Since 2017, 55 people in North Central Washington have become credentialed teachers through Eastern Washington University’s Transition to Teaching program. The program has provided school districts with an equitable strategy to recruit, hire and retain qualified teachers who are representative of their communities.
In honor of the 28th anniversary of School Board Recognition Month, initiated by the National School Boards Association in 1995, we wanted to take some time to explain the responsibilities of school board members and highlight the role they play in public PK-12 education.
It’s that time of year to nominate a local educator or school employee for an OSPI Educator of the Year award! Nominations are due March 1, 2023 and anyone can nominate an outstanding individual.
In late November 2022, the Board of Directors for North Central ESD attended the Annual Conference for the Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA). The annual conference is specifically designed for Educational Service Agencies across the nation and features general sessions with national thought leaders and breakout sessions featuring best practices.
The North Central Education Foundation (NCEF) Board is excited to announce they have partnered with community organizations to present more NCEF Teacher Classroom Grant awards than ever in 2022.
The North Central Washington Workers' Compensation Program (NCWWCP)’s Safety Incentive Program is a unique opportunity for all NCESD school districts to participate in. The program promotes a strong safety culture to keep employees safe while meeting industry leading practices.
Recently, NCESD trainers completed a GLAD® training in Manson School District in a third-grade classroom and included teachers from Brewster, Tonasket, Cascade, and Lake Chelan. In this short week of instruction teachers saw students develop voice, practice responsible decision-making, problem solving, and other social emotional competencies as they worked in teams and individually.
Our promise at North Central ESD is to lead, serve, and support the school districts across our region. Recently, our team has been supporting a handful of districts who have been identified for a Consolidated Program Review (CPR) this year.