COVID-19 has disrupted traditional educational data, assessment practices, and particularly, the application of traditional metrics such as statewide, high stakes summative assessments that often distract from the systemic inequities driven by disparate student outcomes.
Parent leadership opportunities are essential strategies to support children and families, as they lift up the voices of parents as leaders and the first and most important teachers for their children.
Over the past two years, the Special Services Department at PSESD has formed a learning community with district leaders focused on understanding and addressing disproportionality in special education.
The events that took place earlier this week in Washington, DC and in Olympia, WA are intolerable...
"OSPI’s Social Studies and Social-Emotional Learning teams have put together resources for educators, families, and students to help with these difficult conversations."
Puget Sound Educational Service District has released its annual Report to the Community, showcasing work for the first time in an interactive, web-based format. The report highlights opportunity gap-closing strategies the agency is implementing in service of its End, Success for Each Child and Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading With Racial Equity.
The Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) Board of Directors is excited to announce its appointment of two new Board Directors. The two appointees fill vacant positions on the nine-member board.
Eric Harris (District 2, serving North/Central/West Seattle, Bainbridge Island and Vashon Island) and Mehret Tekle-Awarun (District 5, serving Renton, Kent and South Seattle) have been appointed to the PSESD Board of Directors.