Success For Each Child & Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity

Regional Initiatives

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Puget Sound Educational Service District improves the quality, equity, and efficiency of educational programs through partnerships with K-12 education, early learning, higher education, and public and private organizations. Together, we:

Save schools money through regional efficiencies, centralized services, pooled resources to

  • Improve the effectiveness of educational programs
  • Deliver specialized services otherwise unavailable
  • Provide leadership for innovative and effective educational practices
  • Build networks and partnerships among districts and other agencies
  • Link schools with regional, state and national educational resources

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CORElaborate is a website brought to you by Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) and Ready Washington (ReadyWA).

ReadyWA and PSESD believe teacher leadership is essential for successful, large-scale systemic change in education. ReadyWA and PSESD also believe that the use of social media is an effective means of helping to sustain systemic change in instructional practice.

We invite you to follow us, Ready Washington and the Washington Teacher Leaders on Twitter, find us on Facebook and leave comments on the blog posts you find interesting here on our site.

Washington State Teacher Leaders are also hosting monthly Twitter chats using the #WATeachLead hashtag the second Sunday of every month at 7pm PST, and the #TPEPChat hashtag the fourth Sunday of every month at 7pm PST.

Superintendents Advocating for and Valuing Education

Superintendents Advocating for and Valuing Education

The superintendents of the 35 school districts and two tribal compact schools in King and Pierce counties and Bainbridge Island are united as SAVE - Superintendents Advocating and Valuing Education. The Puget Sound Educational Service District serves as the convener of SAVE. PSESD also convenes the district executives for communications, human resources, and business and operations.

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Puget Sound College and Career Network

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Puget Sound College and Career Network removes barriers so that students of color, first generation and students impacted by poverty in the Puget Sound region have the opportunity and support to access and obtain postsecondary credentials.  We build regional capacity to increase equitable postsecondary readiness and completion across South King County by working with students, educators community organizations, schools, districts, colleges and state-level organizations to organize strategies, programming and supports.

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Educators of Color Leadership Community


The Educators of Color Leadership Community (ECLC) is designed to support and retain educators of color through community building, culturally responsive mentoring and coaching and professional learning that builds on the strengths of educators of color.

For more information, please contact:

Eileen Yoshina
Equity Education Manager
P: (425) 917-7882

Safety and Threat Assessment Cooperatives

The PSESD Safety and Threat Assessment Cooperatives strengthen safety, social-emotional and threat assessment services in school communities across the region through high-quality training, networking and coordination opportunities that are culturally responsive and trauma-informed.

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Educare Seattle

Educare School of Greater Seattle is a comprehensive early learning program based in White Center, serving children from birth to age five who face barriers to accessing high-quality learning.  Educare serves as a community hub and early learning knowledge model for our region.

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