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  • IEP Team Monitoring

    Jan 15, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This course is designed to help a relations between parents and a child's IEP team. We will also discuss what to do when things are not going well for your child as well as touch on the topic of how behavior issues are handled in this state. This session
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  • PGPs - Connections to Instructional Practice

    Jan 17, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This is an optional, two part, follow up for those educators who attended PGP Part 1 and want to participate in a structured feedback/support process. It is comprised of two training sessions of two hours each. The first two hour session is focused on peer feedback on the draft PGP
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  • WEA Professional Growth Planning PGP Training Parts 2 and 3

    Jan 17, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    Renton EA members - Did you attend our PGP Part 1 training? If so, you are eligible to attend this follow-up series to help you revise and finalize your PGP! (Part 2 is Jan 17, Part 3 is April 18, both are 4:30-6:30 p.m.) This 2-part, 4-hour
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  • Team Pre-Crisis De-Escalation

    Jan 19, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This training actively works with teams to understand how to utilize de-escalation techniques while working together to maintain student dignity during the crisis. Participants will actively work to better understand their own non-verbal and para-verbal behavior and how it relates to the escalation cycle
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Workshop Part 1 - January 28th 2019

    Jan 28, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) are job-embedded professional learning experiences for educators to renew their certificates and earn clock hours. PGPs are built from the work you are already doing. Certificated educators can complete one PGP per year (25 clock hours); they can renew their certificates with 4 PGPs every 5
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  • ESA Certification 101 Summit Jan 29th

    Jan 29, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    During this workshop, participants do the following: - Become familiar with recent policy changes affecting teacher certification - Learn about the new National Board process - Get an overview of ProTeach© - Explore new certification renewal requirements - Review how to move from a residency
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  • Teacher Certification 101 Summit Jan 29th

    Jan 29, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    During this workshop, participants do the following: - Become familiar with recent policy changes affecting teacher certification - Learn about the new National Board process - Get an overview of ProTeach© - Explore new certification renewal requirements - Review how to move from a residency
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  • Teacher Cert 101

    Jan 29, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    This course is open only to WEA members in Summit UniServ Council. Questions? Contact Ashley Lindsay or call 253-845-4535
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  • ESA Cert 101

    Jan 29, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    This course is open only to WEA members in Summit UniServ Council.Questions? Contact Ashley Lindsay or call 253-845-4535
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  • Para and Teacher Partnership

    Jan 31, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    Designed and developed by Tanya Rontos, Special Education Coordinator at Steilacoom Historical School District. This class offers participants tools and resources to better support students. Objectives: Guiding Principles for paraeducators Characteristics of new paraeducator and teacher teams Planning and
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  • Students with Autism in Your Classroom

    Feb 2, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This course offers an in-depth look at autism characteristics in areas such as social reciprocity, shared attention, and perspective taking. Course attendees will learn how these deficits translate into academic, social, motor, communication and adaptive difficulties in schools and communities. This course provides an overview of the various behavioral, developmental
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Sessions 2-3 - OPTION 1 - Feb 5 and Apr 9 2019

    Feb 5, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) are job-embedded professional learning experiences for educators to renew their certificates and earn clock hours. This 2-part, 4-hour (total) training will help you 1) get focused feedback on your draft PGP, 2) consider changes to your plan, 3) complete your plan, and 4) share evidence
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities - KentEA

    Feb 5, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kent
    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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Puget Sound UniServ Council February 5 2019

    Feb 5, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Bonney Lake
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, new timelines, or support options available to you? Come learn more at the WEA Teacher Certification Training. Training is available to PSUC/WEA members only
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  • WEA Fourth Corner Retirement Seminar 2019

    Feb 7, 2019 5:00pm Burlington
    This 2nd annual retirement seminar is meant for WEA members retiring before December 2019 only. If you are a retiring WEA Plan 1,2 or 3 member you are eligible to attend this workshop. There will be two parts offered and members will be expected to attend both sessions: Thur, Feb
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Session 2-3 - OPTION 2 - Feb 13 and Apr 17 2019

    Feb 13, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) are job-embedded professional learning experiences for educators to renew their certificates and earn clock hours. This 2-part, 4-hour (total) training will help you 1) get focused feedback on your draft PGP, 2) consider changes to your plan, 3) complete your plan, and 4) share evidence of
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  • PGP Part 1- Connections to Instructional Practice

    Feb 13, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants learn how the Professional Growth Plans created by the Professional Educator Standards Board impacts their professional lives. They receive hands-on instruction and work on their PGP. In addition, they review how PGPs fit with STEM and TPEP professional development requirements for certificate renewal and learn about the role of
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  • 'Retire On Purpose' Beyond Financial Planning: Creating The Life You Want

    Feb 19, 2019 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for toward late career educators. This session will cover ... Retirement is way more than not going to work every day
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  • Special Education Safety

    Feb 19, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Participants will: • Review discipline changes in General Education. • Review discipline procedures in Special Education. • Review new restraint and isolation regulations. • Discuss appropriate placement and services. • Review court cases involving staff injuries. • Discuss steps to take when injury occurs
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 2/23/19 Kennewick

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Kennewick
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • National Board Home Stretch (3-hour) - 2/23/19 Kennewick

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Kennewick
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a 3-hour
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  • National Board Home Stretch (3-hour) - 2/23/19 Camas

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Camas
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a 3-hour
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 2/23/19 Camas

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Camas
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management - Module 2

    Feb 28, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    The seminar includes strategies for closing the achievement gap for improving the learning experiences of diverse students, especially those who are struggling to achieve at high levels. If you have taken Module 1, please join us for this class! Culture: Look at cultural differences by learning about the cultures
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  • Behavior Interventions in Your School

    Mar 16, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This interactive six hour professional learning course provides participants with a broad understanding of the function behind student behavior. Attendees will have the opportunity to write appropriate individual behavior IEP goals as well as learn the steps for conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and designing a Behavior Intervention
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  • A Smart Start for Your Financial Future: Simple Strategies for your Financial Future

    Mar 19, 2019 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for toward early to mid-career educators. This session is for your future and the importance of an early start. Specifically, topics include ... Why You Need to Save The Cost of Waiting
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  • Common Challenges in Special Education

    Mar 19, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    While the work of meeting the needs of children with special needs is complex, there are some areas of challenge that are encountered regularly. This session will explore some of these areas including: • FAPE (Free and Appropriate Public Education) • Placement • Behavior • Transition
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 3/23/19 Spokane

    Mar 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • National Board Home Stretch (6-hour) - 3/23/19 Spokane

    Mar 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 4/20/19 Federal Way

    Apr 20, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • National Board Home Stretch (6-hour) - 4/20/19 Federal Way

    Apr 20, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a
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  • Understanding Plan 3 Benefits: SERS, TRS, PERS

    May 21, 2019 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for all educators. This session will cover ...  How to Maximize your Contributions How do Pension, Social Security and Investments Work Together Learn About the 2-Sides of your Pension
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