In order to protect the health and safety of our team, ESD 112 offices are closed to the public; however many employees are working remotely and we continue to provide vital services. Click to see which ESD 112 services have been affected.
In a recently attended CPR/AED class the instructor asked the question, “What’s the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack?” The public often uses these terms interchangeably, but they are two separate medical emergencies. An easy way to [...]
The science classroom is safer when teachers and students are aware of the potential hazards and take necessary and appropriate safety precautions. Teachers and teacher aides should lead by example and wear personal protective equipment, follow and enforce safety rules, [...]
Fire extinguishers, when correctly used on the type of fire they are intended for, can have a large role in stopping major fire damage and dollar losses. Elements of a fire Four elements must be present for a fire to [...]
In the midst of another school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, education leaders, board members and superintendents from across Southwest Washington came together virtually for the annual ESD 112 Legislative Forum. Held on December 3, over Zoom for the second [...]
ESD 112’s Prevent Coalition is the 2021 winner of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) Coalition of Excellence Award. The national award recognizes the Prevent Coalition’s outstanding and measurable success in community-level youth substance use and abuse prevention. “This award [...]
Frozen pipes can occur in any region and are a potential threat to your school buildings. The costs of repairing the piping and water damage aren’t the only setbacks that your district could face – schools have had to close [...]
ESD 112’s ESD-U offers working educators an alternative pathway to certification or added endorsements while capitalizing on their current, on the job experience. The ESD-U program is designed for staff with a bachelor’s degree working in a classified instructional capacity [...]
Twice a year, when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends, make it a habit to not only change your clocks, but do these semi-annual tasks that will improve safety at home and work. Test and replace the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. Replace any [...]
Attendees of the latest cohort of the Climate Justice League left their November 6 kickoff meeting inspired. “The idea that one person can make a difference has been an inspiring addition to this learning experience, and I am motivated in [...]
ESD 112 acknowledges and honors the traditional lands of the Cowlitz and Chinook Tribes, Lower Columbia Peoples, Shoalwater Bay Tribe and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, on which our school districts reside in what is now Southwest Washington. We pay respect to the elders and caretakers that have stewarded these lands throughout generations and that are still here today.