Lead. Serve. Support.
Providing leadership and advocacy for the educational community.
As one of Washington’s nine Educational Service Districts, North Central ESD provides leadership and quality services to support school 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.
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Making the Difference in Lives of Kids – Leanne Lafferty
Respect, Trust, and Support – Selina Sencion
Bringing Innovation into the Region’s Classrooms – Stefan Troutman
Professional Growth that Aligns with Community Needs – Leticia Mendoza
Our Support Services
Here at North Central ESD, we pride ourselves in offering custom solutions to meet the needs of regional school districts encompassing their staff, students, families, and communities. Our team includes educational and business professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. Our staff and cadre of specialists possess expertise and extensive knowledge in all areas of K-12 education, and are here to provide support and leadership.
NCESD by the Numbers
NCESD Funding Sources
The North Central ESD is funded through a variety of sources, including Washington State core funding. The programs and services provided to the region’s school districts by NCESD are funded primarily through entrepreneurial efforts, including:
- Applying for and receiving competitive state, federal and private grants
- Operating cooperatives among schools and other agencies
- Charging membership fees for access to specific resources
- Developing services for our region on a pay-for-service basis.
Funding data compiled from 2020-21 fiscal year actuals.