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PSESD Communication Team wins at WSPRA Awards!

The Communications Team is honored to announce the awards our agency has received from the Washington School Public Relations Association (WSPRA).  PSESD’s message and commitment to families is visible in each piece, along with our great partnership with departments to share our story, uplift staff and center students. 

Click here to also see the awards displayed on psesd.org

PSESD Award Recognition:

Annual Report 

Award of Excellence

Branding/Image Package

Best in Category (PERFECT)


Award of Merit

Honorable Mention


Award of Merit

Honorable Mention


Best in Category 

Award of Merit 


Award of Excellence

To see the full list of district recognitions across Washington State link here


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Renton, Wash. — Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is pleased to announce that it has recently completed the grant application process for the Early Head Start/Head Start 412 federal grant and will receive $15.5 million per year over the next five years. This grant will fund programs and services for nearly 1,000 children enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start through PSESD. 

Read More about PSESD Awarded Office of Head Start Federal Grant 
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The Puget Sound College & Career Network, the Community Center for Educational Results, and Highline College have released a new report, Inequity by Design: How College Placement Policies Perpetuate Institutional Racism. The report is the culmination of a multi-year, three-study series exploration into the enrollment and placement policies of community and technical colleges in the Road Map Project region and the subsequent impacts on high school graduates seeking to enter those institutions.

Read More about Road Map Project Partners Release Report Highlighting Racial Inequities in College Placement and Assessment
U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools 2021 Award Winner logo

Congratulations to Anderson Island Elementary School of Steilacoom Historical School District No.1 for their selection as a Green Ribbon School honoree! Anderson Island Elementary School’s garden and outdoor classroom created valuable opportunities for students to continue their learning in a sustainable way.

Read More about Congratulations to Anderson Island Elementary School of Steilacoom Historical School District No.1