Since 1984, National PTA has designated one week in May as a special time to honor those who lend their passion and skills to educating our students. The Washington State Board of Education recently recognized 147 schools of our 35 district partners for their achievement gains, growth and gap-closing practices. We salute their tireless work, using their creativity and ingenuity to support our students toward their own excellence in education.
Join Superintendent Chris Reykdal as we celebrate the arts in Washington. See the announcement of statewide awards for excellence in the visual arts and a showcase of the performing arts. Get ready to be inspired!
Since 1984, National PTA has designated one week in May as a special time to honor those who lend their passion and skills to educating our students.
PSESD salutes administrators, teachers and the entire school community in Region 121 for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.
The Virtual State Art Show is being planned for May 28, 2020 at 3:00-4:30 PM. Puget Sound ESD is proud to announce the 7 winners of the Regional High School Art Show.
Connecting those in need with help around the community. View a map of compiled resources available around you.
Access important information regarding school districts' nutritional and childcare services on their websites due to the impact of COVID-19.
On February 24, 2020, the PSESD Data Capacity for Equity project brought together over 30 partners across the Road Map Region to discuss the most pressing data capacity needs of educational organizations working in South King County.
Young researchers, in Dwight Ashley's Kent School District 3rd grade classroom, recently studied the plight of a young Orca whale named Springer who was separated from her pod in January of 2002.
On March 3, 2020, representatives from the U.S. Department of Education were invited by OSPI to tour an Expanded Learning Afterschool Program at Meeker Middle School in the Kent School District
In its fourth year, the PSESD Safety Cooperative has provided professional development and networking opportunities as well as resources and representation at state-level committees and workgroups.
For this installment of Stories Across the Agency, we reached out to Project Manager Susanne McIntyre to learn a bit more about the upcoming art show and reflect on her history of working with PSESD.
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Puget Sound ESD is proud to announce the 7 winners of the Regional High School Art Show. These entries received the highest scores and will advance to the 47th Annual State High School Art Show at OSPI in Olympia, Washington. Students will be honored at a reception on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at PSESD.
Join us for the 2020 AESD Annual Conference hosted by Puget Sound ESD to be held on April 16 – 18, 2020 at the Murano Hotel in Tacoma, Washington.
At its regular meeting on February 19, 2020, the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution in support of school safety. The resolution affirms the Board’s commitment to the students, educators, administrators and families in the Puget Sound region.
The new year at Puget Sound Educational Service District began with a lesson in our nation’s history. The winter All Staff meeting hosted a performer from Living Voices, a program dedicated to turning history into a personal journey by combining acting performances with archival film and sound.
“Stories Across the Agency” is a bi-monthly column dedicated to the stories of the people who make up Puget Sound ESD.
As superintendents of the Puget Sound region representing nearly 40% of students across Washington state, 53% of whom are students of color, our unwavering focus is on students. Our 2020 legislative priorities are aimed to create opportunities for each and every student to succeed in school and in life, and to eliminate opportunity gaps based on race, income and other factors that have historically disadvantaged young people.
Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is excited to announce the results of the 2019 Board of Directors elections. This summer, PSESD announced four of the nine seats on the PSESD board were open for election.