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Many WSLA Districts from across the state are celebrating schools that have received the 2017 School of Distinction Award. Now in its 11th year, CEE’s School of Distinction (SOD) award honors the highest improving Washington State schools, staff, and their leaders for improved performance for all students. Specifically, sustained performance over five years in English […]
Congratulations to the Evergreen School Board: Julie Bocanegra, Victoria Bradford, Michael Parsons, Rob Perkins and Todd Yuzuriha. They were just named a 2017 Washington Board of Distinction! This award recognizes the Board for its commitment to the School Board standards of: responsible school district governance, communication of and commitment to high expectations for student learning, […]
The Washington State Leadership Academy underwent a number of changes this year, Director Sharon Bower explained to stakeholders this summer, “Like all sustainable and valuable programs, we are changing and growing to fit the needs of our districts across the state.” A design team worked for nearly a year to construct a new curriculum for […]
The positive impact on system wide leadership in school districts continues to be the focus of WSLA. The 2016–17 cohorts, grew the overall impact of WSLA to include 122 school districts or Educational Service Districts graduated from or currently participating in WSLA resulting in an impressive total of 1,005 professional educators having developed leadership skills […]