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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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 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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  • SEA National Board Foundations

    Sep 17, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Foundations is for those candidates who did not attend a WEA - Jump Start. Jump Start or Foundations are necessary for an OSPI Conditional Loan. Foundations is a “condensed” Jump Start that will cover the basics of the National Board process, including the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching, the Certificate Area
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  • 2018-19 Seattle EA National Board Cohort- Foundations Course

    Sep 22, 2018 10:00am Clock Hours Seattle
    Required by all OSPI-approved programs and for those receiving OSPI conditional loan**. A close examination and application of two NBPTS foundational documents: The Five Core Propositions, and The Architecture of Accomplished Teaching
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  • SEA National Board Cohort Kick-Off

    Oct 2, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    If you are pursuing Components 2, 3 or 4, this is the first cohort meeting of the year. You need to attend one of the meetings
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  • Educator Certification 101

    Oct 4, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    This training is focused on sharing the latest certification policy changes, certificate renewal requirements and options including: new STEM & TPEP requirements, Professional Growth Plan (PGP) option, and National Board Certification. This event is open to Renton EA members only
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  • Certification Training at University High School Spokane

    Oct 4, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane Valley
    Do you have questions about the Washington State teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or support options? Come learn more at the WEA Teacher Certification Training
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  • 2018-19 Seattle EA National Board Cohort- Component 4 Course

    Oct 6, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Seattle
    This component requires teacher candidates to gather information from a variety of sources about a group of students; use assessments to effectively plan for and positively impact their students’ learning; and provide evidence of their collaboration with families, the community, and colleagues and of their contributions to learning communities to
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 10/6/18 Everett AM Session

    Oct 6, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Everett
    WEA's National Board Renewal Feedback & Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG) to renew their National Board Certificate. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am and finishes with lunch at
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  • 2018-19 Seattle EA National Board Cohort- Component 2 Course

    Oct 6, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Seattle
    The Five Core Propositions and the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching will be woven throughout the analysis and study of certification area standards and Component Two instructions. Meetings include time for Q&A, conferencing, drafting, peer review
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 10/6/18 Everett PM Session

    Oct 6, 2018 12:30pm Clock Hours Everett
    WEA's National Board Renewal Feedback & Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG) to renew their National Board Certificate. Check-in begins at 11:30, lunch is at noon, the training starts at 12:30 pm and
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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start 10/6/18 Everett

    Oct 6, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Everett
    WEA's National Board 1-day Renewal Jump Start training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming an NBCT, and demonstrates how to relate them to the renewal process. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am. Cost: Early registration (through 9/17/18) - $75. Regular registration (9/18/18 until
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 10/6/18 Everett Full-Day Session

    Oct 6, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Everett
    This Renewal Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG), and includes two structured feedback protocol processes with other candidates. Check-in begins at 8am, class starts at 9am and ends at 3:30pm. Lunch is included
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  • TPEP Certification at University High School Spokane WA

    Oct 11, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane Valley
    This 3-hour course is aimed at helping deepen your understanding of the new, certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process, with a focus on strategies to write and implement effective Student Growth Goals
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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start 10/13/18 Kennewick

    Oct 13, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Kennewick
    WEA's National Board 1-day Renewal Jump Start training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming an NBCT, and demonstrates how to relate them to the renewal process. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am. Cost: Early registration (through 9/17/18) - $75. Regular registration (9/18/18 until
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  • Professional Growth Plan Support

    Oct 18, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    This training provides key information on the PGP process, including feedback on drafts and facilitated sign-off of completed PGP. This is a two-part training, open to members of the Renton Education Association
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  • WEA Professional Growth (PGP) Training #1

    Oct 18, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane Valley
    This 3-hour training will help you 1) understand the basics of PGPs, 2) consider what you might want to feature in a PGP, and 3) begin drafting your PGP. At the end of this training, participants can choose to sign up for an additional 2-part training (4 hours) to
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  • TPEP Refresher- Tacoma EA

    Oct 23, 2018 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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Training OHEA 10/25/18

    Oct 25, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Oak Harbor
    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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  • TPEP Goals- Tacoma EA

    Oct 25, 2018 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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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start - 10/27/18 Vancouver

    Oct 27, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Camas
    WEA's National Board 1-day Renewal Jump Start training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming an NBCT, and demonstrates how to relate them to the renewal process. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am. Cost: Early registration (through 9/17/18) - $75. Regular registration (9/18/18 until
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  • UPRISE 2018

    Oct 27, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Des Moines
    UPRISE gives educators an opportunity to better understand the intersection of education and culture for Pacific Islander students, who make up one of the fastest growing demographic groups in our region. UPRISE aims to help educators build better relationships with Pacific Islander students and, in particular, their families by
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  • PGP and PGE The professional growth intersection

    Oct 30, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Kirkland
    What is a Professional Growth Plan (PGP)? Who needs to complete one? How can PGPs be used for certificate renewal and salary advancement? How can I use my PGE work to satisfy the requirements for a PGP? Participants will receive hands-on instruction and will actually complete most
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  • It s Never Too Early to Think About Retirement Planning Fourth Corner Nov 2-3 2018

    Nov 2, 2018 6:00pm Ferndale
    WEA Fourth Corner and WEA-Retired are pleased to present a pre-retirement seminar for members who are planning for retirement for refundable $25. Spouses/significant others for an additional $15. How prepared are you? What decisions will you have to make? What paperwork should you have in order, now and
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  • Gamification Getting game based learning into your classroom

    Nov 3, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Kirkland
    This workshop is designed to use research supported game based and gamification learning into class- rooms across the content areas. Game based learning and gamification leverages student interest in problem solving and uses project based learning. Participants will learn how to use game
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  • 2018-19 Seattle EA National Board Cohort- Component 1 Course

    Nov 3, 2018 12:30pm Clock Hours Seattle
    Discussion of certification area standards and analysis of prompt descriptors. Self-assessment of knowledge in content area. Learn about Constructed Response Items and Selected Response Items as well as assessment ethics, procedures, appointments, and general overview of C1
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  • 2018-19 Seattle EA National Board Cohort- Component 3 Course

    Nov 3, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Seattle
    The Five Core Propositions and the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching will be woven throughout the analysis and study of certification area standards and Components Three instructions. Meetings include time for Q&A, conferencing, drafting, peer review, plus video review and analysis
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  • It s Never Too Early to Think About Retirement Planning Fourth Corner Nov 3-4 2018

    Nov 3, 2018 6:00pm Ferndale
    WEA Fourth Corner and WEA-Retired are pleased to present a pre-retirement seminar for members who are planning for retirement for refundable $25. Spouses/significant others for an additional $15. How prepared are you? What decisions will you have to make? What paperwork should you have in order, now and
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  • Culturally Responsive Classrooms

    Nov 3, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Shelton
    This training helps educators (both ESP and Certificated) become more culturally responsive and improve their engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, social groups, and cultures through meaningful, caring school-based relationships. It will also help educators develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe
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  • Student Growth Goals

    Nov 6, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Session goals and objectives: • Gain knowledge about the law in relation to student growth goals • Review sample goals produced by practitioners across the state • Identify effective strategies to writing student growth goals • Develop skills to design and develop effective student growth goals • Introduce nested goals
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  • WEA-Southeast November 7th Certification 101 Workshop

    Nov 7, 2018 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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  • Certification 101

    Nov 8, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Kirkland
    Do you have questions about certification requirements, timelines, and continuing education requirements? Do you need to know the differences in certification types and how much time and energy it will take to renew? Participants will explore the certification requirements and policies and the impact on certification – including STEM
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  • TPEP Artifacts & Evidence- Tacoma EA

    Nov 8, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants learn about collecting evidence and artifacts in the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process. Session goals and objectives: - Demystify the magnitude of collecting and providing evidence - Introduce tips to harvest evidence to best represent your instruction - Develop skills to identify relevant, meaningful, doable evidence
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  • TPEP - How to Collect and Present Evidence and Artifacts - Nov. 8 2018 Chewelah

    Nov 8, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Chewelah
    This 3-hour course is aimed at helping you put your best foot forward in the new, certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process. Session goals and objectives: Demystify the magnitude of collecting and providing evidence Introduce tips to "harvest" evidence to best represent your
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  • Professional Growth Plan Training OHEA 11/14/18

    Nov 14, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Oak Harbor
    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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Training OHEA 11/14/18

    Nov 14, 2018 4:00pm Clock Hours Oak Harbor
    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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  • TPEP Formative Assessment- Tacoma EA

    Nov 15, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    During this training, participants will: - Learn why it’s so important to use formative assessments in the classroom - Gain understanding of the research behind the practice - Investigate how formative assessments impact the opportunity gap - Uncover multiple connections between formative assessments and student learning
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  • It s Never Too Early to Think About Retirement Planning Fourth Corner Nov 16-17 2018

    Nov 16, 2018 6:00pm Mount Vernon
    WEA Fourth Corner and WEA-Retired are pleased to present a pre-retirement seminar for members who are planning for retirement for refundable $25. Spouses/significant others for an additional $15. How prepared are you? What decisions will you have to make? What paperwork should you have in order, now and
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  • Culturally Responsive Classrooms

    Nov 17, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Port Angeles
    This training helps educators (both ESP and Certificated) become more culturally responsive and improve their engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, social groups, and cultures through meaningful, caring school-based relationships. It will also help educators develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe
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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start - 11/17/18 Federal Way

    Nov 17, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEA's National Board 1-day Renewal Jump Start training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming an NBCT, and demonstrates how to relate them to the renewal process. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am. Cost: Early registration (through 9/17/18) - $75. Regular registration (9/18/18 until
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 11/17/18 Federal Way AM Session

    Nov 17, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEA's National Board Renewal Feedback & Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG) to renew their National Board Certificate. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am and finishes with lunch at
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  • National Board Renewal Jump Start - 11/17/18 Yakima

    Nov 17, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Yakima
    WEA's National Board 1-day Renewal Jump Start training helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming an NBCT, and demonstrates how to relate them to the renewal process. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am. Cost: Early registration (through 9/17/18) - $75. Regular registration (9/18/18 until
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 11/17/18 Yakima AM Session

    Nov 17, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Yakima
    WEA's National Board Renewal Feedback & Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG) to renew their National Board Certificate. Check-in begins at 8 am, class starts at 9 am and finishes with lunch at
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 11/17/18 Federal Way Full-Day Session

    Nov 17, 2018 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This Renewal Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG), and includes two structured feedback protocol processes with other candidates. Check-in begins at 8am, class starts at 9am and ends at 3:30pm. Lunch is included
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 11/17/18 Federal Way PM Session

    Nov 17, 2018 12:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEA's National Board Renewal Feedback & Support training provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one of their Profiles of Professional Growth (PPG) to renew their National Board Certificate. Check-in begins at 11:30, lunch is at noon, the training starts at 12:30 pm and
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  • Certification 101 FPEA 11/19/18

    Nov 19, 2018 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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  • Classroom Strategies to Assist Trauma Impacted Students

    Nov 27, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Sumner
    Participants will develop an understanding about: -The impact of traumatic experiences on students and their classroom behaviors. -Strategies and approaches used to mitigate this impact and improve educational outcomes. -The importance of incorporating self-care techniques for students and educators. Registration Fee: Puget Sound UniServ
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  • Taking Charge of Your Future: A Pre-Retirement Seminar

    Nov 30, 2018 6:00pm Puyallup
    Class schedule Friday, Nov. 30, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. This seminar is designed for union members of Summit UniServ Council who are planning for retirement, particularly those within eight years of retirement. Some of the subjects discussed will be: Retirement
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  • Shifting Instructional Practices in Math to Ensure Equitable Outcomes for ALL Kids - Dec. 1 2018

    Dec 1, 2018 8:30am Clock Hours Kelso
    This event costs $10. After you register, you will be redirected to a payment page
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Workshop - Part 1

    Dec 4, 2018 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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  • De-Escalation and Behavior Modification

    Dec 6, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    The de-escalation training is designed to empower certificated staff, para-educators, and other school staff to address student agitation and escalating behavior and to calm and refocus the behavior back to student learning and time on task. The course teaches educators to understand that behavior is a form of communication and
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  • Taking Charge of Your Future A Pre-Retirement Seminar

    Dec 7, 2018 5:00pm Tukwila
    This seminar is designed for union members of Rainier UniServ Council who are planning for retirement, particularly those within 8 years of retirement. Some of the subjects discussed will be: Retirement Plans I, II, and III; VEBA; PERS, SERS, TRS; Financial Planning; Social Security/Medicare; Estate Planning; Health/Medical Insurance; and Transition
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  • 2018 WEA HCR Leadership Conference-Explicit Equity in Your Leadership

    Dec 7, 2018 5:00pm Clock Hours Des Moines
    Friday evening: WEA Headquarters, 32032 Weyerhaeuser Way S, Federal Way features a leaders panel and dinner. Saturday: Mt. Rainier HS, 22450 19th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198 includes breakfast, a 3-clock hour session with Dr. Dexter Gordon, caucus lunch conversations, and afternoon leadership sessions. Lodging: a
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  • Creating Your Retirement Income and Investment Strategy

    Dec 18, 2018 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for toward mid- to late-career educators. This session will cover ... How can I help ensure my savings will last my lifetime? Will my retirement savings cover my basic expenses? Will
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