a gREAT PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK
Located 45 minutes north of Portland and 2 hours south of Seattle, Kelso provides a small community feel with the big cities and all of their amenities just a short drive away. Year-round outdoor adventure is at your fingertips with the Pacific Ocean only a 50 minute drive and major mountain passes only 2 hours away. Popular outdoor activities include fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, canoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and more! Kelso is home to the Annual Highlander Fesitval, which celebrates Scottish and Celtic culture.
WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING...
"We are a community of learners." - Lisa Graversen, Elementary Teacher
"I love the community feeling in Kelso." - Gianne Curry, Elementary Teacher
"We are an unstoppable community." - Kelli Stewart, Special Education Teacher
"Our community takes care of us." - Doug Engebo, Industrial Arts Teacher
"KSD has amazing community support." - Hilary Walther, Special Education Teacher
"It is a loyal and supportive community." - Brenda Sargent, District Technology Specialist
Kelso School District #458 complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age,veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Holly Budge, Director of Human Resources, the school district's Title VII Officer and ADA Coordinator. People of disability may request reasonable accommodation in the hiring process by contacting, Holly Budge, Director of Human Resources, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 or (360) 501-1924.
Inquiries regarding compliance procedures regarding students may be directed to Don Iverson, Director of Student Services, the school district’s Title IX Coordinator or Heather Ogden, Director of Special Programs, the school district’s Section 504 Coordinator, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 (360) 501-1900.
KELSO SCHOOL DISTRICT IS A DRUG AND TOBACCO-FREE WORKPLACE