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41 WCSD Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Congratulations to the 41 WCSD teachers who invested their time and energy in the rigorous yearlong program to become National Board Certified teachers! Our teachers earned a 73 percent pass…

WCSD Bus Driver Creates Holiday Spirit on Her Bus

Every day, Holly Clark gets up early and takes several hundred students to and from Shaw Middle School and Alyce Taylor Elementary School in Sparks. She says one of her…

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Master’s Degree Program Available for STEM Instructors

Mrs. Dorothy Lemelson is offering 25 teachers in the Washoe County School District and Lyon County School district the opportunity to complete a Master’s degree in Elementary Education with an …

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Chief Finance Officer Tom Ciesynski Retires

After 26 years of service to the Washoe County School District, Chief Finance Officer Tom Ciesynski is retiring. He began his career with WCSD in 1991 as a Senior Accountant,…

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WCSD Math Teacher to Serve as Regional Director for Math Educator Group

Content provided by Network Communicate Support Motivate (NCSM) NCSM Board of Directors Election Results Announced Aurora, CO — NCSM announced today election results for the organization’s board of directors. The…