North Central Educational Service District promises to lead, serve, and support our educational partners and the communities of North Central Washington and across the state.

As one of Washington’s nine Educational Service Districts, North Central ESD provides leadership and quality services to support districts, educational staff, and partners serving the children and communities in the North Central Washington region and across the state. Driven by the needs of our districts, North Central ESD offers more than 140 programs and services that address all areas of K-12 education and administration. This support creates a wrap around of services that allow districts to prioritize resources to strengthen the work they are already doing in their schools and classrooms.

Our Commitments


We commit to walk alongside each other and our partners, listen and understand their needs, and respond with quality service that is customized and timely.


We commit to develop educational and operational leaders who model best practices, implement innovative programs, embrace diversity and leverage individual strengths.


We commit to reliable and informative two-way communication with all partners to raise awareness, promote engagement, and provide support.


We commit to proactively advocate, and educate, for equitable  education opportunities, collaborative partnerships, and the welfare of students in our region.