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Join the Washington State Fellows' Network

The Washington State Fellows' Network is now accepting applications for the 2019–2020 school year. Apply here by May 24, 2019, to be considered.

What it is

The Fellows’ Network is a group of instructional leaders convened by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Association of Educational Service Districts (AESD) to support district and community implementation of state learning standards in mathematics, English Language Arts (ELA), and science, and the Early Learning Guidelines.

How it works

Working in the areas of English language arts, mathematics, science, and early learning, these teacher leaders aim for measurable growth for every student in every learning environment in Washington. Regional ESD Coordinators, in collaboration with OSPI content-area leadership, convene the Fellows four times a year to engage in shared learning. Fellows are committed to building content learning and instructional leadership with a focus on equity.

PSESD Fellows Responsibilities

  • Lead with racial equity
  • Experience, explore, and learn to facilitate research-based practices
  • Expand content knowledge
  • Deepen knowledge of adult learning
  • Network with regional colleagues
  • Contribute and collaborate in the statewide network

...resulting in measurable growth for every student in every learning environment in Washington State.

Commitments of a Fellow

  • Complete a Fellow’s Action Plan with your administrator or principal
  • Attend Fellow’s Convenings four times a year
  • Reflect on your learning and the impact on students and colleagues
  • Use the instructional leadership knowledge and skills you develop to widen the circle of learning


To be considered, you must apply by May 24, 2019. Visit the OSPI website for more information and to apply.


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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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.

"AudioEye offers two essential services for adhering to WCAG 2.0 guidelines — the Ally Toolbar and the Managed Service — and after a thorough review of WCAG 2.1, will make the necessary changes to positively impact school websites. These services are ongoing website monitoring and management, as well as the AudioEye Toolbar."