Regional News

Regional, state efforts underway to improve classroom inclusion

Currently, the state of Washington is ranked as one of the nation’s least inclusive states (44 out...

LMS 101 Series – Professional Learning Opportunity

In its next series of classes, the AESD is offering professional learning opportunities for...

“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...

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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ClimeTime featured in Seattle Times Article

ClimeTime featured in Seattle Times Article

An article titled Teaching the teachers how to teach kids about climate science was recently posted in the Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine and features the state-wide work that has been providing professional development opportunities for teachers to learn more and...

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NWESD Deeper Learning Cluster Update

The NWESD Deeper Learning Cluster is a network of five school districts and 15 schools that have been working together for the past three years. The network engages in study and collaborative inquiry concerning pedagogical practices that create deeper learning,...

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Vision Screenings for Migrant Students

Vision Screenings for Migrant Students

With more than 7,000 eligible migrant students in the Southeast Washington region, ESD 123 aims to meet the health needs of all migratory students who may be missed by regular school screenings. To this end, ESD 123 is one of four ESDs managing the new Welch Allyn...

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