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  • Culturally Responsive Strategies Classroom Communities

    Oct 15, 2019 4:30pm 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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  • WEA-Southeast Certification Workshop October 15 2019

    Oct 15, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or support options? Come learn more at the WEA Teacher Certification Workshop
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  • Relationships Reframe Regulation

    Oct 17, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    In this course, participants practice neuro-centric strategies that build student confidence and promote trust. Multiple co-regulation and self-regulation strategies that lead to strong relationships between students and teachers and para-educators, as well as among students and their peers, are discussed. These strategies help grow strong, caring and supportive relationships with
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Module 2 Fife EA 10/21/19

    Oct 21, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Milton
    This training is for Fife EA Cert and ESP members, held at Endevour Intermediate School in the Art Room #212 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. 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
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  • De-Escalation Strategies for Educators

    Oct 22, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. You will explore how your own behavior can contribute to the escalation cycle, discover de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance of maintaining student dignity during behavior crises
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  • WEA Fourth Corner Retirement Seminar

    Oct 25, 2019 6:00pm Ferndale
    This course covers the following retirement-related topics: A. Financial Planning B. PEBB (healthcare) C. VEBA D. Social Security and Medicare E. Estate planning F. The work-to-retirement transition G. Long-term care At the end of the course, participants will be able to
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  • Loan Forgiveness Training Summit 10/28/19

    Oct 28, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    The latest NEA Member Benefit research shows that recent graduates are leaving schools with greater and greater deb. This presentation focuses on how teachers who teach in “high impact schools” can get a portion of their Stafford and Perkins loans forgiven. In addition, we will cover the basics of the
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  • WEA Southeast Education Staff Associate (ESA) Certification 101 Training October 28 2019

    Oct 28, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Education Staff Associates (ESA) include school counselors, psychologists, social workers, SLPs, OT/PT’s and nurses. ESAs have complex and different certification and continuing education requirements, with many changes in recent years. Please attend if you have questions about Washington state ESA certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or
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  • TPEP Refresher- Tacoma EA

    Oct 29, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants review the main components of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about the changes to the system per new WACs, combining evidence and artifacts collection with strategies for writing and implementing effective student growth goals and to explore formative assessments that enhance effective teaching practices and student
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Module 3 Fife EA 11/4/19

    Nov 4, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Milton
    This training is for Fife EA Cert and ESP members, held at Endevour Intermediate School in the Art Room #212 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. 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
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  • Healing Centered Masculinity - WEA-Riverside - 11/6

    Nov 6, 2019 4:45pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Examine the importance of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and mental health access in the life trajectory from boys to men. Critique the tradition and social structure of male leadership in the female dominated sector of education
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  • TPEP Growth Goals- Tacoma EA

    Nov 7, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    This course deepens participants’ understanding of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process, with a focus writing and implementing effective student growth goals. Session goals and objectives: - Gain knowledge about the law in relation to student growth goals - Review sample goals produced by practitioners across the state
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  • Implicit Bias - Race Equity and Disability

    Nov 7, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    In this course, participants develop an understanding of [1] how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform implicit biases related to race and ethnicity and [2] how our implicit biases and behaviors impact others (students, colleagues, families, etc.). Participants examine how implicit bias and microaggressions can impact the success of students
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  • WEA Olympic- Autism in your Classroom

    Nov 9, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Port Angeles
    This course offers an indepth look at autism characteristics in areas such as social reciprocity, shared attention, and perspective taking. Attendees 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, and structured
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