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Crisis and Safety Cooperative

Combining  resources to form a school safety cooperative to better provide professionals to assist with planning, managing response, and recovering from unexpected emergency events which interrupt daily operations in school settings.

Crisis and Safety Cooperative Member School Districts

Chelan County
Douglas County
Bridgeport, Orondo, Palisades, Waterville
Grant County
Okanogan County
Nespelem, Okanogan, Oroville, Pateros, Grand Coulee Dam

Click to learn more of the services we offer: Crisis and Safety Cooperative Flyer

NCW Workers’ Compensation Pool

The NCESD administers the North Central Washington (NCW) Workers’ Compensation Pool, which promotes a safe and healthy work environment, safety programs and encourages return to work in the event of an injury. Claims for the pool are managed through Matrix Absence Management, TPA. The pool is responsible for monitoring medical cost, lost wages, and pension benefits. The NCW Workers’ Comp Pool goal is to promote a safe and healthy work environment.

NCW Workers’ Compensation Pool Member School Districts

Chelan County
Cascade, Cashmere, Entiat, Lake Chelan, Manson, Stehekin, Wenatchee
Douglas County
Bridgeport, Eastmont, Mansfield, Orondo, Palisades, Waterville
Grant County
Coulee-Hartline, Ephrata, Grand Coulee Dam, Moses Lake, Quincy, Soap Lake, Warden, Wilson Creek
Okanogan County
Brewster, Methow, Nespelem, Okanogan, Omak, Oroville, Pateros, Tonasket

Suzanne Reister, Executive Director, is the liaison between the districts, employees and the third party administrator.  Suzanne manages the pool and along with a team of Loss Control Specialist is responsible for a variety of risk management services to districts, specific district safety trainings, claims reviews and work place analysis, as well as a Hearing Conservation Program, DOSH Required Accident Prevention Programs, and SafeSchools training program.

Click to learn more of the services we offer: Worker’s Compensation Services We Provide

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Suzanne Reister, 509.667.7100 or


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