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PSESD Learning Communities Foundation Hires Inaugural Director

The PSESD Learning Communities Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of its first-ever Director, Wendy Armour.  With more than 15 years of experience in fundraising and board and staff development and stewardship, Wendy is passionate about helping to eliminate opportunity gaps and supporting success in school and in life for every child.

From formulating development plans and fostering relationships with major donors and corporations, to preparing annual budgets and implementing strategic plans, Wendy has a background of consistent commitment and dedication to managing, achieving and exceeding organizational growth objectives.  She is positioned well to dynamically impact Puget Sound ESD.

Wendy has served as Board President and is co-founder of a local nonprofit organization that aims to teach life skills to disadvantaged middle and high school girls.  Her deep expertise includes composing grant proposals, promoting services, and educating audiences and prospective donors on racial equity.

Wendy reports jointly to PSESD Superintendent John Welch and the Learning Communities Foundation Board, with her office located at the Educare Early Learning Center.  With her record of success in nonprofit development management and navigating large public systems to produce partnerships, we look forward to Wendy contributing to the Foundation’s growth and success!

PSESD News
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
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."