Regional News

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...

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...

Saying Goodbye to AESD Executive Director of Network Initiatives Gene Sharratt

Dr. Gene Sharratt is retiring from his position as Executive Director for the Association of...

A grand opening celebration

State ESD leaders, past and present, gathered in February for the grand opening of NEWESD 101’s...

SCRIPT Facilitator training benefits every ESD in Washington

In March, CS for All came to Bellevue, Washington to facilitate a workshop called SCRIPT (School...

“One small step…” ESDs across the state celebrate 50 years of service

The most famous words of 1969, spoken by Neil Armstrong, also fittingly describe another...

Statewide Climate Science Initiative Highlighted in Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly

ClimeTime, a statewide initiative, was recently featured in an article written by Abby Rusky and...

Heart in Hand – Washington State Teacher of the Year

It’s 9:30 A.M. in Robert Hand’s Family & Consumer Science class at Mount Vernon High School....

Kicking off our OESD’s 50th Year of Service to Public Education

On September 20, 2018, our OESD celebrated the beginning of its 50th year of providing services to...
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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Puget Sound ESD focuses on narrowing the opportunity gap

Puget Sound ESD focuses on narrowing the opportunity gap

Earlier this spring, members of Puget Sound ESD Cabinet, Transformation Team, Strategic Direction Action Team Leads and Strategic Action Team 4, which consists of employees, community partners and families, gathered at the agency to plant a tree! These combined teams...

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