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ESD 112 honored for procuring PPE during pandemic

The Columbian

MEADOW HOMES — The Washington Association of School Administrators selected ESD 112 Superintendent Tim Merlino and the staff of ESD 112 for the WASA Leadership Award for demonstrating leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in helping secure personal protective equipment. “Anticipating the need for school districts across Washington to acquire PPE before and during the 2020-21 school year, Merlino and ESD 112 stepped up to help,” a news release said. “His leadership resulted in statewide PPE procurement and distribution, benefitting over 400 public and private school districts in the state.” ESD 112 helped deliver hundreds of thousands of gloves, gowns, gallons of sanitizer, face coverings and more. Merlino and ESD 112 were nominated by the public school superintendents of ESD 112.