ESD News

  • Workers shoveling gravelRoad Work Ahead!
    The City of Tumwater is improving the pavement on Tyee Drive this summer. Starting Monday, July 22, crews will be applying “chip seal” […]
  • Person using a calculatorBudget Hearing
    The Educational Service District 113 Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing to review, fix, and adopt its 2019–20 budget at 9 am on […]
  • Trail to Mount RainierNever Forget—You Make a Difference
    (By Dana Anderson, Capital Region ESD 113 Superintendent) “Winter is in my head, but eternal spring is in my heart,” wrote Victor Hugo. […]
  • high school student watering plants in a greenhouseGRuB & GRAVITY Launch “GroundED”
    Teens and young adults working on their GED are finding powerful new avenues in GroundED, a regional partnership through the GRuB Farm and Capital […]
  • middle school boys walking, talking, wearing backpacksA Different Approach to Behavior Challenges
    Olympic Academy is a new program in our region that empowers students with behavior challenges to monitor their own behavior through intentional and […]
  • Teacher reading Cat in the Hat book to preschool studentsReading Is the Thing to Do!
    In many rural communities, the local school is the only place children might have access to books. For children who don’t have access to books, […]
  • Kelly Early shaking hands with Governor InsleeSelf-Insured Claim Closure Fix
    Sometimes, workers who are injured on the job do not receive closing orders issued by the Department of Labor & Industries. When this happens, […]
  • preschool children clappingEarly Childhood News
    I wonder if, at the end of each school year, we repeat what we said the year before — some form of “my goodness, I can’t believe the year is […]
  • thinking woman at a coffee shopThinking Ahead
    Another successful year is under your belt and you can look forward to some time to relax before a new school year begins and a new crop of children […]
  • middle school boys walking, talking, wearing backpacksPreparing Students for Social, Emotional, and Academic Success
    Kids don’t have a lack of will, they have a lack of skill. Just like reading and math skills, social/emotional skills can be taught. This fall, […]

Around the Region

My participants said “understanding what STEM is for K-5 is the HIGHLIGHT of their summer and the can now integrate it better in their classrooms.” #PLHumor #STEMIntegration #WeareESD113 @ESD113

ESDs turned the BIG 50 this year — and we’re celebrating! #WeAreESD113

See you at 11! We’re grilling up burgers to celebrate 50 years of ESD service! 🎉 #WeAreESD113

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