Trainings and webinars for education support professionals

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Fundamental Course of Study

WAC 179-09-040: Paraeducators hired before the 2018-19 school year must receive a certificate of completion for 28 FSC clock hours by Sept. 1, 2021.

The Professional Educator Standards Board has released new guidance for the state’s Paraeducator Certificate program, as a result of the pandemic. All school districts now have until the end of 2020-21 school year to provide all four days of training on the Fundamental Course of Study (FCS).

Need help with registering your training hours?

Review the presentation from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, step-by-step on how to create an EDS Account, explainer on how-to log your clock hours, and the available paraeducator certificates and profesional certification


If you missed one of NEA's monthly professional development webinars for education support professionals, you are in luck. Watch NEA's archived ESP webinar recordings.


NEA ESP Professional Growth

To ensure a great public education for every student, education support professional s (ESPs) want and deserve opportunities for professional growth throughout their careers.