In September, Spero Center welcomed students back to a fresh, new facility on the ESD 112 campus. An existing office space was converted into a welcoming environment where students could learn, socialize, and participate in [...]
Shy smiles and excited grins filled a conference room at ESD 112 as Southwest Washington students with hearing impairments and their families met with Miss Washington on October 23, 2023. Vanessa Munson is a [...]
In June, ESD 112's Student Transition Educational Program Services (STEPS) commemorated their students’ accomplishments in a graduation ceremony. This life-changing, community-based program designed for 18-21-year-olds with disabilities offers vital support as students transition from high [...]
Derived from the Latin word for “hope,” Spero was started to help students whose mental health was the biggest barrier to school attendance. The dream was to capture students who have historically flown under [...]
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.