Online Certification Trainings will be conducted through zoom. You will receive a follow-up email a few days prior to the event with zoom link information.
Teacher Certification 101 (2 Clock Hours)
Focuses on latest teacher certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics, OSPI eCert platform.
Audience: Teachers and CTE Teachers
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Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2 Clock Hours)
Focuses on latest ESA certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, OSPI eCert platform, PGP basics and ESA professional growth needs.
Audience: Educational Staff Associates: School Behavior Analysts, School Counselor, School Nurse, School Occupational Therapist, School Orientation and Mobility Specialist, School Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, School Social Worker, School Speech Language Pathologist/Audiologist
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National Board Information Session Series
Audience: Certificated Educators
National Board Certification- Overview: Session 1 (2 Clock Hours)
This introductory session on National Board Certification provides an overview of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), basics of the certification process, and why educators consider board certification.
National Board Certification- Standards & Process: Session 2 (2 Clock Hours)
This second session on National Board Certification focuses on a deeper exploration of the NBPTS certificate area standards and the four required components. The session also shares basics about candidate support options.
National Board Certification- Support & Next Steps: Session 3 (2 Clock Hours)
This third session in the WEA National Board Certification information series helps educators decide possible next steps and timelines with the certification process. Educators explore various support options available, and finalize a personal check-list to guide their National Board journey.
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Professional Growth Plan 1 (3 Clock Hours)
Audience: All Certificated Educators
Certificated educators can complete one PGP per year for 25 clock hours for certificate renewal and salary movement. Session covers PGP basics, alignment with TPEP, meeting STEM requirement using
PGPs and time to draft your PGP.
**Check back for our Fall 2023 PGP 1 Training dates!
Professional Growth Plan 2 (2 Clock Hours)
Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1
In this session, participants participate in small-group sessions focused on individualized feedback on PGP drafts. Participants have the opportunity to ask clarifying questions around PGPs and then have work time to make edits.
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Professional Growth Plan 3 (2 Clock Hours)
Audience: All certificated educators who have completed PGP #2
In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours; they also review the steps for using PGPs for salary advancement.
**Check back for our Fall 2023 PGP 3 Training dates!