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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...

AESD Network of Statewide Initiatives​

What does baseball have to do with it? Baseball is considered “America’s national pastime." It was...

Puget Sound ESD Shares Its Racial Equity Journey Nationally

Dismantle Institutional Racism Melia LaCour, Executive Director of Equity in Education for Puget...

Governor Inslee Visits ESD 112 to Learn More About Successful STEM Network

Governor Jay Inslee and his wife Trudy visited ESD 112 to meet with school, business and community...

ESD 105 GLAD Strategies

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

ESD 123 Regional Teacher Art Exhibit

ESD 123 Announces a Year-Round Commitment to Arts Education ESD 123 is proud to announce 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...

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...

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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Deeper Learning Spring Symposium at the NWESD

Deeper Learning Spring Symposium at the NWESD (May 22, 2018) Innovative Educators Symposium “Transforming Learning in the NW” The NWESD is thrilled to continue the dive into deeper learning; we hosted a free Innovative Educators Symposium at the NWESD in Anacortes on...

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AESD Accreditation Update

AESD Accreditation Update: We are quickly approaching the culminating presentations for schools from every ESD in WA state undergoing the Accreditation process. Forty-three schools made their culminating presentations, while 46 schools are completing their third-year...

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Equal Opportunity for All: ADA

Everyone has the right to an equal opportunity to take part in mainstream American life. Buildings must have entrances that don’t require walking up stairs. Sidewalks must have curbs that slope to ease transitions for wheelchairs. We’re used to seeing accommodations...

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Puget Sound ESD Hosts Student Interns for Third Year in a Row

In 2015-16, Puget Sound ESD created a paid high school student internship program to support PSESD’s commitment to racial equity and align our work to student voice. Sarita Siqueiros-Thornburg (Executive Director of Strategy, Evaluation and Learning) and Marques...

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Puget Sound ESD Shares Its Racial Equity Journey Nationally

Dismantle Institutional Racism Melia LaCour, Executive Director of Equity in Education for Puget Sound ESD, was recently published in the AESA Perspectives Blog. In this post, which is Part I of a two-part series, LaCour shares how PSESD has worked since 2008 to...

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A Letter from Rainer Houser, New AESD President

As your incoming president I am committed to the extensive and challenging work undertaken by our nine statewide ESDs and particularly to the goals of the AESD/OSPI Network. Given the new statewide initiatives to be undertaken as a result of the McCleary decision,...

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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.