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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 - 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Implicit Bias Training- Tacoma EA

    Dec 5, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    This research-based course for educators explores issues of implicit bias based upon race, ethnicity and LGBTQ status through an analysis of “microaggressions” and “micro-insults.” This training will be held at the Tacoma EA office on Wed, Dec 5 from 4:30-7:30. Training is for WEA members only
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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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  • WEA Professional Growth Planning (PGP)Training

    Dec 12, 2018 4:30pm Clock Hours Renton
    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 get
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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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  • Student Loan Forgiveness

    Jan 10, 2019 5:00pm Poulsbo
    This workshop will cover the Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs under which many WEA Olympic members may be eligible. The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, the Perkins Loan Forgiveness Program and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program will be covered. If you are a WEA member and you have an outstanding student
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  • IEP Team Monitoring

    Jan 15, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This course is designed to help a relations between parents and a child's IEP team. We will also discuss what to do when things are not going well for your child as well as touch on the topic of how behavior issues are handled in this state. This session
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  • WEA Professional Growth Planning PGP Training Parts 2 and 3

    Jan 17, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    Renton EA members - Did you attend our PGP Part 1 training? If so, you are eligible to attend this follow-up series to help you revise and finalize your PGP! (Part 2 is Jan 17, Part 3 is April 18, both are 4:30-6:30 p.m.) This 2-part, 4-hour
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  • PGPs - Connections to Instructional Practice

    Jan 17, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This is an optional, two part, follow up for those educators who attended PGP Part 1 and want to participate in a structured feedback/support process. It is comprised of two training sessions of two hours each. The first two hour session is focused on peer feedback on the draft PGP
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  • Team Pre-Crisis De-Escalation

    Jan 19, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This training actively works with teams to understand how to utilize de-escalation techniques while working together to maintain student dignity during the crisis. Participants will actively work to better understand their own non-verbal and para-verbal behavior and how it relates to the escalation cycle
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Workshop Part 1 - January 28th 2019

    Jan 28, 2019 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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Summit Jan 29th

    Jan 29, 2019 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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  • ESA Certification 101 Summit Jan 29th

    Jan 29, 2019 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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  • TPEP 101 Eastern 1/30/19

    Jan 30, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Davenport
    This course is appropriate for beginners or as a refresher course for those that want to learn the changes to the process per the new WACs. This session will review the 4 tiered evaluation process, combining evidence and artifacts collection with strategies for writing and implementing effective student growth goals
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  • Para and Teacher Partnership

    Jan 31, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    Designed and developed by Tanya Rontos, Special Education Coordinator at Steilacoom Historical School District. This class offers participants tools and resources to better support students. Objectives: Guiding Principles for paraeducators Characteristics of new paraeducator and teacher teams Planning and
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  • Students with Autism in Your Classroom

    Feb 2, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This course offers an in-depth look at autism characteristics in areas such as social reciprocity, shared attention, and perspective taking. Course attendees will learn how these deficits translate into academic, social, motor, communication and adaptive difficulties in schools and communities. This course provides an overview of the various behavioral, developmental
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  • Teacher Certification 101 (SeattleEA South)/2/12/19

    Feb 12, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Seattle
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or support options? At the WEA Teacher Certification 101 Training you will: * Learn about recent policy changes affecting teacher certification, including timelines * Explore the National Board
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  • PGP Part 1- Connections to Instructional Practice

    Feb 13, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    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 (SeattleEA North)2/14/19

    Feb 14, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Seattle
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or support options? At the WEA Teacher Certification 101 Training you will: * Learn about recent policy changes affecting teacher certification, including timelines * Explore the National Board Certification process and support
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  • Special Education Safety

    Feb 19, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Participants will: • Review discipline changes in General Education. • Review discipline procedures in Special Education. • Review new restraint and isolation regulations. • Discuss appropriate placement and services. • Review court cases involving staff injuries. • Discuss steps to take when injury occurs
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  • 'Retire On Purpose' Beyond Financial Planning: Creating The Life You Want

    Feb 19, 2019 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for toward late career educators. This session will cover ... Retirement is way more than not going to work every day
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management PSUC February 20 2019

    Feb 20, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This training helps educators develop culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants learn strategies to appreciate and appropriately integrate their students' culture and family backgrounds into the classroom culture
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  • Teacher Certification 101 Workshop Clarkston-Asotin Feb 20 19

    Feb 20, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Clarkston
    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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Puget Sound UniServ Council February 5 2019

    Feb 21, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Sumner
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, new timelines, or support options available to you? Come learn more at the WEA Teacher Certification Training. Training is available to PSUC/WEA members only
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  • Educator Certification 101 Workshop 2/21/19

    Feb 21, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Sedro-Woolley
    The 2017 legislative session introduced many changes to educator certification requirements. Do you have questions about the latest requirements, timelines and continuing education processes? Get your questions answered at the WEA’s Educator Certification 101 workshop. Educator Licensure, National Board Certification and Certification Tools and Resources. This event
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  • Writing Student Growth Goals

    Feb 21, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Chewelah
    This in depth training covers the 4-tiered process, with a focus on strategies to write and implement effective Student Growth Goals. Course will include writing and editing of sample goals with trainer and peer review and support
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  • Special Education Data Collection Strategies for Progress Monitoring- North Central

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Moses Lake
    This training is for Certificated staff. Data Collection Strategies for Progress Monitoring - Improve data collection methods in the general education and special education setting. Includes demonstrations and practice periods for involving the attendees in differing data collection strategies. Translating data into usable information for progress monitoring (Addressing
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 2/23/19 Kennewick

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Kennewick
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • National Board Home Stretch (3-hour) - 2/23/19 Camas

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Camas
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a 3-hour
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  • National Board Home Stretch (3-hour) - 2/23/19 Kennewick

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Kennewick
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a 3-hour
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 2/23/19 Camas

    Feb 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Camas
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • Summit Implicit Bias Training

    Feb 26, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    This research-based course for educators explores issues of implicit bias based upon race, ethnicity and LGBTQ status through an analysis of "microaggressions" and "micro-insults." Implicit bias theory is fundamental to improving student achievement to close the opportunity gap and dismantle the school to prison pipeline. Course Objectives: 
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  • New Educator Night - Eastern February 26 Spokane Council Office

    Feb 26, 2019 4:00pm Spokane
    Do you have questions about Washington State teacher renewal certification requirements? How about effective classroom management and student loan forgiveness? This training is designed for educators in their first and second years of teaching and will cover the above topics as well as retirement/financial planning with VALIC Financial Advisors and
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  • New Educator Night (Spokane EA)

    Feb 26, 2019 4:00pm Spokane
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher renewal certification requirements? How about effective classroom management and student loan forgiveness? Please join us for our first New Educator Night! This series is designed for educators who are in their first or second year of teaching
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Session 2-3 - OPTION 2 - Feb 13 and Apr 17 2019

    Feb 27, 2019 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. This 2-part, 4-hour (total) training will help you 1) get focused feedback on your draft PGP, 2) consider changes to your plan, 3) complete your plan, and 4) share evidence of
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Sessions 2-3 - OPTION 1 - Feb 13 and Apr 9 2019

    Feb 27, 2019 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. This 2-part, 4-hour (total) training will help you 1) get focused feedback on your draft PGP, 2) consider changes to your plan, 3) complete your plan, and 4) share evidence
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  • ESA Certification 101 SEA/WEAEW 2/27/19

    Feb 27, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    A joint training for members of Spokane EA and WEA-Eastern UniServ Council: Education Staff Associates (ESA) include school counselors, psychologists, social workers, SLPs, OT/PT’s and nurses. ESAs have complex and different certification and continuing education requirements, with many changes in recent years. This course is
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  • WEA Olympic- Improving Student Success Through Classroom Management that Works!

    Feb 28, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Whether you are a newer educator, or a seasoned veteran, we can all benefit from understanding and refreshing on strategies and techniques essential to classroom management. We'll focus on how to create a positive learning environment based on knowing and understanding our students and clearly communicating our expectations
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management - Module 2

    Feb 28, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    The seminar includes strategies for closing the achievement gap for improving the learning experiences of diverse students, especially those who are struggling to achieve at high levels. If you have taken Module 1, please join us for this class! Culture: Look at cultural differences by learning about the cultures
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  • PGP 1 - Eastern February 28 Cheney

    Feb 28, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Cheney
    This 3-hour training will help you understand the basics of PGPs, what content you may want to use in your PGP, and will get you started on a draft PGP. At the end of this training, participants can choose to sign up for an additional 2 part training (4 hours)
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  • Summit Next Generation Science Standards

    Mar 1, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    Join us for a two-day workshop designed to introduce the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as well as dive deeply into the Science and Engineering Practices and Crosscutting Concepts. Class will be held Friday, March 1, from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, March 2, from 8 a.m
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  • ESP Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities PSUC March 4 2019

    Mar 4, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This training will help ESP's become more culturally responsive and improve engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, social groups and cultures through meaningful, caring adult relationships. Cost: $10.00 for Puget Sound UniServ Council members $15.00 for all other WEA members
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  • PGP Workshop Session 1 - Clarkston-Asotin March 4 2019

    Mar 4, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Clarkston
    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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  • TPEP 101 Eastern 3/6/19

    Mar 6, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Davenport
    This course is appropriate for beginners, or as a refresher course for those that want to learn the changes to the process per the new WACs. This session will review the 4 tiered evaluation process, combining evidence & artifacts collection with strategies for writing and implementing effective student growth goals
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  • WEA Fourth Corner Retirement Seminar 2019

    Mar 7, 2019 5:00pm Burlington
    This 2nd annual retirement seminar is meant for WEA members retiring before December 2019 only. If you are a retiring WEA Plan 1,2 or 3 member you are eligible to attend this workshop. There will be two parts offered and members will be expected to attend both sessions: Thur, Feb
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions PSUC March 12 2019

    Mar 12, 2019 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
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  • TPEP Formative Assessment

    Mar 14, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Chewelah
    This three-hour course is designed to help you learn the reasoning behind formative assessments in the classroom, understand the research behind the practice, and how they impact the opportunity gap. This course will go over the difference between formative and summative assessments and provide an opportunity to create and edit
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  • National Board Component 1 Workshop (SEA 3 hrs)

    Mar 14, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    One-day workshop to prepare for the Assessment Center. Participants must be registered for Component 1 with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for the current school year. The workshop will focus on what to expect at the assessment center, a chance to connect with like Certificate area candidates, a
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  • Behavior Interventions in Your School

    Mar 16, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    This interactive six hour professional learning course provides participants with a broad understanding of the function behind student behavior. Attendees will have the opportunity to write appropriate individual behavior IEP goals as well as learn the steps for conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and designing a Behavior Intervention
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  • South Sound Saturday School

    Mar 16, 2019 7:30am Steilacoom
    Saturday School will be held March 16 and we've got an awesome slate of professional development opportunities for WEA members. It'll be a chance for you to connect with colleagues and your Association around some great new topics, as well as some of the old favorites. Many classes provide TPEP
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  • A Smart Start for Your Financial Future: Simple Strategies for your Financial Future

    Mar 19, 2019 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for toward early to mid-career educators. This session is for your future and the importance of an early start. Specifically, topics include ... Why You Need to Save The Cost of Waiting
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  • Common Challenges in Special Education

    Mar 19, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    While the work of meeting the needs of children with special needs is complex, there are some areas of challenge that are encountered regularly. This session will explore some of these areas including: • FAPE (Free and Appropriate Public Education) • Placement • Behavior • Transition
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 3/23/19 Spokane

    Mar 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • National Board Home Stretch (6-hour) - 3/23/19 Spokane

    Mar 23, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a
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  • Habits of Mind

    Mar 25, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This course will introduce educators to the 16 Essential Characteristics for Success. Educators will walk away with strategies and tools for integrating habits of mind in their daily classroom routine. Participants are asked to bring two (2) upcoming lessons to work on embedding the habits into your own current practice
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  • National Board Renewal Feedback and Support - 4/20/19 Federal Way

    Apr 20, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEAs National Board Renewal Feedback & Support provides NBCTs an opportunity to share and get feedback on one or two drafts of their Professional Growth Experience (PGE) requirements to renew their NB Certificate. NBCTs will participate in a structured feedback protocol process with other candidates to examine PGE evidence, alignment
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  • National Board Home Stretch (6-hour) - 4/20/19 Federal Way

    Apr 20, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    WEA's National Board Home Stretch is focused on supporting National Board candidates as they are making final revisions to components just before submission. Participants Eligible to Attend: 2018-19 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in spring, 2019. This National Board Home Stretch is a
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Behavior Interventions PSUC May 6 2019

    May 6, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This training helps educators integrate culturally responsive behavior intervention practices into their classroom. Participants build on concepts from earlier courses in the Culturally Responsive Strategies series to learn to implement behavior intervention strategies that respect all students
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  • Understanding Plan 3 Benefits: SERS, TRS, PERS

    May 21, 2019 4:30pm Tacoma
    This pre-retirement seminar is geared for all educators. This session will cover ...  How to Maximize your Contributions How do Pension, Social Security and Investments Work Together Learn About the 2-Sides of your Pension
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