Community Conversations with Youth of Color in South King County - Together we can return to school in ways that value and cultivate the well-being of our Youth, Families, and Educators of Color.
This fall, visits to the region’s Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. will look a little bit different. Board members and staff will be meeting with the region’s Congressional delegation virtually to share information on PSESD’s federal policy positions for 2021-22.
The state educators of the year were named by Superintendent Chris Reykdal in a ceremony livestreamed from the Museum of Popular Culture (MoPOP).
On May 19, the PSESD Board of Directors approved the selection of four student representatives to serve as the student voice for 2021–2023. This inaugural class was chosen out of 46 applicants across King and Pierce Counties, and we are very proud of their drive and initiative to serve.
"Today, Governor Inslee announced a new directive requiring all employees of public and private K–12 school districts to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021. Below is State Superintendent Chris Reykdal’s statement."
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.
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.