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  • Building Hope Together 2018

    Jan 12, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This day-long workshop is designed for schools and community partners-including juvenile justice, health care professionals, etc.-to learn how to create a culture of hope in their schools and surrounding communities. We are asking for interested organizations to send teams of 3-6 people to include principals and/or assistant principals
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  • National Boards Foundation

    Jan 16, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Spokane EA facilitators are holding a National Boards Foundations workshop for those pursuing their National Board certification who have not previously attended a Foundations or JumpStart workshop
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  • National Boards Component 1 Workshop

    Jan 17, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Spokane Education Association Facilitators are putting on a 3-hour Component 1 workshop to prepare for the Assessment Center. Participants must be registered for Component 1 with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for the current school year. The workshop will focus on what to expect
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management - PSUC Jan. 2018

    Jan 23, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This 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 into the classroom culture. $5.00 - Puget Sound UniServ
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  • Loan Forgiveness

    Jan 25, 2018 5:00pm Poulsbo
    NEA research tells us that more of our members are coming into our union with greater student loan debt than ever before. WEA Olympic would like to assist our members with this burden and help them lead more financially secure lives. This workshop will cover the Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs
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  • Teacher Certification Workshop

    Jan 31, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Sumner
    Teacher Licensure • Washington state requirements for teacher certification • Overview of changes to second-tier licensure/Professional Certification • Latest certificate renewal requirements including new STEM and TPEP training requirements and Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) • Adding endorsements • National Board information and timelines If you are a Non-Member
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  • Summit TPEP- Evidence & Artifacts

    Feb 8, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    This 3-hour course is aimed at helping you get ready for the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process. This session will: - Demystify the magnitude of collecting and providing evidence - Introduce tips to "harvest" evidence to best represent your instruction - Develop skills to identify relevant, meaningful
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  • Special Education Law & Advocacy

    Feb 9, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This two–day course (12 hours total) will provide participants with the collective power to identify special education issues and develop action plan(s) to prepare and protect themselves while advocating for students with disabilities. Attendees must attend in teams of two or more. Laptop and CBA are required
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  • Special Education and the Law

    Feb 10, 2018 8:30am Clock Hours Spokane
    This course is intended for teachers, specialists, paraprofessionals and other staff working with special education students. Topics covered will be referral and qualification of special needs students, 504 and IEP plans, behavioral interventions and disciplining of special education students
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  • Educator Certification 101 Workshop

    Feb 13, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Teacher Licensure • Washington state requirements for teacher certification • Overview of changes to second-tier licensure/Professional Certification • Latest certificate renewal requirements including new STEM and TPEP training requirements and Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) • Adding endorsements • National Board information and timelines
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions - PSUC February 2018

    Feb 13, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This training helps educators explore culturally responsive classroom interaction practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants will learn to facilitate classroom interactions that appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds. There is a special fee for our UniServ
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  • Communication Strategies for Challenging Conversations

    Feb 13, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    Do you often face challenging situations communicating with parents, students, administrators or colleagues? This course will examine strategies to help you communicate clearly and effectively even under the most difficult circumstances. Please note: this event requires a $20 "good faith" check to hold space - the check will
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  • Pilchuck Teaching Equity Mariner HS 3/3/18

    Mar 3, 2018 7:45am Clock Hours Everett
    This event will be held at Mariner HS in Everett. Our Keynote Speaker Dr. Wayne Au, is a Professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell and is an editor with the social justice teaching magazine, Rethinking School. His research focuses on multicultural, anti-racist
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  • Partners in Prevention 2018

    Mar 3, 2018 9:00am Edmonds
    As school employees, you know the critical importance of being aware of and alert to your surroundings for the safety of your students, parents and fellow colleagues. Register for this event to learn from the experts about suicide prevention, indoor air quality, emergency management training and other topics. Learn and
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management

    Mar 8, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This training helps educators develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants will learn strategies to appreciate and appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds into the classroom culture
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  • National Board Component 1 Training

    Apr 16, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Workshop to prepare for the Assessment Center. Will focus on what to expect at the assessment center, a chance to connect with like Certificate area candidates, a deep dive into the prompts associated with the Constructed Response Items (CRIs) and an overview of the breakdown of content for the Selected
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  • Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom 2.0 Sections 3 & 4

    Apr 18, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Kirkland
    This training is a collaboration between LWEA, WEA, and the UW College of Education Faculty • Exploring practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, and equitable classroom with emphasis on positive social behavior development. • Facilitating classroom interactions that appropriately integrate your students’ culture and
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  • Habits of the Mind

    Apr 23, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Bonney Lake
    Learn about the 16 Essential Characteristics for Success and walk away with strategies and tools for integrating habits of mind in your daily classroom routine to enhance student learning. Please bring two upcoming lessons to work on embedding the habits into your own current practice. Puget Sound
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  • National Board Information Session

    Apr 26, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Educator Certification 101

    Apr 26, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    The 2017 legislative session introduced many changes to educator certification requirements. Did you know Professional Certification is now optional? Do you have questions about the latest requirements, timelines and continuing education processes? This session covers certificate renewal processes, including the new STEM and TPEP renewal requirement. You’ll also
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  • 2018 Teaching Equity Conference-Standing Up For Justice! Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms Where All Thrive

    Apr 28, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Des Moines
    This conference is a collaboration between WEA, Highline College and Green River College dedicated to closing the achievement and opportunity gaps for all students to support them in increasing their academic achievement and social emotional success in school. Participants will increase their culturally responsive skills, classroom leadership and productive engagement
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  • National Board Information Session

    Apr 30, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Creating a Professional Growth Plan (PGP) for Certification Renewal

    Apr 30, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    PGPs provide Washington educators the chance to use job-embedded work they are already doing for certificate renewal and salary advancement. Educators can now choose to complete PGPs for certificate renewal – instead of attending clock hour events. A completed PGP earns 25 clock hours that can be used
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  • Common Challenges in Special Education

    May 2, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    The work of meeting the needs of children with special needs is complex. In this course, designed for new practitioners and the community, participants explore some of the areas of challenge that are encountered regularly. Cost: Free
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  • National Board Information Session

    May 2, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities Tacoma EA 5/3/18

    May 3, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    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. In this training, participants will learn to: • Demonstrate cultural competency • Use the cultural competency framework of awareness, understanding
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  • National Board Information Session

    May 3, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Physical and Emotional Safety in Schools Threat Assessment/Management and Crisis Response/Recovery

    May 3, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    This training will provide an introduction to threat assessment and management, along with an overview of resources available to help prepare for, and mitigate, school emergencies with a focus on supporting students and staff. This event is free to WEA members (check not required for this event)
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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start

    May 5, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Kirkland
    WEA's National Board Renewal Jump Start is a 1-day training that provides key information to NBCTs who are engaged in the National Board Certification renewal process. This training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming a NBCT and how to relate this to the renewal process. This training
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  • TPEP Evidence Artifacts & Student Growth Goals

    May 9, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants deepen their understanding of the certificated TPEP evaluation law and process, covering evidence and artifacts and student growth goals. The training helps demystify the magnitude of collecting and providing evidence and introduce tips to harvest evidence. Participants will develop skills to identify relevant, meaningful, doable evidence tied to
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  • National Board Information Session

    May 9, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Retirement Income & Investment

    May 15, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants learn about financial planning in preparation for and during retirement
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  • The Power In our Hands Integrating Labor History into our Curriculum

    May 19, 2018 12:30pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Looking for new ways to integrate labor history into your curriculum? This course will guide secondary teachers through model lessons from Zinn Education Project’s labor history archive and facilitate an inventory and analysis of teachers’ own curriculum. Participants will walk away with resources and knowledge to use to enhance
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  • Math Common Core State Standards Shadle Park High School June 25-27 2018

    Jun 25, 2018 8:30am Clock Hours Spokane
    This training is intended for teachers and specialists, registration is $150 for members and $600 for nonmembers. Lunch and 21 free clock hours are included with your registration fee, this training is eligible for STEM clock hours. Participants experience immersion into the CCSS for Math, focusing on the actual
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  • 2018 Special Education Boot Camp - Spokane

    Jun 25, 2018 7:00am Spokane
    This conference is four days of comprehensive focus on special education issues. This summer's training will provide relative information on the responsibilities for those working with children with disabilities. The training, presented by the WEA Special Education Cadre, is open to all school employees, parents, administrators and
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  • 2018 Special Education Boot Camp - Purchase Order

    Jun 25, 2018 7:00am Spokane
    This conference is four days of comprehensive focus on special education issues. This summer's training will provide relative information on the responsibilities for those working with children with disabilities. The training, presented by the WEA Special Education Cadre, is open to all school employees, parents, administrators and
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  • English/LA Common Core State Standards Shadle Park High School June 25-27 2018

    Jun 25, 2018 8:30am Clock Hours Spokane
    This training is intended for teachers and specialists, registration is $150 for members and $600 for nonmembers. Lunch and 21 free clock hours are included with your registration fee. Participants experience immersion into the CCSS for ELA, focusing on the actual standards, assessments and implementation logistics. They also have
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  • 2018 East Side National Board Jump Start Spokane - June 25-28

    Jun 25, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Spokane
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • TPEP Writing Student Growth Goals Shadle Park HS 6/25/18

    Jun 25, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This is a 3 hour training intended for teachers, and specialists. The registration fee is $10 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Lunch and clock hours are provided with your registration fee. This course deepens participants’ understanding of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process, with a
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  • TPEP Evidence and Artifacts Shadle Park HS 6/26/18

    Jun 26, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This is a 3 hour training intended for teachers and specialists. The registration fee is $10 for members and $50 for nonmembers. This 3-hour course is aimed at helping you put your best foot forward in the new, certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process. Session goals and objectives:
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  • 2018 Renewal Jump Start-Spokane 6/26/18

    Jun 26, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Renewal Jump Start-Spokane 6/27/18

    Jun 27, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • TPEP Formative Assessment Practices Shadle Park 6/27/18

    Jun 27, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This is a 3 hour training intended for teachers, and specialists. The registration fee is $10 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Lunch and clock hours are provided with your registration fee. During this training, participants will: - Learn why it’s so important to use formative
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  • 2018 Special Education Boot Camp

    Jul 10, 2018 7:00am Centralia
    This conference is four days of comprehensive focus on special education issues. This summer's training will provide relative information on the responsibilities for those working with children with disabilities. The training, presented by the WEA Special Education Cadre, is open to all school employees, parents, administrators and
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  • 2018 Special Education Boot Camp - Purchase Order

    Jul 10, 2018 7:00am Centralia
    This conference is four days of comprehensive focus on special education issues. This summer's training will provide relative information on the responsibilities for those working with children with disabilities. The training, presented by the WEA Special Education Cadre, is open to all school employees, parents, administrators and
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  • 2018 West Side National Board Jump Start Snohomish July 30-August 2

    Jul 30, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Snohomish
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start Medford OR - 7/30-8/2

    Jul 30, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Medford
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • 2018 Renewal Jump Start-Snohomish 7/31/18

    Jul 31, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Snohomish
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Renewal Jump Start-Snohomish 8/1/18

    Aug 1, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Snohomish
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start Portland Oregon - 8/6-8/9

    Aug 6, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Portland
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start RENEWAL Portland Oregon - 8/9

    Aug 9, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Portland
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start Bend OR - 8/13-8/16

    Aug 13, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Bend
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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