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  • Micro-credential Workshop

    Feb 26, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    In this course, participants will choose to either 1) follow along with a trainer as they start work on a Micro-Credential, learning to identify what is required and select how they will integrate this professional development work into their job role, or 2) get feedback, share ideas with other participants
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Collaboration PSUC

    Feb 27, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Using Restorative Justice Practices in Education

    Feb 27, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Though this course, participants gain an understanding of restorative justice practices that can improve educational outcomes for students. Restorative justice, which is based on respect, responsibility, relationship-building and relationship-repairing, focuses on mediation and agreement rather than punishment. Using restorative justice practices, educators can help keep students in school and create
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  • Micro-credential Orientation

    Mar 4, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    After completing this course, participants will be ready to start work on an NEA Micro-Credential, and will understand the WEA support structure required in order to earn WA State Clock Hours for the learning experience. Participants will attend this course ONCE to learn about how to access and choose an
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  • Micro-credential Workshop

    Mar 5, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    In this course, participants will choose to either 1) follow along with a trainer as they start work on a Micro-Credential, learning to identify what is required and select how they will integrate this professional development work into their job role, or 2) get feedback, share ideas with other participants
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Mar 6, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • WEA - CRCM 5a and 5b Systems of Equity in Preventative Strategies/Interventions (5hr) 3/7/2024 and 3/14/2024

    Mar 7, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    With a focus on the new Washington State Discipline laws, the session will develop an understanding of Tier 2 strategies to reduce our reliance on exclusionary practices to manage student behavior. The session will focus on • Identify school and classroom choices and actions that lead to the same
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  • Micro-credential Workshop

    Mar 11, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    In this course, participants will choose to either 1) follow along with a trainer as they start work on a Micro-Credential, learning to identify what is required and select how they will integrate this professional development work into their job role, or 2) get feedback, share ideas with other participants
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  • NEA Life Stage Investing 3/14/2024

    Mar 14, 2024 4:30pm Online Register
    Learning how to invest vs save money will have a significant impact on your financial future. Join us to explore the concept of long-term investing while addressing retirement income sources, gaps, and the potential impact of healthcare in retirement. We realize that for many of you, retirement seems
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  • CRCM Module 5 Systems of Equity

    Mar 14, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup Register
    With a focus on the new Washington State Discipline laws, the session will develop an understanding of Tier 2 strategies to reduce our reliance on exclusionary practices to manage student behavior
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  • WEA - New Discipline Rules - Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice (2hr) 3/14/2024

    Mar 14, 2024 5:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants explore and understand the new student discipline rules adopted by OSPI in July 2018. Participants review the rationale for the new rules and the requirements the rules place on classroom-level educators. They also problem-solve and review resources to support best practice implementation in the classroom in order to
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  • WEA - Educator Well-Being (2hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    This course helps educators understand compassion fatigue and working to support students in a challenging time. This course will help educators recognize symptoms commonly associated with compassion fatigue and its impacts. This course will help educators to promote the calm, relaxed, but enlivened classroom environment that children need to learn
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Keeping the Wheels on the Road-Transportation and Student Success (7hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    To close the opportunity gaps and help all students succeed, schools need to expand classroom cultural practices, policies, and strategies to transportation employees. Transportation employees are critical to the student success. Course Objectives: Qualities needed for success based on the NEA Professional Development Standards for ESPs Identify
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    In this training, participants use the True Colors system to focus on embracing diversity in the classroom and in the larger school community to improve learning opportunities for all students and enhance communication between student, teacher, sta? and parents. The True Colors system identifies intrinsic values, motivations, self-esteem, sources of
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  • WEA - Special Education Law for Paraeducators (6hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    In this course, participants will review the definition of the paraprofessional and the minimal qualifications needed to perform this job. They will navigate through the beginning of special education law and many components that are utilized by paraeducators to effectively support students and staff in instruction and data collection. Finally
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  • PSUC Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

    Mar 26, 2024 4:15pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Creating classrooms that are culturally responsive is essential for ensuring that all students are successful. Participants will read the book, Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond, and develop plans for implementing culturally responsive teaching strategies. We will meet five times in a Zoom format; each session will
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Social Justice PSUC

    Apr 9, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • Micro-credential Orientation

    Apr 15, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    After completing this course, participants will be ready to start work on an NEA Micro-Credential, and will understand the WEA support structure required in order to earn WA State Clock Hours for the learning experience. Participants will attend this course ONCE to learn about how to access and choose an
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  • WEA - Using Restorative Justice in your Classroom April 15 25 and 29/2024 (6 clock hrs - 2 hours each session)

    Apr 15, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This course is to create a space where educators can learn to understand the positive impact that restorative justice can play in building relationships and developing community with students daily. Educators will learn how restorative justice implementation can repair harms and restore relationships that could be jeopardized between students, peers
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Apr 16, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
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  • Teacher Certification 101

    Apr 17, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Learn about the latest teacher certificate renewal requirements! Teacher and CTE teachers will become familiar with recent policy changes affecting teacher certification. Find out more about the new equity-based school practices certificate renewal requirement, STEM requirement, and the next steps you need to take to renew your certificate. Learn how
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  • Spokane EA Cohorts Component 1 Workshop

    Apr 18, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane Register
    This is for registered participants of Spokane EA's Cohort Support Program
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 4/20/2024

    Apr 20, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. Objectives: Describe ways to identify and respond to racism, discrimination and stereotypes in the classroom List strategies for supporting cultural responsiveness and anti-biased instruction
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 4/20/2024

    Apr 20, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. Objectives: Identify basic instructional support methods to assist classroom teachers (small group work, one–to-one, computer aided learning programs) Introduce diverse learning styles and
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hrs) 4/20/2024

    Apr 20, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment
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  • Micro-credential Workshop

    Apr 22, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    In this course, participants will choose to either 1) follow along with a trainer as they start work on a Micro-Credential, learning to identify what is required and select how they will integrate this professional development work into their job role, or 2) get feedback, share ideas with other participants
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  • North Central Educator Well Being

    Apr 23, 2024 4:30pm Online Register
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  • NEA Taking Care of Aging Parents 4/23/2024

    Apr 23, 2024 4:30pm Online Register
    This seminar explores several aspects of caring for aging parents and identifies issues that can impact their well-being as well as your own. One of the hardest topics almost all of us will face at some time in our lives. Like many of our financial workshops, the sooner
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hrs) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an awareness of the legalities, polices, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed to help foster a learning environment that is unbiased, safe and promotes the academic success of all students. Objectives: • Identify the basic
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    In this training, participants use the True Colors system to focus on embracing diversity in the classroom and in the larger school community to improve learning opportunities for all students and enhance communication between student, teacher, sta? and parents. The True Colors system identifies intrinsic values, motivations, self-esteem, sources of
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  • WEA - Here a Trigger There a Trigger Everywhere a Student Trigger (2hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    As schools begin to put in place trauma informed practices, one of the most important preventative measures is to identify student triggers. Once we can identify triggers, we can create prevention strategies to reduce student triggers and the resulting negative behavior that often is associated. Student triggers can be
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  • WEA - What ESPs can do for Students Exp. Homelessness (2hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Today we have 1.5 million homeless children and youth attending public schools. That is a 34% increase in the last ten years. ESPs can be a powerful source in helping these students feel safe, important, and stable. In this class we will be using research from the National Association
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  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will learn how to change interactions with students positively through courageous conversations so that students feel included, valued and respected. Objectives Understand the guiding principles for developing a Tier 2 culturally responsive behavior approach Increase awareness of opportunities we have as educators to ensure our interactions
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  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an understanding of essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment. This course is designed to help enhance collaboration and communication between paraeducators and other applicable stakeholders that will enhance student success and achievement. Part A-Communication Basics
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  • WEA Building Winning Teams for Paras - Effective Communication Collaboration and Instruction (4hrs) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will learn about their personality types and how those characteristics impact their roles as team members. The characteristics of highly effective teams will be examined, and attendees will participate in a variety of activities to build strong, cohesive teams. Participants will also apply what they learn about themselves
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hrs) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hrs) 5/11/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an awareness of the legalities, polices, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed to help foster a learning environment that is unbiased, safe and promotes the academic success of all students. Objectives: • Identify the basic
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  • WEA - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 1- Data Does Matter The Power of Observation (2hrs) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Course Objective: Participants will learn why and how to use observational data to build student relationships, and improve behavioral and academic success. Participants will learn educational observational data is: most commonly used method for behavioral science, a scientific tool to collect data –a systematically planned and subject
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. Objectives: Identify basic instructional support methods to assist classroom teachers (small group work, one–to-one, computer aided learning programs) Introduce diverse learning styles and
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. Objectives: Describe ways to identify and respond to racism, discrimination and stereotypes in the classroom List strategies for supporting cultural responsiveness and anti-biased instruction
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  • ESA Certification 101

    May 8, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Learn about the latest Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate renewal requirements! School behavior analysts, counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, speech language pathologists and audiologists will become familiar with recent policy changes affecting ESA certification. Find out more about the suicide prevention certificate
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  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an understanding of essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment. This course is designed to help enhance collaboration and communication between paraeducators and other applicable stakeholders that will enhance student success and achievement. Part A-Communication Basics
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  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will learn how to change interactions with students positively through courageous conversations so that students feel included, valued and respected. Objectives Understand the guiding principles for developing a Tier 2 culturally responsive behavior approach Increase awareness of opportunities we have as educators to ensure our interactions
    Read More
  • WEA - What ESPs can do for Students Exp. Homelessness (2hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Today we have 1.5 million homeless children and youth attending public schools. That is a 34% increase in the last ten years. ESPs can be a powerful source in helping these students feel safe, important, and stable. In this class we will be using research from the National Association
    Read More
  • BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    In this training, participants use the True Colors system to focus on embracing diversity in the classroom and in the larger school community to improve learning opportunities for all students and enhance communication between student, teacher, sta? and parents. The True Colors system identifies intrinsic values, motivations, self-esteem, sources of
    Read More
  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Harmony PSUC

    May 14, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Course will include powerful social-emotional learning strategies and tools that teachers and students can implement together in the classroom and/or on their own. These strategies empower teachers to show up as their best selves, and help students focus their minds, connect their bodies, regulate their emotions, express their creativity, form
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  • NEA Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness 5/22/2024

    May 22, 2024 4:30pm Online Register
    Many of you are likely eligible for forgiveness of your federal student loans through one or more of the federal programs currently available. There have been many updates and changes made to these programs and the information you need to know is often times hard to find. NEA
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  • Teacher Certification 101

    May 29, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Learn about the latest teacher certificate renewal requirements! Teacher and CTE teachers will become familiar with recent policy changes affecting teacher certification. Find out more about the new equity-based school practices certificate renewal requirement, STEM requirement, and the next steps you need to take to renew your certificate. Learn how
    Read More
  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    May 30, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Learn about the changes from the original TPEP student growth goal model to the new, revised version. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Connect with the critical attributes involved with the new goal-setting process, and learn more about the
    Read More
  • WEA - CRCM - Classroom Meeting Strategies (2.5hr) 5/30/2024

    May 30, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This training helps educators learn how to conduct social problem-solving meetings as a strategy for creating safe, equitable, and inclusive classrooms. Participants will engage in discussions to better understand how classroom meetings build relationships, increase students' sense of belonging, and support students in developing social-emotional skills. Participants will learn how
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  • WEA - Behavior Interventions Differentiated for Students Parts A and B 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment
    Read More
  • WEA - Educator Well-Being (2hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    This course helps educators understand compassion fatigue and working to support students in a challenging time. This course will help educators recognize symptoms commonly associated with compassion fatigue and its impacts. This course will help educators to promote the calm, relaxed, but enlivened classroom environment that children need to learn
    Read More
  • WEA - Assets and Resilience of Immigrant Students (3hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Course objectives: 1. What is an immigrant? 2. Why do people migrate to the US and what are the different kinds of immigrations? 3. What are the emotional and mental effects of immigration on families and specifically on kids? 4. How can the education system support
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  • WEA - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families (4hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of students and families. This course is designed to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, unbiased and equitable space wherever they are in schools. Objectives:
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  • WEA - FCS01/06 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity/Equity (7hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. There will also be a focus on the legalities, polices, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed for
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  • WEA - FCS02/11/12 - Educ and Instr Support/Communication Basics/Challenges (7hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. This training will also focus on essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment in order to increase
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