The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has announced the addition of two members to their team.
Eric Johnson has joined the NCESD as the Associate Director of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Threat Assessment. Johnson brings over 23 years of experience in K-12 education, having formerly served as the Executive Director of Business & Operations for the Moses Lake School District, and as an elementary school principal, vice principal and school counselor.
Cyndy Valdez has been added to the team as Migrant Program Director. Valdez brings 27 years of experience working with special populations in education, having served as an elementary and middle school teacher, assistant principal and principal in small and medium-sized schools. She has worked as Director of Data and Assessment and as a Special Programs Coordinator. Valdez is a Tier III National Training Center Project GLAD ® (Guided Language Acquisition Design) K-12 trainer and is currently pursuing her preschool certification.
“We are thrilled to have both Eric and Cyndy join our team. They both bring deep experience and a passion for advancing education in North Central Washington. I’m certain that both Eric and Cyndy will quickly become integral parts of our efforts,” explained Suzanne Reister, Executive Director of Human Resources.