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More than 4,100 distinguished students recognized nationwide

Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this week that one additional Lake Washington School District (LWSD) student will receive a National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship:

Kevin Zhang, Nikola Tesla STEM High School - National Merit Purdue University Scholarship 

A group of freshman from Nikola Tesla STEM High School is helping kids with Cerebral Palsy move around a little easier. As part of their end of year project, this team partnered with a program by the name of Go Baby Go

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Dozens of LWSD students earned their way to the 2021 International Career Development Conference (ICDC), which was held virtually in late April and early May. Of that group, about 30 students competed as finalists and two students placed as high as third.

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    Personnel Administration

    Policy type: Operational Expectations
    Policy code: OE-4

    The Superintendent shall assure the recruitment, employment, development, evaluation, and compensation of district employees in a manner necessary to enable the district to achieve its Results policies. 

    The Superintendent will:

    4.1    Assure that no person is employed by the district without first clearing thorough background inquiries and checks. 

    4.2    Select only highly qualified and the best-suited candidates for all positions. 

    4.3    Ensure recruitment and retention practices that are equitable to support a diverse workforce that is representative of the community and study body.

    4.4    Effectively handle complaints and concerns.

    4.5    Maintain adequate job descriptions for all staff positions.

    4.6    Protect confidential information.

    4.7    Assure that compensation, benefit plans, and working conditions attract and retain high quality employees by compensating employees, within available and projected resources, in a manner consistent with the applicable marketplace, including but not limited to organizations of comparable size and type.

    4.8    Consistent with the Superintendent’s own evaluation, evaluate all employee performance according to their contribution toward achieving the Board’s Results policies and their compliance with the Board’s Operational Expectations policies. 

    4.9    Assure that all staff members are qualified and trained to perform the responsibilities assigned to them.

    4.10    Maintain an organizational culture that attracts, retains, and positively affects the ability of staff to responsibly perform their jobs and allows them to work in an environment of professional support, courtesy, and respect.

    4.11    Reasonably include personnel in decisions that affect them.

    The Superintendent may not:

    4.12    Retaliate against any employee for initiating a legitimate complaint based upon an alleged violation of Board governing policy.

    {formerly EL-09, District Staff}
    Adopted:    
    07/07/03

    Revised:     
    11/06/06 
    01/22/07
    09/27/10
    11/19/12
    08/12/19 /Executive Limitations (EL) Policies changed to Operational Expectations (OE)

    Monitoring Method: Internal Report
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

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