2018 WSASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award Winner

Washington State ASCD is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Young Educator Award, Julian Cortes, fifth grade teacher at Norman Rockwell Elementary in the Lake Washington School District. Julian is an educator who achieves excellence in instructional leadership in teaching and learning. Click to read the Press Release and watch a video by Better World Ed of Julian sharing why I teach. Congratulations Julian!

Read the Press Release about the wonderful work Julian Cortes is doing.

Better World Ed just released a video about Julian for Teacher Appreciation Week in which he expands upon why he became a teacher.  Check it out: Why I Teach -Julian Cortes

2017 Washington State Whole Child Award Recipient

:: Hamilton Elementary :: Port Angeles School District ::

High CEE scores, high expectations, and above state average academic scores reflect what Hamilton Elementary proudly refers to as “The Hamilton Way.”  Hamilton Elementary exemplifies a school that supports The Whole Child, ensuring each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.  Read more about Hamilton Elementary

 Principal Gary Pringle, students and staff of Hamilton Elementary were honored to receive the 2017 Washington State Whole Child Award last week!

Front Row: Storey Schmidt (1st Grade student), Mr. Gary L. Pringle (Principal) Second Row: Marissa Rathbone (Director of Operations, Learning and Teaching, OSPI), Shana Warsky (Parent), Rebecca Gransbury (Para-Educator), Rebecca Gundersen (5th Grade Teacher), Allison Adamich (2nd Grade Teacher), Dan Cobb (Music Teacher), Adam Taylor (Counselor), Krista Winn (PE Teacher), Alex Che (6th Grade Student), Heidi Williams (6th Grade Student), Dr. Joshua Jones (School Board President) Back Row: Dr. March Jackson (Superintendent)


WSASCD is pleased to recognize Hamilton Elementary School where educators support the Whole Child and serve as models for all educators across the state.