Training and Events

Here you can find links to what SEA and WEA have to offer for professional development, trainings and upcoming events.

WEA Professional Development Network Calendar

NEA and WEA Rep Assemblies - Click here for more information

Upcoming Events:

"Taking Charge of your Future" Retirement Seminar Sponsored by WEA Retired: Feb 8 & 9, March 22 & 23, May 3 & 4. Click here for registration form & flyer. (January session full)

Special Ed Trainings:    Click here for flyer

                     Tuesday Series                           4:15-7:15pm                     Free appetizers served

Jan. 15
(Joan Smith & Camille Nelson)
IEP Team Monitoring

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Learn how to build strong partnerships as members of the IEP team. Introduces partnering in context of: IEP process, parental rights and school responsibilities throughout the IEP process and disciplinary procedure rights and responsibilities.
Feb. 19

(Rebecca Fry)

Special Education Safety

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Discuss  appropriate steps to take when injury occurs. Review: Discipline changes in general education, discipline procedures in special education, restraint and isolation regulation and court cases involving staff injuries.
March 19

(Rebecca Fry)

Common Challenges in Special Education

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Explore some of the areas of challenge that are encountered regularly. Topics include: FAPE, placement, behavior and transition.

                      Saturday Series                      9am-3:30pm                Free Lunch Served

Jan. 19

(Danae Place)

Team Pre-Crisis De-Escalation

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Learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before. Explore how your own behavior can contribute to the escalation cycle & discover and practice de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance of maintaining student dignity during       behavior crises.
Feb. 2

(Anna Fritts & Gordon Quinlan)

Students with Autism in Your Classroom

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In-depth look at autism characteristics in areas such as social reciprocity, shared attention, and perspective taking. Learn how these deficits translate into academic, social, motor, communication and adaptive difficulties in schools and communities. Overview of the various     behavioral, developmental and structured teaching approaches as well as variety of effective classroom      strategies to use in serving students with autism.
March 16

(Jonathan Judy)

Behavior Interventions in Your School

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Look at tools used to identify inappropriate behavior and to build individual workable behavior intervention plans for teaching appropriate student behavior.