What's happening

  • Grant available for small rural ESP members

    WEA is offering eight grants to WEA education support professionals from small rural locals to tap into the nation's premier professional development and connect with colleagues from across the country. The grants cover registration, travel, lodging and meals not provided at the 2023 NEA ESP Conference in Seattle. Register online by Jan. 23, 2023.
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  • PESB Paraeducator Road Tour

    Paraeducators: Here's your chance to talk about all things paraeducator directly with the Professional Educator Standards Board. Beginning this week, several in-person events will be held to allow paraeducators to share insights, questions and ideas on topics like the Paraeducator Certificate Program, training, eCert, clock hours, the Fundamental Course of Study and more. Space is limited so prior registration is required.
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  • Help find the next WEA ESA of the Year

    Nominations are open for the 2023 WEA Education Staff Associate of the Year. ESAs are school psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, speech and language pathologists and audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior analysts and orientation and mobility specialists. Complete applications are due by 5 p.m. Dec. 16.
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  • 2022-23 Asynchronous professional development offerings

    WEA's Inclusionary Practices Project (IPP) is providing 24 professional development courses this year. The courses are free, provide clock hours, and available to all. Participants move through the course at their own pace and can start at any time.
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