PSESD’S Science Department, in partnership with Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), offered a number of four-hour workshops for STEM teachers. The powerful event connected workshop participants with practicing scientists and engineers from ISB to maximize professional development and learning. For more information on the workshops, read here or contact Cheryl Lydon, Ed.D, Science Program Manager at Puget Sound ESD, at email@example.com.
The Puget Sound College & Career Network at PSESD was selected as the King County Promise System Supporting Organization. King County Promise is a bold, public-private partnership to increase equity in college access and success for historically underserved students in King County. The goals of King County Promise and the role of the System Supporting Organization closely align to PSESD’s End: Success for Each Child and Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity.
PSESD’s Strategy, Evaluation and Learning Department (StEL) recently concluded the Data Capacity for Equity Partnership, a groundbreaking initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that sought to examine how data is used to address deep inequities in education and to support the adoption of a racial equity lens.
The District Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Implementation Grant Application is now live! This is an exciting opportunity that provides intensive support for the implementation of an integrated MTSS framework.
Diverse Educator Pathways in PSESD are committed to an educator workforce that represents the diverse community we serve. To achieve these goals, we must work together to transform the systems that prepare, identify and retain our Black, Indigenous and Educators of Color.
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.
The Puget Sound Educational Service District wants to learn more about the experiences that families have with schools for their children who are in Kindergarten to 3rd-grade levels.
Educare Seattle Early Learning Center was featured on King 5 for Red Nose Day, sharing the work they've been doing in their community during the pandemic, supporting children & families facing barriers to educational opportunities.
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.
Join us for Practical Tools to Support the Development of Equity-Driven Data Culture in Community Based Organization on June 2. Register now!
Join us for Equity Matters' Let’s Talk about Racial Demographics in Data Collection on May 22. Register now!
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.
PSESD’s Humanizing the Data Conversation: An Equity Spring Learning Series is underway. Register now!
We have created a PSESD School Behavioral Health Workbook to serve as a practical guide for detailing your plans and supporting the implementation of addressing the needs of students, family, and staff well-being.
OSPI has gathered resources from across the web to help educators, families, and caregivers understand how to talk about the verdict, racism, and police violence with their students and children.
OLYMPIA — April 20, 2021—The verdict today was the right and just response to George Floyd’s murder, and it is progress. But the work doesn’t end here. Our children are watching, and we owe it to them to be fully committed to equity and justice every day.
Paraeducators and Instructional Assistants who are interested in becoming Future Educators are invited to join school districts through the region for a Future Educators Virtual Resource Fair April 21st 4:00-6:00pm.
Guided by our journey toward our End: Success For Each Child & Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity, the Agency-Wide Competencies were renamed to Antiracist Leadership Competencies...
The Multilingual Learners (MLL) Network is now accepting applications for our 2021–2022 school cohort. The MLL Network was developed to support regional shifts in mindsets, culture and practices to foster school environments which value the identity, culture and language of multilingual students and lead to more equitable conditions and outcomes for multilingual learners
K-12 school employees are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to learn more and schedule your appointment.
Check out our 2021 2021 Regional High School Art Show Online Awards Presentation! We're so proud of all of our students who submitted artwork.