On June 8, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene announced Tesla STEM student, Sophia Xu Ling as winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Washington’s first congressional district for her watercolor piece titled, “The Suffering of the Great.”
Recruitment and Selection of Staff
The board recognizes that a dynamic and efficient staff dedicated to education is necessary to maintain a constantly improving educational program. The board is interested in its personnel as individuals, and it recognizes its responsibilities for promoting the general welfare of the staff.
The board's specific personnel goals are to:
- Recruit, select, employ and train highly qualified certificated and classified personnel.
- Provide staff compensation and benefits programs sufficient to attract and retain qualified employees.
- Provide high quality human relationships to foster maximum staff performance and job satisfaction.
- Provide an efficient, technologically updated personnel department for the main purpose of providing quality service and support as needed.
Professional Staff Hiring
The Board of Directors shall employ upon the recommendation of the superintendent the necessary persons to carry on the educational, operational, and business affairs of the district in an efficient manner.
All personnel shall be employed by a majority vote of the Lake Washington School District Board of Directors.
The superintendent or designee shall notify each employee of his/her employment and shall be responsible for completing the employment procedure. The superintendent or designee shall keep accurate records of all employments and records of service.