The Power of Nine

Published by AESA Washington State ESAs responded quickly to the need for information and PPE for students and staff, and ensured that schools operated successfully during the pandemic. The Challenge: When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, school districts across Washington...

Inclusion in Action

Washington’s nine Educational Service Districts (ESDs), unified through the Association of Educational Service Districts (AESD Network), support 140 school/district teams across the state with implementing inclusionary practices. The AESD is one of several statewide...

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 of 50), but educators from across Southwest Washington and the rest of the state are actively working to change that. The Washington Association of Educational Service...