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Image of students at the 3rd annual Native American Youth Leadership Academy

Nearly 30 PSESD Native American Education Program students attended the 3rd annual Native American Youth Leadership Academy at Miracle Ranch (near Purdy, WA), for the opportunity to learn leadership skills through a cultural lens and connect with other youth who share their same Native cultural identity.

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Image of leaders at the Educare Learning Network Early Head Start Childcare Partnerships Community of Practice in Seattle

On February 6-7 Educare Seattle welcomed leaders from Educare schools and their operating organizations from across the country for our third annual Early Head Start Childcare Partnerships Community of Practice.

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Image of workers strategizing on a project whiteboard

This month’s installment of Stories Across the Agency focuses on Dr. Hilary Loeb, Director of Strategy & Evaluation at Puget Sound Educational Service District. Over the summer Dr. Loeb and Dr. Janet Gordon of Kaufman and Associates were awarded the E. Robert Stephens Award in recognition of their work to elevate the effectiveness and transparency of the state’s ESDs.

Read More about Stories Across the Agency - October 2019 - Elevating the Work of ESDs
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As superintendents of the Puget Sound region representing nearly 40% of students across Washington state, 53% of whom are students of color, our unwavering focus is on students. Our 2020 legislative priorities are aimed to create opportunities for each and every student to succeed in school and in life, and to eliminate opportunity gaps based on race, income and other factors that have historically disadvantaged young people.

Read More about Puget Sound Superintendents Set 2020 State Legislative Priorities
2020 Regional High School Art Show Flyer

Save the date! The annual Regional High School Art Show award will be hosted at the Puget Sound Educational Service District on March 18, 2020. Online registration will begin on December 1, 2019 until January 17, 2020. For more information please visit www.psesd.org/art-show

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John Welch Speaking at School Safety Press Conference

Leaders from the state’s Educational Service Districts (ESDs) joined legislators, school staff and student representatives on September 22, for a news conference urging broader support and additional funding for school safety and student mental health services.

Read More about ESDs, superintendents, state legislators and students push for additional support to address student safety and mental health.
We Support the King County Promise

On August 28, 2019, the Martin Luther King County Council passed historic legislation investing $318 million to improve educational outcomes for children and youth over the next 16 years. The investment, funded through voter-approved Sound Transit 3 proceeds, supports King County children and youth across the entire age spectrum, from early learning through postsecondary completion.

Read More about King County Promise Legislation Passed