About Us

What is the NWESD? Learn about our philosophy, mission, student and teacher data, and stories from our region in our 2016-2017 Annual Report.


2018 Winter/Spring Education Connection

Take a look at our Winter/Spring Education Connection online! Read news from around the NWESD region, professional development opportunities, and more! 


April: Month of the Military Child

Please join the NWESD in celebrating the  Month of the Military Child. Find resources for social media campaigns here.


2018 State Knowledge Bowl

Kamiak High School won first place in the 4A division, Stanwood High School won third place in the 3A division, South Whidbey High School won fourth place in the 1A division.


Boeing Grants NWESD Early Childhood Funding

The NWESD received grant funding from Boeing for the "Early Childhood - Foundations in Numeracy Project." Thank you Boeing for your support of education in the NWESD region! The grant will support math learning development with the goal of improving children’s school-readiness.


Online Classes

The NWESD has partnered up with VESi (Virtual Education Software) to provide online classes with clock hours. 


Planning your visit to the NWESD

Anticipate longer than usual commute times on Highway 20 coming into Anacortes during this time period. 


Weather hotline

Winter weather hotline for classes and workshops hosted by NWESD. Call (360) 299-4078 to find out the status of your class.


Programs & Services Directory

Board of Directors 
Clock Hours
Construction Management
Professional Development
Public Records Request 
Superintendents' Advisory Committee
Surplus Disposal
Traffic Safety Education

Behavioral Health and Prevention Services
Assessing  Student Threats In Schools
Behavioral Health
Open Doors Dropout Re-engagement
Professional Development

School Safety Summit 2018

Early Learning
WaKIDS 101
P-3 Literacy Alignment
Northwest Early Learning
Early Learning Leadership Brunch
Pre-K-K Collaboration

Fiscal Services
Business Manager Academy
Unemployment Cooperative Pool
School District Fiscal Services

Northwest Regional Data Center
Business Team
Operations Team
Student Team
Technology Team

Special Programs & Services
Special Education & Autism Resources
Special Education Administrative Services
Special Education Professional Development
School Nurse Corps
Regional Cooperative Programs
Detention Education Programs
Discovery Programs
Northwest Regional Learning Center
Lending Library
Transition Services

Extracurricular Student Programs
Knowledge Bowl
High School Art Show
Young Authors

Teaching & Learning
Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST)
Curriculum Directors
Data Coaching
District Assessment Coordinators
ELL Cooperatives
Effective Practice Library
Emergency Substitute Certificate
Highly Capable Program
Migrant Education
Science Materials Center
School Improvement
Title 1/LAP

Technology Services
Digital Resource Center (DRC)
K-20 Network
Network Support Services
Washington Learning Source
Web Services

Web Resources
Immigrant & Refugee Student Resources

  weather hotline (360) 299-4078  


NWESD is a governmental entity authorized by RCW 28A.310 with the following identification numbers:

(State) UBI: 600-253-146
(Federal) EIN: 91-0868056
Statewide Vendor #: SWV0054495-00
DUNS: 037990900
NCES: 5300008
Latest Audit Reports

2015-2016 Federal Single Audit Report
Accountability Audit Report 9-1-14 to 8-31-16

Governmental Status NWESD is a political subdivision of the State of WA under Chapter 28A.310 RCW
Federal Tax Exempt Status: NWESD is exempt under Section 115 (1) of the  IRS Code
Contribution Status Donations to NWESD are tax exempt under IRS 170(c)

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The Northwest Educational Service District 189 is committed to providing access to all individuals, with or without disabilities, seeking information on our website. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to and use of information and data, comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities unless an undue burden would be imposed on us. Throughout this website, we make use of different third-party websites, PDFs, and applications to provide information about our agency and to connect our staff and visitors to various educational resources and services. Some of these PDFs, applications, and sites are not controlled by the NWESD. 

Please contact us at 360-299-4000 or communications@nwesd.org if because of a disability you are unable to access content on the NWESD’s website, have questions about the accessibility of content or technology used by the NWESD, and/or would like to report barriers to accessing any information on this website. Or if you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on our website, please contact us and provide the URL of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information. We will contact you and attempt to provide the information you are seeking.

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