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2018 Thriving Schools Honor Roll Awarding PSESD Kim Beeson and Amy Okeze

Puget Sound ESD would like to extend an exciting congratulations to Kim Beeson and Amy Okeze for their selection as 2018 Thriving Schools Honors Roll Awardees! The Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools Honor Roll awards program recognizes individuals who are championing sustainable, healthy school environments, and we’re proud to highlight the incredible work of both Kim and Amy through the Resilience Institute. With a targeted focus on helping educators shift from simply managing student behavior to investing in trauma-informed strategies and practices, Kim and Amy are delivering crucial specialized services that are improving the quality, equity and efficiency of school communities. Based in the healing power of resilience, the resources of the Resilience Institute support educators in making sure that all students are able to reach their full potential. You can learn more about the work of the Resilience Institute here



AESD School Accreditation Services

Learn how AESD Accreditation aligns with School Improvement Planning and can help your school to provide the most value for your students.

LIT Interns

High school students are invited to learn with us and influence the work of the organization into the future. Interns will be part of LIT (Leaders in Training), and participate in learning and leadership sessions with other interns

Interns are compensated $15/hour and need to have transportation to meeting locations and worksite. Internships are held at PSESD (800 Oakesdale Avenue SW, Renton, 98057). 
A transportation stipend of $100 is provided.

Welcoming Balloons

The Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA) is a professional organization serving educational service agencies (ESAs) in 45 states; there are 553 agencies nationwide. AESA is in the position to reach well over 80% of the public school districts, over 83% of the private schools, over 80% certified teachers, and more than 80% non-certified school employees, and well over 80% public and private school students. Annual budgets for ESAs total approximately $15  billion.

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Children Reading

We are on track for school budget cuts that disproportionately hurt students of color and those who are living in poverty — the very students who are negatively impacted by the opportunity gap we are all striving to close.

2019 Classified School Employee of the Year. Nominate Onlin

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 PSESD Classified School Employee of the Year. This annual award recognizes and honors the work of school and district classified staff. PSESD’s Regional Classified School Employee of the Year will serve as one of nine finalists for OSPI’s annual statewide award, which will be announced in the spring.

Read More about 2019 Classified School Employee of the Year Nominations