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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3 (2hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families 4 hours 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 instruction
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 learning styles and
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Paras in the Classroom (4hr) 2 hr on 2/8/2023 and 2hr on 2/9/2023

    Feb 8, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    In this course, the paraeducator will develop a general understanding of: • their role and responsibilities (NEA ParaProfessional Growth Standards), • the importance of meeting student basic needs (SEL), • curriculum delivery, and the use of materials and techniques, • and resources, classes, and requirements for WA State
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions

    Feb 9, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    This training helps educators delve deeply into culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, and equitable classroom. Participants will develop implementation strategies to create a classroom culture that appropriately integrates their students’ culture and family backgrounds
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  • Taking Charge of Your Future

    Feb 10, 2023 5:00pm Online
    This seminar consists of two session, February 10 and February 11. The Zoom link will be provided after participants register on the Professional Development Network website. This is open to WEA members, with priority given to Rainier UniServ Council members
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  • CANCELLED - KNOW YOUR RIGHTS For Custodial and Maintenance WEA Members 2/11/2023

    Feb 11, 2023 9:00am Online
    The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety, health, and security of Washington's 3.3 million workers. We help employers meet safety and health standards, and we inspect workplaces when alerted to hazards. We also ensure that employees understand their rights in the
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  • NAKIA Academy - Rainier UniServ

    Feb 11, 2023 10:30am Clock Hours Online
    This NAKIA cohort is sponsored by Rainier UniServ and is an extension of the partnership between OSPI's Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST) program and WEA’s Advocacy and Organizing Center (AOC). Open to WEA members of Rainier UniServ, participants who successfully complete the academy receive 23 clock hours/training hours and a
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  • Financial Essentials 2/13/2023

    Feb 13, 2023 4:30pm Online
    This workshop focuses on growing member’s confidence in their retirement plan. Topics include reviewing financial concepts that can impact educational professionals in each life-stage (early-, mid-, and late-career), as well as discussing long-term planning, retirement savings, and state pension options
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  • Teacher Certification 101 (2hr) 2/13/2023

    Feb 13, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 basic
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  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 ensure our interactions
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Online
    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 to
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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2hr) 2/21/2023

    Feb 21, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • VEA 22-23 NBCT Component One

    Feb 21, 2023 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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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Behavior Intervention

    Feb 23, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    This training helps educators integrate culturally responsive behavior intervention practices into their classrooms. Participants build on concepts from earlier courses in the Culturally Responsive Strategies series to learn to implement behavior intervention strategies that respect all students
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  • WEA - New Discipline Rules-Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice (2hr) 2/23/2023

    Feb 23, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Participants explore and understand the new student discipline rules adopted by OSPI in July 2018. Participants review the rationale for the new rules and the requirements the rules place on classroom-level educators. They also problem-solve and review resources to support best practice implementation in the classroom in order to
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  • WEA - Keeping the Wheels on the Road-Transportation and Student Success 2/25/2023

    Feb 25, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 ESPs Identify
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  • WEA - Building Winning Teams Effective Comm Collaboration and Instruction (4hr) 2/25/2023

    Feb 25, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 teacher and
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - On the Front Line Nurses and Health Clerks are Essential (1.5hr) 2/25/2023

    Feb 25, 2023 9:00am Online
    The School Nurse Organization of Washington (SNOW) supports school nurses in the delivery of health services designed to improve the health and academic success of students. SNOW recognizes the stress and pressure of our essential health care workers within the school setting. Come spend 90 minutes with experts that can
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 2/25/2023

    Feb 25, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Professional Growth Plan 1 (3hr) 2/27/2023

    Feb 27, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Audience: All Certificated Educators 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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  • Restorative Justice - building relationships that support success for all students

    Feb 28, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Participants will learn how building strong relationships with students can support a strong infrastructure to solve problems collectively, promote self-regulation, maintain communities, minimize disruption and the need for outside professional support. Participants will gain resources that will help them understand how restorative justice and
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  • National Board Certification - Overview Session 1 (2hr) 3/1/2023

    Mar 1, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - FCS01/06 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity/Equity (7hr) 3/4/2023

    Mar 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. There will also be a focus on the legalities, polices, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is
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  • WEA - FCS02/11/12 - Educ and Instr Support/Communication Basics/Challenges (7hr) 3/4/2023

    Mar 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. This training will also focus on essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment in order to increase
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  • WEA - Getting Started with Google Classroom (1.5 Hrs) 3/4/2023

    Mar 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Google Classroom isn’t just a place to post homework; it can help improve your ability to connect with your students, respond to their needs, and challenge them with personalized assignments. Come learn how to set-up your very own Google Classroom and get up and running with remote teaching & learning
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  • WEA - BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 3/4/2023

    Mar 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2 (2hr) 3/6/2023

    Mar 6, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1 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
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  • National Board Certification- Standards and Process Session 2 (2hr) 3/8/2023

    Mar 8, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Module 5 Systems of Equity

    Mar 9, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    This session will examine components of the new Washington State Discipline Laws and how it impacts school wide discipline and how it relates to behavior violations and classroom exclusions. • LO1: Increase awareness of opportunities we have as educators to ensure our interactions with students promote safe inclusive classrooms
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  • CANCELLED - WEA-Riverside Equity Conference

    Mar 11, 2023 8:30am Clock Hours Vancouver
    WEA-Riverside is proud to welcome Ceema Samimi, MSSW, MPA, PhD as keynote speaker for the 2023 Equity & Social Justice Conference
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  • Nakia Academy

    Mar 11, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Puyallup
    While our state is working harder to attract educators of color, we know many newer BIPOC educators feel isolated, frustrated and are departing their careers within the first few years. Building from a place of abundance, we have created the Nakia Academy, a mentoring and leadership academy by BIPOC educators
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  • WEA - Facilitating Quality Practice (1.5hr) 3/11/2023

    Mar 11, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Quality practice looks, sounds and feels different virtually. Let's practice with tools that teachers and para-educators can use with students. We will learn about best practices for online learning, including instructor presence, learning objectives, real world applications, clear expectations, engaging students, prompt feedback, and netiquette. The session will focus on
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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3 (2hr) 3/15/2023

    Mar 15, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Navigating Your Student Loan Forgiveness Journey 3/15/2023

    Mar 15, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Come learn the latest news on all of the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Programs, lawsuits, repayment options, due dates and much more. If you need a quick update on where things stand and steps you may still be able to take to make certain you are doing all you
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  • Behavior/SEL Support PD

    Mar 16, 2023 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    You aren't alone. We know the biggest issues impacting our members are related to meetings students' SEL needs, managing behaviors and connecting with kids so they connect with learning. REA's SEL Facilitators and WEA staff invite you to the first in a series of
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  • Professional Growth Plan 3 (2hr) 3/20/2023

    Mar 20, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Audience: All certificated educators who have completed PGP #2 In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours;
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  • Retirement Challenges for Women 3/21/2023

    Mar 21, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Women face unique retirement challenges, including the impact taxes and inflation have on their nest egg. This workshop addresses those challenges and provides guidance on ways to strategically overcome them—including tax-advantaged solutions and income options outside of Social Security, if applicable, to help women avoid financial shortfalls in their golden
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  • Gender Inclusive Schools Supporting LGBTQIA-Plus Students PSUC

    Mar 22, 2023 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    To support WEA members in creating and environment that's welcoming and inclusive for scholars of all gender identities so they can be seen, heard valued, and celebrated for who they are and be socially and emotionally safe at school in the educational environment: curriculum, instruction, school and classroom culture, and
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Inclusion PSUC

    Mar 27, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • National Board Certification - Overview Session 1 (2hr) 4/11/23

    Apr 11, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • Teacher Certification 101 (2hr) 4/13/23

    Apr 13, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2hr) 4/17/23

    Apr 17, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • SEA NB Cohorts Component 1

    Apr 18, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This workshop is intended for participants of Spokane Education Association National Board Cohort Support Program who are registering for the one-day Comp 1 workshop. This is a three-hour workshop for those who are preparing for the assesment
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  • Statewide-Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics [3 hr]

    Apr 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes to TPEP Student Growth Goals. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to explore tools and resources for
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  • Professional Growth Plan 1 (3hr) 4/19/23

    Apr 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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- Standards and Process Session 2 (2hr) 4/20/23

    Apr 20, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - Group Think UDL for the Neurodivergent Brain (2hr) 4/20/2023

    Apr 20, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Collaboration PSUC

    Apr 24, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3 (2hr) 4/25/23

    Apr 25, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • Life Stage Investing 4/26/2023

    Apr 26, 2023 4:30pm Online
    This workshop discusses how to save for the long term and provides guidance on how to identify retirement income sources and gaps. Additionally, this workshop unpacks the long-term financial impact of the Social Security, if available, and health care decisions that emerge as retirement approaches to help attendees feel better
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  • Professional Growth Plan 1 (3hr) 4/27/23

    Apr 27, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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. Audience: All Certificated Educators
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  • WEA - What ESPs can do for Students Exp. Homelessness (2hr) 4/27/2023

    Apr 27, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Today we have 1.5 million homeless children and youth attending public schools. That is a 34% increase in the last ten years. ESPs can be a powerful source in helping these students feel safe, important, and stable. In this class we will be using research from the National
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  • Implicit Bias and Microagressions

    Apr 27, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Develop an understanding of how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform one's implicit biases, and how our implicit biases and behaviors impact others (students, colleagues, families, etc. Open to members of Renton Education Association only and the zoom link will be provided upon registration. This research-based course for educators explores
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 learning styles and
    Read More
  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 instruction
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • WEA - Difficult Conversations With Parents and Educators (3hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    In this time of education reform and limited funding, education has its fair share of challenges whether working with parents, educators, or administration. In this course, participants learn communication strategies that help stakeholders work together to support student achievement. Participants will: - Be introduced to new ways to analyze
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  • WEA - Custodial and Maintenance Chemical Use and Hazards 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Online
    Being informed about chemicals enables you to make good decisions about the necessary safety precautions to take in your workplace. In this course you will learn: How to Identify Hazardous Chemicals Safety Requirements What does "hazardous" mean? Limiting Exposure for yourself and
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Here a Trigger There a Trigger Everywhere a Student Trigger (2hr) 5/4/2023

    May 4, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    As schools begin to put in place trauma informed practices, one of the most important preventative measures is to identify student triggers. Once we can identify triggers, we can create prevention strategies to reduce student triggers and the resulting negative behavior that often is associated. Student triggers can be
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 basic
    Read More
  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Rainier UniServ Council Sparks Conference - 2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Gig Harbor
    Sparks is intended for members of Rainier UniServ Council in their first six years of teaching or education support
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  • WEA - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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:
    Read More
  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 ensure our interactions
    Read More
  • WEA - Building Winning Teams Effective Comm Collaboration and Instruction (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 teacher and
    Read More
  • Teacher Certification 101 (2hr) 5/8/23

    May 8, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • Navigating Your Student Loan Forgiveness Journey 5/10/2023

    May 10, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Come learn the latest news on all of the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Programs, lawsuits, repayment options, due dates and much more. If you need a quick update on where things stand and steps you may still be able to take to make certain you are doing all you
    Read More
  • SPED Law for Everyone - (Battle Ground EA)

    May 10, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Understanding the Federal and State laws for providing special education programs in our public schools is imperative to ensure the compliant delivery of services to qualified students. This course provides an overview of the rules and regulations required for providing special education services. Based on WAC 392-172A and
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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2hr) 5/11/23

    May 11, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - Sensory Seeking and Functional Fidgets (2hr) 5/11/2023

    May 11, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Class participants will learn what sensory seeking behavior is and how to identify sensory seeking behaviors in the classroom. In addition, they will learn how to use replacement sensory/fidget tool options to minimize behaviors so that these students can have optimal attention, participation and remain engaged in instruction. Ths course
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  • WEA - Custodial and Maintenance Accident Prevention Reporting and Recording 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Online
    Every employer in Washington State is required to create a written Accident Prevention Program (APP) to address the safety and health hazards found in their workplace. Many employers consider their APP as their cornerstone safety program. When Districts follow safety rules and policies it will reduce accidents and will keep
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  • WEA - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond (4hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Online
    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 to
    Read More
  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
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  • WEA - Lunchroom Playground and Crossing Guards - Strategies for Success (3hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Unstructured time (on the playground, in the lunchroom, and walking to/from school) is a time when students demonstrate autonomy and behaviors that are quite different from the structured classroom. You may see issues that don't occur once your student(s) step back into the traditional school setting. What are some strategies
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2 (2hr) 5/16/23

    May 16, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Social Justice PSUC

    May 22, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Professional Growth Plan 3 (2hr) 5/24/23

    May 24, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours; they also review the steps for using PGPs for salary advancement
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  • Unionism 101

    May 24, 2023 5:00pm Tukwila
    Are you new to the union? Been a member for a while but not sure what the union does or how you fit in? Come have dinner on Rainier UniServ while members go over the basics of being in a union. You'll learn how to get more out of your
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  • WEA - Here a Trigger There a Trigger Everywhere a Student Trigger (2hr) 5/25/2023

    May 25, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    As schools begin to put in place trauma informed practices, one of the most important preventative measures is to identify student triggers. Once we can identify triggers, we can create prevention strategies to reduce student triggers and the resulting negative behavior that often is associated. Student triggers can be
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  • Statewide - Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics [3 hrs]

    May 31, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes to TPEP Student Growth Goals. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to explore tools and resources for
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  • NKEA - Identifying Slurs in the Classroom

    May 31, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Identifying Slurs in the Classroom: Having courageous conversations with students and adults. Clock hours available and qualify for CCDEI requirements
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  • WEA - Assets, Strength, and Resilience of Immigrant Students (3hr) 6/10/2023

    Jun 10, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    1. What is an immigrant? 2. Why do people migrate to the US and what are the different kinds of immigrations? 3. What are the emotional and mental effects of immigration on families and specifically on kids? 4. How can the education system support families and students of immigrants feel
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  • WEA - FCS02/11/12 - Educ and Instr Support/Communication Basics/Challenges (7hr) 6/10/2023

    Jun 10, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. This training will also focus on essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment in order to increase
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  • WEA - FCS01/06 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity/Equity (7hr) 6/10/2023

    Jun 10, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. There will also be a focus on the legalities, polices, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed for
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  • WEA - Behavior Intervention Differentiated for Students Parts A and B (7hr) 6/10/2023

    Jun 10, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - HCR 2023 Teaching Equity Conference (6hr) 7/26/2023

    Jul 26, 2023 8:30am Clock Hours Online
    The 2023 Teaching Equity Conference is dedicated to eliminating disproportionality in discipline, closing the achievement and opportunity gaps for all students and increasing their academic achievement and social emotional success in school.? In order for this to be successful, all educators must cultivate, and foster classroom cultures based on inclusion
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  • Transformational Design and Facilitation Lab - August 2023

    Aug 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This three-day in-person workshop takes participants through a transformative professional design and facilitation learning experience that allows for more equity-centered practices, systems change, and a reimagining of what’s possible for adult learners. Drawing upon research-informed practices, adult learning theory, Universal Design for Learning, and laboratory design, participants will have the
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Beginnings

    Aug 22, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Beginnings PSUC

    Aug 29, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Creativity PSUC

    Sep 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Sep 20, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • Building Relationships with Students 9/21/23

    Sep 21, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This event is for members of the Spokane Education Association. The Pathway to Transformative Education: Connecting Relationships with Our Students," facilitated by Dr. Scott Finnie, a faculty member of Eastern Washington University for the past 30 years. By means of small group activities and collective feedback sessions, we will go
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  • NEA Membership Deals and Discounts 9/26/2023

    Sep 26, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Come learn about how to save money, manage your finances, and live your best life by using your NEA Member Benefit programs. Planning your next vacation, saving money on your everyday purchases, insuring your most valuable things, and taking charge of your financial life are all made easier through
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  • VEA Foundations 23-24

    Sep 30, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Vancouver
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be found on the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component Two

    Oct 4, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be found on the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • SEA New Discipline Rules – Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice

    Oct 5, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This course is being offered to members of the Spokane Education Association
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Gratitude PSUC

    Oct 10, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Oct 10, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • SEA National Board Cohorts Foundations

    Oct 12, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    This course is only open to Spokane-area members and requires a payment of the $90 fee up front. This workshop from Spokane Education Association's National Board Cohort Support Program is for recommended for all registrants of our cohort program but is required for anyone using the OSPI Conditional Loan if
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  • TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 12, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Explore the major components of the TPEP 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. Get tips to harvest evidence to best represent your instruction, and
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  • SEA Special Ed and the Law Two-Part Series

    Oct 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This is a two-part series totaling 6 hours offered to members of the Spokane Education Association
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Paraeducator Substitute The Nuts and Bolts (3hr) - 10/21/2023

    Oct 21, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    This course is for paraeducator substitutes, new to the profession, and those who are considering a paraeducator career. This course will introduce the fundamentals of becoming a successful para substitute. The course will focus on mental preparation, classroom management, school structure, universal protocols, and the differences between para job
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  • WEA - Lunchroom Playground and Crossing Guards - Strategies for Success 10/24 and 10/25 (1.5 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Unstructured time (on the playground, in the lunchroom, and walking to/from school) is a time when students demonstrate autonomy and behaviors that are quite different from the structured classroom. You may see issues that don't occur once your student(s) step back into the traditional school setting. What are some strategies
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A 10/24 and 10/25 (2 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • CANCELLED - WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support 10/24 and 10/25 (2 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 learning styles and
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity - 10/24 and 10/25 (2 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 instruction
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  • CANCELLED - Midstate - SPED Accommodations and Modifications Training

    Oct 25, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Ellensburg
    This course provides participants with practical strategies to use in the classroom to support all students, including those with disabilities. The course covers a variety of possible accommodations, categorized by presentation, setting, response, and timing/scheduling. Modifications to curriculum will be discussed and examples will be provided. Additionally, a small portion
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  • NEA Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness 10/25/2023

    Oct 25, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Many of you are likely eligible for forgiveness of your federal student loans through one or more of the federal programs currently available. There have been many updates and changes made to these programs and the information you need to know is often times hard to find. NEA
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  • WEA Olympic Survive and Thrive

    Oct 25, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Educators new to the profession (six years or less teaching experience) will learn practical skills that will help them develop strategies to successfully meet the needs of their diverse learners, become an educational leader in their school community, and engage in meaningful dialogue around what is needed to be
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  • Teacher Certification 101

    Nov 1, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the latest teacher certificate renewal requirements! Teacher and CTE teachers will become familiar with recent policy changes affecting teacher certification. Find out more about the new equity-based school practices certificate renewal requirement, STEM requirement, and the next steps you need to take to renew your certificate. Learn how
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Nov 2, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • WEA - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 1- Data Does Matter The Power of Observation (2hrs) 11/2/2023

    Nov 2, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Course Objective: Participants will learn why and how to use observational data to build student relationships, and improve behavioral and academic success. Participants will learn educational observational data is: most commonly used method for behavioral science, a scientific tool to collect data –a systematically planned and subject
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  • WEA - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families (4hr) 11/4/2023

    Nov 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA Building Winning Teams for Paras (4hrs) 11/4/2023

    Nov 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will learn about their personality types and how those characteristics impact their roles as team members. The characteristics of highly effective teams will be examined, and attendees will participate in a variety of activities to build strong, cohesive teams. Participants will also apply what they learn about themselves
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  • ESA Certification 101

    Nov 7, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the latest Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate renewal requirements! School behavior analysts, counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, speech language pathologists and audiologists will become familiar with recent policy changes affecting ESA certification. Find out more about the suicide prevention certificate
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hrs - 2hrs on 11/7 and 2hrs on 11/8)

    Nov 7, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 basic
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  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hrs - 2hrs on 11/7 and 2hrs on 11/8)

    Nov 7, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hrs - 2hrs on 11/7 and 2hrs on 11/8)

    Nov 7, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 ensure our interactions
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  • TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Nov 8, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Explore the major components of the TPEP 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. Get tips to harvest evidence to best represent your instruction, and
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Presence PSUC

    Nov 14, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • NEA Getting Started in Your Financial Journey 11/15/2023

    Nov 15, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Members will gain confidence in their retirement plan by exploring retirement savings, state pension options, and financial concepts for each life stage: Early, Mid and Late Career. New members will learn some of the basic building blocks of their pension plan which will get them started on the right
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management 1

    Nov 30, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    CRCM is a professional development series for educators wishing to develop their awareness, knowledge, skills, and advocacy through the lens of CCDEI (Cultural Competencies, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) in school cultures and classrooms.This training helps educators become more culturally responsive and improve their classroom engagement with students from diverse backgrounds
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  • WEA - BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities and Management 1 and 2

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Port Angeles
    This training helps educators become more culturally responsive and develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants learn strategies to appreciate and appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds into the into the classroom culture. They also learn
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 instruction
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hrs) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 learning styles and
    Read More
  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Dec 5, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • WEA - CRCM 1a and 1b Classroom Relationships (5hrs) 12/7/2023 and 12/14/2023

    Dec 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    This online training helps educators by providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency for the purpose of improving student engagement through effective classroom management that focuses on student-to-educator relationships and student to student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase student hope and resiliency as the
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  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 ensure our interactions
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  • WEA - Difficult Conversations With Parents and Educators (3hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    In this time of education reform and limited funding, education has its fair share of challenges whether working with parents, educators, or administration. In this course, participants learn communication strategies that help stakeholders work together to support student achievement. Participants will: - Be introduced to new ways to analyze
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 basic
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Compassion PSUC

    Dec 12, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component Three

    Dec 13, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be found on the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • NEA Women and Money 12/14/2023

    Dec 14, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Please, no offense meant for the men in our association. In fact, what we will learn tonight is valuable information for all of us to understand. Women face unique financial challenges. This presentation highlights those challenges along with possible solutions to address them. Obviously, all women will
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  • New Discipline Rules-Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice

    Dec 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Research has identified promising practices that promote equitable student discipline systems. When educators build systems of prevention and intervention, better outcomes for students can be achieved. Participants will understand the rationale for the 2018 changes in Washington’s student discipline rules and the key changes made. They will also problem-solve
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  • WEA - CRCM 2a and 2b Classroom Relationships (5hrs) 1/4/2024 and 1/16/2024

    Jan 4, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    This online or face-to-face training helps educators develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, and equitable classroom. Participants learn strategies to appreciate and appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds into the classroom culture as a tier-one strategy that cultivates connections
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Module 1 Classroom Communities

    Jan 11, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    This training helps educators become more culturally responsive and improve their classroom engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, social groups, and cultures through meaningful, caring adult relationships
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Communication PSUC

    Jan 16, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • WEA - CRCM - Classroom Meeting Strategies (2.5hr) 1/17/2024

    Jan 17, 2024 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    This training helps educators learn how to conduct social problem-solving meetings as a strategy for creating safe, equitable, and inclusive classrooms. Participants will engage in discussions to better understand how classroom meetings build relationships, increase students' sense of belonging, and support students in developing social-emotional skills. Participants will learn how
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  • WEA - Safer Relationships with Students (2hr) 1/18/2024

    Jan 18, 2024 5:30pm Online
    Participants of this course will learn the guidelines on what behavior and interactions with students are acceptable, and what behaviors could lead to professional discipline. The rules that apply to relations between educators and their students are not clearly defined within the law. While prohibitions against sexual
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  • WEA - PD 4 Paras - Specialized on-demand Training for Paraprofessionals (14.5hr)

    Jan 20, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    This four-part series was designed specifically for paraprofessionals! For PreK-12 paraprofessionals, teaching assistants, and one-on-one aides. And you read it right…it’s for PreK through 12th grade…ALL really does mean all. The series includes sessions on going beyond the label, helping kids become independent, decoding the ABCs of the IEP, and
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Jan 22, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • CRCM Module 2 Classroom Relationships

    Jan 25, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    We are excited to bring you this new series of trainings focused on providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency for the purpose of improving student engagement through effective classroom management focused on student-to-educator relationships and student-to-student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase student hope
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  • ESA Certification 101

    Jan 30, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Learn about the latest Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate renewal requirements! School behavior analysts, counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, speech language pathologists and audiologists will become familiar with recent policy changes affecting ESA certification. Find out more about the suicide prevention certificate
    Read More
  • NEA Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness 1/30/2024

    Jan 30, 2024 4:30pm Online
    Many of you are likely eligible for forgiveness of your federal student loans through one or more of the federal programs currently available. There have been many updates and changes made to these programs and the information you need to know is often times hard to find. NEA
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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component One

    Jan 31, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be foundo n the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • 2024 Rainer Educators of Color (RECN) Equity Conference-5th Annual

    Feb 2, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    This is the 5th Annual Rainier Educators of Color Equity Leadership Conference. The focus of this year’s conference is Level Up. We are past the point where we are talking about Equity, we are about the work and the Acton stage of our work. We need to Level up with
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