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ESD Offices Closed Monday July 4th In Observation of Independence Day
Brittany Kaple

Our offices will be closed in observation of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2022. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5th.

Announcing Our 2022 Regional Classified Employee of the Year
Brittany Kaple

Each year we have the honor of recognizing one individual from throughout the 25 public school districts that we serve in the south central region of Washington State to represent us as our Regional Classified Employee of the Year. Today, we are thrilled to announce that our 2022 recipient of this award is Jill Hendricks.

 

Jill Hendricks is the student and family engagement liaison for the West Valley School District. As part of this position, she is responsible for managing Ram Landing, a safe space at the West Valley Innovation Center for students and families experiencing homelessness.  Ms. Hendricks is being recognized with today’s award due to her extensive work in removing barriers that prevent student success by implementing a whole-family approach to providing support and resources and because of the strong relationships and community connections she has forged through her work.  

 

A famous author and historian, Howard Zinn once stated that, “Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” There is no doubt that these last few years have changed the world we all knew. Even though our schools, offices and community stores are back open and to business as usual, the lasting impacts of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic are still presenting challenges for our students, our families, our colleagues and our community. It is through leaning into each other that we will come through this stronger. And, it is through the work of people like Jill, that we are inspired to do so. 

 

Ms. Hendricks was selected to serve as our ESD 105 Regional Classified Employee of the Year for the 2022-2023 school year by a panel of judges from within the Educational Service District and our greater community. Panel members included Curtis King (14th Legislative District WA State Senator), Rachel Bussey (Junior League of Yakima President), Gwyn Trull (ESD 105 District 6 Board of Director), Michael Closner (ESD 105 Executive Director of Teaching & Learning), Veronica Naranjo (ESD 105 Director of Human Resources), and Melissa Matczak(ESD 105 Assistant Director of Special Services). 

 

We invite you to join us in celebrating our 2022-23 Regional Classified Employee of the Year,  Jill Hendricks! 

 

The Future Is Bright Yellow! Become A Bus Driver At ESD 105!
Brittany Kaple

Our fleet and services are expanding so we're adding new drivers to our team!

Our fleet and services are expanding so we're adding new drivers to our team!

Bus Drivers At ESD 105: 

  • Drive smaller buses
  • Transport small groups of students
  • Receive free CDL training for "Class C" certification
  • Work 7 hour shifts, 185 days per year
  • Receive personal days, sick leave & benefits!

Learn More & Apply Online!

Learn About Our Early Learning Programs
Brittany Kaple

ESD 105 is proud to offer a wide range of early learning programs that meet the needs of our students, families and schools. Learn more and apply for FREE, high quality, early learning programs today!

ESD 105 is proud to offer a wide range of early learning programs that meet the needs of our students, families and schools. Learn more and apply for FREE, high quality, early learning programs today!

 

 

  • Early Learning