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.
October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, a day observed to spread mental health awareness and remove attached social stigmas. Mental disorders affect nearly 12% of the world’s population — meaning about 450 million will experience a mental illness that would [...]
Each school day, schools are entrusted to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for students. Families and communities expect schools to keep their children safe from threats (human-caused emergencies such as crime and violence) and hazards (natural disasters, disease [...]
Nancy Baldwin, 2021 Washington State Classified School Employee of the Year Kelso School District’s Nancy Baldwin has been named Washington’s 2021 Classified Employee of the Year by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Baldwin, who serves [...]
Washougal High School Culinary Instructor Brenda Hitchins, who was recently named ESD 112 Regional Teacher of the Year, chats with EduSpeak host Nick Shanmac about her unique path into the world of teaching and overcoming challenges during the 2020-2021 school [...]
“SummerWorks has helped me to learn about careers and to be more confident and comfortable with working. The program taught me things that I will use for the rest of my life.” "You guys have given me a good start [...]
1. Talk to your athlete Ensure your athlete understands that he/she should chat with you and look for help if encountering a pain or something that doesn't feel right. 2. Schedule a preseason physical A preseason physical is always a [...]
The typical office and classroom feature a collection of wires, outlets, cables and other electrical equipment. Although ever present and used daily, electrical equipment requires constant awareness of its associated hazards, as well as training on appropriate use, storage and [...]
Kelso School District Family Support Specialist Nancy Baldwin, who was recently named ESD 112 Classified Employee of the Year, chats with EduSpeak host Nick Shanmac about the critical services available through the district's Family Support program. About EduSpeak The EduSpeak [...]
ESD 112 Superintendent Tim Merlino and the staff of ESD 112 were honored by the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) at their 2020-21 state awards ceremony, held virtually on June 28. Merlino and ESD 112 were presented with the [...]
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.