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  • Communication Strategies for Challenging Conversations

    Feb 13, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    Do you often face challenging situations communicating with parents, students, administrators or colleagues? This course will examine strategies to help you communicate clearly and effectively even under the most difficult circumstances. Please note: this event requires a $20 "good faith" check to hold space - the check will
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  • Educator Certification 101 Workshop

    Feb 13, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Teacher Licensure • Washington state requirements for teacher certification • Overview of changes to second-tier licensure/Professional Certification • Latest certificate renewal requirements including new STEM and TPEP training requirements and Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) • Adding endorsements • National Board information and timelines
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions - PSUC February 2018

    Feb 13, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 classroom interactions that appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds. There is a special fee for our UniServ
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  • Pilchuck Teaching Equity Mariner HS 3/3/18

    Mar 3, 2018 7:45am Clock Hours Everett
    This event will be held at Mariner HS in Everett. Our Keynote Speaker Dr. Wayne Au, is a Professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell and is an editor with the social justice teaching magazine, Rethinking School. His research focuses on multicultural, anti-racist
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  • Partners in Prevention 2018

    Mar 3, 2018 9:00am Edmonds
    As school employees, you know the critical importance of being aware of and alert to your surroundings for the safety of your students, parents and fellow colleagues. Register for this event to learn from the experts about suicide prevention, indoor air quality, emergency management training and other topics. Learn and
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management

    Mar 8, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This training helps educators develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants will learn strategies to appreciate and appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds into the classroom culture
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  • National Board Component 1 Training

    Apr 16, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Workshop to prepare for the Assessment Center. Will focus on what to expect at the assessment center, a chance to connect with like Certificate area candidates, a deep dive into the prompts associated with the Constructed Response Items (CRIs) and an overview of the breakdown of content for the Selected
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  • Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom 2.0 Sections 3 and 4

    Apr 18, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Kirkland
    This training is a collaboration between LWEA, WEA, and the UW College of Education Faculty • Exploring practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, and equitable classroom with emphasis on positive social behavior development. • Facilitating classroom interactions that appropriately integrate your students’ culture and
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  • Habits of the Mind

    Apr 23, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Bonney Lake
    Learn about the 16 Essential Characteristics for Success and walk away with strategies and tools for integrating habits of mind in your daily classroom routine to enhance student learning. Please bring two upcoming lessons to work on embedding the habits into your own current practice. Puget Sound
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  • Educator Certification 101

    Apr 26, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    The 2017 legislative session introduced many changes to educator certification requirements. Did you know Professional Certification is now optional? Do you have questions about the latest requirements, timelines and continuing education processes? This session covers certificate renewal processes, including the new STEM and TPEP renewal requirement. You’ll also
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  • National Board Information Session

    Apr 26, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • 2018 Teaching Equity Conference-Standing Up For Justice! Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms Where All Thrive

    Apr 28, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Des Moines
    This conference is a collaboration between WEA, Highline College and Green River College dedicated to closing the achievement and opportunity gaps for all students to support them in increasing their academic achievement and social emotional success in school. Participants will increase their culturally responsive skills, classroom leadership and productive engagement
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  • Creating a Professional Growth Plan (PGP) for Certification Renewal

    Apr 30, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    PGPs provide Washington educators the chance to use job-embedded work they are already doing for certificate renewal and salary advancement. Educators can now choose to complete PGPs for certificate renewal – instead of attending clock hour events. A completed PGP earns 25 clock hours that can be used
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  • National Board Information Session

    Apr 30, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Common Challenges in Special Education

    May 2, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    The work of meeting the needs of children with special needs is complex. In this course, designed for new practitioners and the community, participants explore some of the areas of challenge that are encountered regularly. Cost: Free
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  • National Board Information Session

    May 2, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities Tacoma EA 5/3/18

    May 3, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    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. In this training, participants will learn to: • Demonstrate cultural competency • Use the cultural competency framework of awareness, understanding
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  • National Board Information Session

    May 3, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • Physical and Emotional Safety in Schools Threat Assessment/Management and Crisis Response/Recovery

    May 3, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    This training will provide an introduction to threat assessment and management, along with an overview of resources available to help prepare for, and mitigate, school emergencies with a focus on supporting students and staff. This event is free to WEA members (check not required for this event)
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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start

    May 5, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Kirkland
    WEA's National Board Renewal Jump Start is a 1-day training that provides key information to NBCTs who are engaged in the National Board Certification renewal process. This training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming a NBCT and how to relate this to the renewal process. This training
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  • National Board Information Session

    May 9, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union. Cost: Free
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  • TPEP Evidence Artifacts & Student Growth Goals

    May 9, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants deepen their understanding of the certificated TPEP evaluation law and process, covering evidence and artifacts and student growth goals. The training helps demystify the magnitude of collecting and providing evidence and introduce tips to harvest evidence. Participants will develop skills to identify relevant, meaningful, doable evidence tied to
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  • Retirement Income & Investment

    May 15, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants learn about financial planning in preparation for and during retirement
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  • Educator Certification 101 - May 17 Tacoma

    May 17, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    The 2017 legislative session introduced many changes to educator certification requirements. Did you know Professional Certification is now optional? Do you have questions about the latest requirements, timelines and continuing education processes? This session covers certificate renewal processes, including the new STEM and TPEP renewal requirement. You’ll also learn about
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  • May 19 National Board Renewal Jump Start

    May 19, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Kirkland
    WEA's National Board Renewal Jump Start is a 1-day training that provides key information to NBCTs who are engaged in the National Board Certification renewal process. This training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming a NBCT and how to relate this to the renewal process. This training
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  • The Power In our Hands Integrating Labor History into our Curriculum

    May 19, 2018 12:30pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Looking for new ways to integrate labor history into your curriculum? This course will guide secondary teachers through model lessons from Zinn Education Project’s labor history archive and facilitate an inventory and analysis of teachers’ own curriculum. Participants will walk away with resources and knowledge to use to enhance
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  • Educator Certification 101 - May 29 Tacoma

    May 29, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    The 2017 legislative session introduced many changes to educator certification requirements. Did you know Professional Certification is now optional? Do you have questions about the latest requirements, timelines and continuing education processes? This session covers certificate renewal processes, including the new STEM and TPEP renewal requirement. You’ll also learn about
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  • Classroom Strategies to Assist Trauma-Impacted Students

    Jun 6, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Auburn
    This course will increase participant’s awareness of the impact trauma experiences have on students and their classroom behaviors. It will also provide staff with strategies and approaches used to mitigate this impact and improve educational outcomes. Staff will explore the importance of incorporating self-care techniques for students and educators
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start Medford OR - 7/30-8/2

    Jul 30, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Medford
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • 2018 West Side National Board Jump Start Snohomish July 30-August 2

    Jul 30, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Snohomish
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • 2018 Renewal Jump Start-Snohomish 7/31/18

    Jul 31, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Snohomish
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Renewal Jump Start-Snohomish 8/1/18

    Aug 1, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Snohomish
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start Portland Oregon - 8/6-8/9

    Aug 6, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Portland
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start RENEWAL Portland Oregon - 8/9

    Aug 9, 2018 8:00am Clock Hours Portland
    The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements and plan out your year. Renewal is a personal
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  • 2018 Oregon National Board Jump Start Bend OR - 8/13-8/16

    Aug 13, 2018 7:30am Clock Hours Bend
    The WEA Jump Start is a four-day comprehensive seminar designed to provide National Board candidates with important information about the certification process, time to examine component requirements, the opportunity to plan how to meet requirements, and time to collaborate, gather resources and information needed to pursue National Board Certification
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  • Developing IEP Non Transition (K-7) - 8/16/2018 Richland

    Aug 16, 2018 8:30am Clock Hours Richland
    IEP Non Transition training will be held at the Columbia Basin Health Sciences Building, 891 Northgate Dr., Richland, WA. Class will run from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm with an hour lunch on your own
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  • Culturally Responsive Strategies I (CRIS I)

    Aug 23, 2018 10:30am Clock Hours University Place
    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. Objectives: - Demonstrate cultural competency - “The will and skill to create authentic and effective relationships across difference”-
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