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Dropout Prevention and Reengagement Academy is Open!

The Dropout Prevention and Reengagement Academy (DORA), led by PSESD’s Dropout Prevention and Reengagement Program (DOR), is open and accepting student applications. 

DORA is part of the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Open Doors Youth Reengagement system. Pursuant to WAC 392-700-035, youth are eligible for enrolling in the Open Doors [1418] youth reengagement program offered by PSESD if they meet the criteria listed here. The PSESD Reengagement program is committed to improving the quality, equity and efficiency of educational attainment and relational-centered case management services for disconnected, out-of-school, and justice-involved youth between the ages of 16 and 21. 


PSESD DOR provides regular and career and technical education opportunities for eligible participants to achieve high school and college credentials, including work experiences within the PSESD region. Please contact Arthur Dennis, Director of DOR, for additional information supporting your efforts in referring potential youth to this great opportunity.

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PSESD Releases Report to the Community Highlighting Agency’s Work Leading with Racial Equity While Responding to Regional Needs in the Pandemic

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) has released its annual Report to the Community highlighting the agency’s work in the 2020-2021 school year in service of its End, Success for Each Child and Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading With Racial Equity

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Labels or Limitations? Recommendations for Asset Based Language for Multilingual Learners

The language that we use serves to shape our thinking and the educational opportunities that we provide our students. A diverse group of Washington state educators collaborated during 2020-2021 to create recommendations for shifting away from deficit-based language toward asset-based terminology used to describe students who have previously been labeled as English language learners.

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Renton, Wash. — Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a diverse group of community members to consider becoming members of the agency’s Board of Directors. Six out of nine Board of Director seats are up for election this year. Board members set the agency vision and monitor progress toward its end: success for each child and eliminate the opportunity gap by leading with racial equity.

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