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  • Teacher Certification 101

    Oct 3, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest teacher certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics, OSPI eCert platform. Audience: Teachers and CTE Teachers
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  • TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 3, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will become familiar with the main components of the TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about updates to the system which enhance professional growth and student learning. Areas of emphasis will include the state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluation comparisons, and scoring methodologies. This session will demystify the
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  • SEA National Board Cohort Kick-Off Tuesday 10/4

    Oct 4, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This is the first cohort meeting for those doing Components 2, 3 or 4 in SEA's Cohort Support Program for 2022-2023. It will be held at the Spokane Education Association office. Candidates may attend one of two dates for the kick-off - Tuesday 10/4 or Thursday
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  • VEA 22-23 NBCT Component Three

    Oct 4, 2022 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    This course is intended for Vancouver EA members. Additional participants from WEA may be considered on a space-available basis
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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101

    Oct 5, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest ESA certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, OSPI eCert platform, PGP basics and ESA professional growth needs. Audience: Educational Staff Associates: School Behavior Analysts, School Counselor, School Nurse, School Occupational Therapist, School Orientation and Mobility Specialist, School Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, School Social Worker, School
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals

    Oct 6, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Come learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and the role of educator knowledge of students' assets in developing student growth goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You
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  • SEA National Board Cohort Kick-Off Thursday 10/6

    Oct 6, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This is the first cohort meeting for those doing Components 2, 3 or 4 in SEA's Cohort Support Program for 2022-2023. It will be held at the Spokane Education Association office. Candidates may attend one of two dates for the kick-off - Tuesday 10/4 or Thursday 10/6
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hr) 10/8/2022

    Oct 8, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment
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  • WEA - Building Winning Teams Effective Comm Collaboration and Instruction (4hr) 10/8/2022

    Oct 8, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants in this course learn tools and resources to better support students and increase student achievement. Topics include: - Characteristics of new paraeducator and teacher teams - Guiding principles for paraeducators - Paraprofessional responsibilities - Planning and working together: strategies for clear communication between
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 10/08/2022

    Oct 8, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. Objectives: Describe ways to identify and respond to racism, discrimination and stereotypes in the classroom List strategies for supporting cultural responsiveness and anti-biased
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 10/08/2022

    Oct 8, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. Objectives: Identify basic instructional support methods to assist classroom teachers (small group work, one–to-one, computer aided learning programs) Introduce diverse
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  • Professional Growth Plan 1

    Oct 10, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Certificated educators can complete one PGP per year for 25 clock hours for certificate renewal and salary movement. Session covers PGP basics, alignment with TPEP, meeting STEM requirement using PGPs and time to draft your PGP
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  • National Board Certification - Overview Session 1

    Oct 11, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This introductory session on National Board Certification provides an overview of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), basics of the certification process, and why educators consider board certification
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  • TPEP Student Growth Goals Cohort series Part 1 of 3

    Oct 11, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Part 1 of a series of 3 trainings. Please register for all three. Work with a group of educators over three sessions to plan for, implement, monitor, and reflect on a student growth goal-setting process in your own context. Learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state
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  • TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 12, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will become familiar with the main components of the TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about updates to the system which enhance professional growth and student learning. Areas of emphasis will include the state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluation comparisons, and scoring methodologies. This session will demystify the
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  • Maintenance of Certification Jump Start: Module 1 (Overview)

    Oct 13, 2022 4:00pm
    There is an opportunity for 30-minute Q&A immediately after the online class. In 2020, the National Board introduced the requirements for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC). This Jump Start training guides participants through this process while collaborating with other National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). MOC Jump Start
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  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 10/15/2022

    Oct 15, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will learn how to change interactions with students positively through courageous conversations so that students feel included, valued and respected. Objectives Understand the guiding principles for developing a Tier 2 culturally responsive behavior approach Increase awareness of opportunities we have as educators to
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  • WEA - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families 4 hours 10/15/2022

    Oct 15, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of students and families. This course is designed to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, unbiased and equitable space wherever they are in schools. Objectives:
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  • Maintenance of Certification Jump Start: Module 1 (Overview)

    Oct 15, 2022 9:00am
    There is an opportunity for a 30-minute Q&A immediately after the online class.  In 2020, the National Board introduced the requirements for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC). This Jump Start training guides participants through this process while collaborating with other National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). MOC Jump
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  • WEA - BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 10/15/2022

    Oct 15, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
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  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 10/15/2022

    Oct 15, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will gain an understanding of essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment. This course is designed to help enhance collaboration and communication between paraeducators and other applicable stakeholders that will enhance student success and achievement. Part A-Communication Basics
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 10/15/2022

    Oct 15, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will gain an awareness of the legalities, polices, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed to help foster a learning environment that is unbiased, safe and promotes the academic success of all students. Objectives: • Identify the
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  • WEA - Keeping the Wheels on the Road-Transportation and Student Success 10/15/2022

    Oct 15, 2022 5:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    To close the opportunity gaps and help all students succeed, schools need to expand classroom cultural practices, policies, and strategies to transportation employees. Transportation employees are critical to the student success. Course Objectives: Qualities needed for success based on the NEA Professional Development Standards for
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  • National Board Certification- Standards and Process Session 2

    Oct 18, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This second session on National Board Certification focuses on a deeper exploration of the NBPTS certificate area standards and the four required components. The session also shares basics about candidate support options
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  • WEA - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond 10/22/2022

    Oct 22, 2022 9:00am Federal Way
    Why is an organized clerical space important for Students? Why is the office so important for students? As office professionals it is very important to be able to provide the resources for staff, students, and families. Resources from district or community education partners are essential for the process
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2

    Oct 24, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    In this session, participants participate in small-group sessions focused on individualized feedback on PGP drafts. Participants have the opportunity to ask clarifying questions around PGPs and then have work time to make edits. Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1
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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3

    Oct 25, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This third session in the WEA National Board Certification information series helps educators decide possible next steps and timelines with the certification process. Educators explore various support options available, and finalize a personal check-list to guide their National Board journey
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  • Lake Washington TPEP 101--Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 26, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Open to Lake Washington EA members. Participants will review the main components of the TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about updates which enhance professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis include state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluations, and scoring methodologies. Demystify collecting and providing evidence. For inquiries
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  • Maintenance of Certification Jump Start: Part 2 (Application)

    Oct 27, 2022 4:00pm
    There is an opportunity for a 30-minute Q&A immediately after the online class. In 2020, the National Board introduced the requirements for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC). This Jump Start training guides participants through this process while collaborating with other National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). MOC Jump
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 10/29/2022

    Oct 29, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    In this training, participants use the True Colors system to focus on embracing diversity in the classroom and in the larger school community to improve learning opportunities for all students and enhance communication between student, teacher, sta? and parents. The True Colors system identifies intrinsic values, motivations, self-esteem, sources of
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  • Maintenance of Certification Jump Start: Part 2 (Application)

    Oct 29, 2022 9:00am
    There is an opportunity for a 30-minute Q&A immediately after the online class. In 2020, the National Board introduced the requirements for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC). This Jump Start training guides participants through this process while collaborating with other National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). MOC Jump
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