ReImagine Wa Ed – Professional Learning Opportunity

August 3-28, 2020 We’re shaping the path ahead! Wherever you are on your distance learning journey, we are here to support you. Washington’s 9 ESDs are proud to partner again with Jeff Utecht (founder of Shifting Schools). Beginning in August and through the fall,...

“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 got you covered! We’re opening a three-day window from May 26-28 to register for a new cohort in this virtual professional learning series....

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...

Keeping Schools Safe

The run-up to this year’s start of school had the usual appearance of routi ne, but it wasn’t. In 14 Spokane area districts, a quiet, but powerful initiative began over the summer when NEWESD 101 officially launched a regional threat assessment cooperative. While...