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  • Cross Cultural Competence Courageous Conversations

    Nov 28, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup Register
    Cross-cultural competence is a set of beliefs and behaviors in which one acknowledges and accepts one’s cultural identity as well as the cultural identity of those at work and in the community. It is an ongoing process of valuing differences through beliefs, actions and their outcomes. Starting with a "no
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2

    Nov 29, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    In this session, participants participate in small-group sessions focused on individualized feedback on PGP drafts. Participants have the opportunity to ask clarifying questions around PGPs and then have work time to make edits. Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1
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  • Getting Started on Your Financial Journey 11/30/2022

    Nov 30, 2022 4:30pm Online Register
    Getting Started on Your Financial Journey, RIGHT! Many folks are just getting started on their financial journey, or at least just now getting started on the right path. This session will cover the basics like why it’s important to start early, basic investment strategies, understanding the terminology and
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  • National Board Certification- Standards and Process Session 2

    Nov 30, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    This second session on National Board Certification focuses on a deeper exploration of the NBPTS certificate area standards and the four required components. The session also shares basics about candidate support options
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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3

    Dec 5, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    This third session in the WEA National Board Certification information series helps educators decide possible next steps and timelines with the certification process. Educators explore various support options available, and finalize a personal check-list to guide their National Board journey
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  • Mount Vernon BEST Developing Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Dec 5, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    For Mount Vernon BEST teachers. Learn about the changes to TPEP Student Growth Goals. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to
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  • TPEP Student Growth Goals Cohort Series. Part 2 of 3.

    Dec 6, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    Part 2 of a 3 part series. Please register for all three parts. Work with a group of educators over several sessions to plan for, implement, monitor, and reflect on a student growth goal-setting process in your own context. Learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state
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  • WEA - ESP Deeper Dive Session 3 – Pronouns Have Purpose (2hrs) 12/7/2022

    Dec 7, 2022 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    COURSE DESCRIPTION Pronouns are used in everyday speech and writing. Positive experiences of social gender affirmation are critical to the health and well-being of transgender gender diverse people. Social interactions where a person is addressed by their correct name and pronouns, consistent with their gender identity, are widely recognized
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals

    Dec 8, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    Come learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and the role of educator knowledge of students' assets in developing student growth goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You
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  • Professional Growth Plan 3

    Dec 13, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours; they also review the steps for using PGPs for salary advancement
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  • WEA - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 4 – Your Body Talks Louder Than You Do (2hrs)12/14/2022

    Dec 14, 2022 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    As educators, we spend so much time verbally instructing and directing children. So, it is frustrating when they choose to ignore or not do what we’ve instructed them to do. We need to consider the non-verbal ways we communicate with our students, because that’s one of the missing pieces to
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 1/7/2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hr) 1/7 2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 1/7/2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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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  • VEA 22-23 NBCT Component Two

    Jan 10, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This course is intended for Vancouver EA members. Additional participants from WEA may be considered on a space-available basis
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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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  • TPEP Student Growth Goals Cohort Series Part 3 of 3

    Jan 17, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    Part 3 of a 3 part series. Please register for all three. Work with a group of educators over several sessions to plan for, implement, monitor, and reflect upon a student growth goal-setting process in your own context. Learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state. Examine
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hr) 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families 4 hours 2/7/2023

    Feb 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Federal Way Register
    Why is an organized clerical space important for Students? Why is the office so important for students? As office professionals it is very important to be able to provide the resources for staff, students, and families. Resources from district or community education partners are essential for the process to
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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 - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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 2/14/2023

    Feb 14, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way 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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  • VEA 22-23 NBCT Component One

    Feb 21, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This course is intended for Vancouver EA members. Additional participants from WEA may be considered on a space-available basis
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  • WEA - Building Winning Teams Effective Comm Collaboration and Instruction (4hr) 2/25/2023

    Feb 25, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way Register
    Participants in this course learn tools and resources to better support students and increase student achievement. Topics include: - Characteristics of new paraeducator and teacher teams - Guiding principles for paraeducators - Paraprofessional responsibilities - Planning and working together: strategies for clear communication between teacher and
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 2/25/2023

    Feb 25, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way 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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