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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...

Capital Region ESD 113 offers Web Accessibility Training

Equal Opportunity for All Everyone has the right to an equal opportunity to take part in...

Summer Science was STEM-tastic at ESD 112

ESD 112’s STEM Initiatives team hosted the first-ever STEM-tastic Summer Science Symposium this...

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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NWESD Welcomes Technology Director

The Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD) is thrilled to announce Les Valsquier as our new Director of Technology Services. Les comes to the NWESD with over 20 years of IT management and experience. In his most recent position at the Edmonds School...

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A grand opening celebration

State ESD leaders, past and present, gathered in February for the grand opening of NEWESD 101’s Talbott Event Center. The building was named in honor of Dr. Brian Talbott, superintendent of NEWESD 101 from 1982-98. This period, however, represented only a portion of...

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Statewide effort launches Climate Science website

To showcase the collaborative efforts across the state, all nine Educational Service Districts and seven Community-Based Organizations collaborated to launch a new website www.climetime.org. ClimeTime is a state-led network for climate science learning that helps...

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2019 Summer Education Connection

Check out the 2019 Summer Education Connection online and look for a printed copy in the mail or sent to your school in June. Start planning for professional learning and read news from around the region including: Upcoming Workshops and Classes Climate Science...

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SCRIPT Facilitator training benefits every ESD in Washington

In March, CS for All came to Bellevue, Washington to facilitate a workshop called SCRIPT (School CSForAll Resource and Implementation Planning Tool) for Washington state. The workshop was framed as a form of professional development for change facilitators. Andy J....

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2019 NWESD Regional Classified Employee of the Year

Zita Moser, a paraeducator in the Sedro-Woolley School District, has been named 2019 Regional Classified School Employee of the Year by the Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD). Moser splits her time in the district working in a preschool program based...

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Teaching Teachers How to Learn

ESD 112 was highlighted in the Spring 2019 edition of Northwest Crimson & Gray, a magazine of Washington State University Vancouver. The article talks about the unique partnership between ESD 112 and WSU Vancouver and their efforts to show aspiring teachers how...

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AESD Network3 weeks ago

We hope you enjoy the spring issue of the AESD Dispatch, including news from Washington State ESDs, updates about ESD Board members, information about the AESD Conference and ESD 50th Anniversary celebrations! https://www.waesd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Spring-2019-Newsletter.pdf