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AESA Welcomes PSESD, John Welch, to the Executive Council

Congratulations to our PSESD's Superintendent, John Welch.

AESA Supports ESAs Nationwide

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. AESA’s membership is agency wide and includes all ESA employees and board members.

AESA's Mission

The Mission of AESA is to support and strengthen regional educational service agencies by:

  • Advocate nationally to assure that ESAs and the association’s policy platform are represented in and influence education legislation and policy discussions and decisions.
  • Provide professional growth opportunities for ESA leadership teams and their boards.
  • Strengthen state ESA networks and individual agencies through technical assistance.
  • Support external research studies along with member executed action research.
  • Help member agencies form interest- and issue-based affinity groups. Capture and make accessible to members the knowledge that emerges from these groups.
  • Support the establishment of ESAs and state ESA networks where they do not yet exist.
  • Advance the marketing or branding of ESAs as an indispensable partner in the education system.

The Association is governed by an Executive Council, comprised of three representatives from each of four regions.  Executive Council Members are AESA members, too.  New Executive Council members are elected each fall. Serving on the Executive Council provides a great opportunity to influence and lead AESA.

More information can be found at the AESA website

PSESD News
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.

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WCAG 21.

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