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For the fifth year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District (LWSD) to its Annual AP District Honor Roll. LWSD is one of only 373 public school districts in the United States and Canada and one of four in Washington state to be honored. Lake Washington is one of two districts in the state to be a multi-year recipient of the AP Honor Roll Award.

At its December 3 meeting, Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD) Board of Directors passed Resolution No. 2259 to place a Capital Projects Levy on the April 23, 2019 ballot. This measure, if passed, authorizes a six-year levy totaling $120 million or an average of $20 million per year for six years. 

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    Contact information and organizational charts for Operational Services in LWSD

    Shannon Parthemer, DirectorShannon Parthemer | Director
    Communications and Community Engagement

    425-936-1342 | sparthemer@lwsd.org

    Mrs. Parthemer provides overall leadership for the district’s communications operations and serves as the district’s Public Information and Communications Officer. She acts as district spokesperson for the media and the public, ensuring timely, reliable, accessible and accurate provision of information and communications. She leads the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s public/media relations and communications plans aligned with district goals and objectives. Mrs. Parthemer assumes responsibility for internal and external district publications; print and social and multi-media communications; and, volunteer community engagement efforts.

    Communications and Community Engagement Organizational Chart

     

     

    Sally Askman, Director

    Sally Askman | Director
    Technology Operations

    425-936-1249 | saskman@lwsd.org

    Ms. Askman provides overall leadership for the success of the district’s technology operations, ensuring robust and reliable infrastructure to support student learning and productivity of district staff. She leads the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s technology policies and plans aligned with district goals and objectives. Ms. Askman assumes responsibility for technical and network operations, hardware and software support; data center functions; and, technical applications and technology project management and works collaboratively with technology integration to develop and implement efficient and effective cross-departmental systems and processes.

    Technology Operations Organizational Chart

     

    Pat Fowler-Fung, Director

    Pat Fowler-Fung | Director
    Human Resources

    425-936-1266 | pfowler-fung@lwsd.org

    Ms. Fowler-Fung provides overall leadership for human resources (HR), assuming responsibility for the processes, policies, and programs that enable the district to recruit, hire, and retain highly effective personnel. Ms. Fowler-Fung assumes responsibility for ensuring positive and collaborative employee and labor relations, as well as efficient and effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. She is responsible for certificated and classified recruitment and hiring; staffing; substitutes; and, compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to employment. Ms. Fowler-Fung serves as the district’s civil rights compliance coordinator, monitoring and coordinating the district’s compliance with non-discrimination laws and policies.

    Human Resources Organizational Chart

     

    Jerred Kelly, Associate DirectorJerred Kelly | Associate Director
    Human Resources, Classified Staff

    425-936-1333 | jerrkelly@lwsd.org

    Mr. Kelly works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Kelly assumes responsibility for classified staffing and employee relations processes and compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to classified employment. Mr. Kelly oversees employment-related processes pertaining to the Americans with Disabilities Act.


    Bill Rosen, Associate DirectorBill Rosen | Associate Director
    Human Resources, Certificated Staff

    425-936-1344 | wrosen@lwsd.org

    Mr. Rosen works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Rosen assumes responsibility for certificated staffing and employee relations processes and compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to certificated employment.


    Emily Young, Associate Director

    Emily Young | Associate Director
    Human Resources, Recruitment and Talent Acquisition

    425-936-1224 | emyoung@lwsd.org

    Ms. Young works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Ms. Young assumes responsibility for development and implementation of classified and certificated recruiting and strategies and processes, including social media strategies. She collaborates with the Professional Learning department to assist with systems and processes to ensure appropriate onboarding, orientation, and training for new employees.