to the...

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Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Price, North Central ESD Superintendent!, who has been selected as the 2018 National Educational Administrator of the Year. Michelle will be honored at the annual ... See more

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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. WSIPC Board Meeting

    October 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. ESD Superintendent Meeting

    October 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
  3. WSIPC Board Meeting

    November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Legislative News

Summary of 2018-19 AESD Computer Science Grant

In summary each ESD will receive $20,150 to do the work around the grant. This will include the following overall outcomes: Three statewide convenings of regional ESD CS leaders and the support of OSPI to discuss regional and statewide efforts/partnerships and how...

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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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