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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Dec 5, 2023 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 1a and 1b Classroom Relationships (5hrs) 12/7/2023 and 12/14/2023

    Dec 7, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This online training helps educators by providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency for the purpose of improving student engagement through effective classroom management that focuses on student-to-educator relationships and student to student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase student hope and resiliency as the
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  • WEA - Difficult Conversations With Parents and Educators (3hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    In this time of education reform and limited funding, education has its fair share of challenges whether working with parents, educators, or administration. In this course, participants learn communication strategies that help stakeholders work together to support student achievement. Participants will: - Be introduced to new ways to analyze
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  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 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 - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 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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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Compassion PSUC

    Dec 12, 2023 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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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component Three

    Dec 13, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver Register
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be found on the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • NEA Women and Money 12/14/2023

    Dec 14, 2023 4:30pm Online Register
    Please, no offense meant for the men in our association. In fact, what we will learn tonight is valuable information for all of us to understand. Women face unique financial challenges. This presentation highlights those challenges along with possible solutions to address them. Obviously, all women will
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  • New Discipline Rules-Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice

    Dec 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online Register
    Research has identified promising practices that promote equitable student discipline systems. When educators build systems of prevention and intervention, better outcomes for students can be achieved. Participants will understand the rationale for the 2018 changes in Washington’s student discipline rules and the key changes made. They will also problem-solve
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  • WEA - CRCM 2a and 2b Classroom Relationships (5hrs) 1/4/2024 and 1/16/2024

    Jan 4, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This online or face-to-face 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 as a tier-one strategy that cultivates connections
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Module 1 Classroom Communities

    Jan 11, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup Register
    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
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Communication PSUC

    Jan 16, 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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  • WEA - CRCM - Classroom Meeting Strategies (2.5hr) 1/17/2024

    Jan 17, 2024 5:30pm 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 - Safer Relationships with Students (2hr) 1/18/2024

    Jan 18, 2024 5:30pm Online Register
    Participants of this course will learn the guidelines on what behavior and interactions with students are acceptable, and what behaviors could lead to professional discipline. The rules that apply to relations between educators and their students are not clearly defined within the law. While prohibitions against sexual
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  • WEA - PD 4 Paras - Specialized on-demand Training for Paraprofessionals (14.5hr)

    Jan 20, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online Register
    This four-part series was designed specifically for paraprofessionals! For PreK-12 paraprofessionals, teaching assistants, and one-on-one aides. And you read it right…it’s for PreK through 12th grade…ALL really does mean all. The series includes sessions on going beyond the label, helping kids become independent, decoding the ABCs of the IEP, and
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Jan 22, 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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  • CRCM Module 2 Classroom Relationships

    Jan 25, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup Register
    We are excited to bring you this new series of trainings focused on providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency for the purpose of improving student engagement through effective classroom management focused on student-to-educator relationships and student-to-student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase student hope
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  • ESA Certification 101

    Jan 30, 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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  • NEA Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness 1/30/2024

    Jan 30, 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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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component One

    Jan 31, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver Register
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be foundo n the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • 2024 Rainer Educators of Color (RECN) Equity Conference-5th Annual

    Feb 2, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This is the 5th Annual Rainier Educators of Color Equity Leadership Conference. The focus of this year’s conference is Level Up. We are past the point where we are talking about Equity, we are about the work and the Acton stage of our work. We need to Level up with
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  • Micro-credentials Orientation

    Feb 6, 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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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Inclusion PSUC

    Feb 6, 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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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Feb 8, 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
  • CRCM Module 3 Classroom Interaction

    Feb 8, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup Register
    We are excited to bring you this new series of trainings focused on providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency to improve student engagement through effective classroom management focused on student-to-educator relationships and student-to-student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase student hope and resiliency as
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 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 - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond NC 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 2024 9:00am Online 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 - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 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 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hrs) 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 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 Orientation

    Feb 12, 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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  • Teacher Certification 101

    Feb 15, 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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  • WEA - CRCM 4a and 4b Behavior Interventions (5hrs) 2/15/2024 and 2/22/2024

    Feb 15, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online Register
    This training helps educators integrate culturally responsive behavior interventions practices into their classrooms. Participants build on concepts from earlier courses in the Culturally Responsive Classroom Management series to learn to implement behavior intervention strategies that respect all students. Objectives: • Investigate ways to promote positive classroom
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  • NEA Membership Deals and Discounts 2/20/2024

    Feb 20, 2024 4:30pm Online Register
    Come learn about how to save money, manage your finances and live your best life by using your NEA Member Benefit programs. Planning your next vacation, saving money on your everyday purchases, insuring your most valuable things and taking charge of your financial life are all made easier through
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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component Four

    Feb 21, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver Register
    NBCT Cohort hosted by VEA will be in person in Clark County. VEA members will be given preference for available spaces. More information may be found on the VEA website www.vancouverea.org
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  • CRCM Module 4 Behavior Interventions

    Feb 22, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup Register
    We are excited to bring you this new series of trainings focused on providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency for the purpose of improving student engagement through effective classroom management focused on student-to-educator relationships and student to student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase
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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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • 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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  • 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 - 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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  • 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 - 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 - 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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  • 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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
    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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • 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