News @ the 112


Students demonstrate job-readiness skills at state SkillsUSA competitions

April 2nd, 2024|Awards and Accolades, Career Readiness & STEM Initiatives, District Spotlight, State & National News|

Students across the ESD 112 region competed in the SkillsUSA Washington State Leadership and Skills Conference from March 21 to 23, 2024. Through peer-to-peer competitions, students demonstrated proficiencies in some of the nation's most in-demand skilled trade areas. Sixteen students [...]

Educational Service Districts join forces to bolster software support for school districts

March 25th, 2024|Business and Finance News, Professional Development News, State & National News|

Three Educational Service Districts (ESDs) have united to enhance their software support capabilities. Last fall, ESD 105, ESD 112, and ESD 171 jointly announced plans to establish the Greater Columbia River Information Service Center (GCRISC) to make software support experiences [...]

Standard Response Protocol Initiative launched for enhanced regional school safety

March 7th, 2024|Community Partnerships, District Spotlight, Program Spotlight, School Safety News, Student & School Success News, Videos|

In a significant move towards bolstering school safety and emergency preparedness, ESD 112’s Regional School Safety Center hosted an online forum on February 7 dedicated to implementing the Standard Response Protocol across schools and emergency response teams. This initiative aims [...]

One Prevention Alliance Coordinator, Karen Douglass, Wins Regional Award for Work in Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

March 6th, 2024|Awards and Accolades, Community Partnerships, Prevention & Youth Services News|

Karen Douglass, Community Prevention Project Coordinator for One Prevention Alliance Community Coalition, was recently named Member of the Year at the Skamania County Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner. A One Prevention Alliance community partner, Anna Henschel from Skyline Health, [...]

Washington teachers connect Social Justice with Climate Education

February 22nd, 2024|Career Readiness & STEM News, Community Partnerships, District Spotlight, Program Spotlight, State & National News, Student & School Success News|

On February 8, teachers from across the region gathered for the “Climate Justice League, Assemble!” workshop. Held at Vancouver’s Water Educational Resource Center, the workshop aimed to deepen participants’ understanding of climate justice. Through self-reflection, small group brainstorming, and group [...]

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