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  • NEA Membership Deals and Discounts 9/26/2023

    Sep 26, 2023 4:30pm Online
    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 Foundations 23-24

    Sep 30, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Vancouver
    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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  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component Two

    Oct 4, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    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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  • SEA New Discipline Rules – Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice

    Oct 5, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This course is being offered to members of the Spokane Education Association
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Oct 10, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Gratitude PSUC

    Oct 10, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 12, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Explore the major components of the TPEP evaluation process and learn about updates which enhance professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis include state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluations, and scoring methodologies. Demystify collecting and providing evidence. Get tips to harvest evidence to best represent your instruction, and
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  • SEA National Board Cohorts Foundations

    Oct 12, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    This course is only open to Spokane-area members and requires a payment of the $90 fee up front. This workshop from Spokane Education Association's National Board Cohort Support Program is for recommended for all registrants of our cohort program but is required for anyone using the OSPI Conditional Loan if
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  • SEA Special Ed and the Law Two-Part Series

    Oct 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This is a two-part series totaling 6 hours offered to members of the Spokane Education Association
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Paraeducator Substitute The Nuts and Bolts (3hr) - 10/21/2023

    Oct 21, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    This course is for paraeducator substitutes, new to the profession, and those who are considering a paraeducator career. This course will introduce the fundamentals of becoming a successful para substitute. The course will focus on mental preparation, classroom management, school structure, universal protocols, and the differences between para job
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  • WEA - Lunchroom Playground and Crossing Guards - Strategies for Success 10/24 and 10/25 (1.5 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Unstructured time (on the playground, in the lunchroom, and walking to/from school) is a time when students demonstrate autonomy and behaviors that are quite different from the structured classroom. You may see issues that don't occur once your student(s) step back into the traditional school setting. What are some strategies
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity - 10/24 and 10/25 (2 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • CANCELLED - WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support 10/24 and 10/25 (2 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 10/24 and 10/25 (2 hours each day)

    Oct 24, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • NEA Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness 10/25/2023

    Oct 25, 2023 4:30pm Online
    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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  • CANCELLED - Midstate - SPED Accommodations and Modifications Training

    Oct 25, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Ellensburg
    This course provides participants with practical strategies to use in the classroom to support all students, including those with disabilities. The course covers a variety of possible accommodations, categorized by presentation, setting, response, and timing/scheduling. Modifications to curriculum will be discussed and examples will be provided. Additionally, a small portion
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  • WEA Olympic Survive and Thrive

    Oct 25, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Educators new to the profession (six years or less teaching experience) will learn practical skills that will help them develop strategies to successfully meet the needs of their diverse learners, become an educational leader in their school community, and engage in meaningful dialogue around what is needed to be
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  • Teacher Certification 101

    Nov 1, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Nov 2, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 1- Data Does Matter The Power of Observation (2hrs) 11/2/2023

    Nov 2, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 Building Winning Teams for Paras (4hrs) 11/4/2023

    Nov 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families (4hr) 11/4/2023

    Nov 4, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • ESA Certification 101

    Nov 7, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - FCS06 - Equity (4hrs - 2hrs on 11/7 and 2hrs on 11/8)

    Nov 7, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 (4hrs - 2hrs on 11/7 and 2hrs on 11/8)

    Nov 7, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 (4hrs - 2hrs on 11/7 and 2hrs on 11/8)

    Nov 7, 2023 5:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Nov 8, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Explore the major components of the TPEP evaluation process and learn about updates which enhance professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis include state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluations, and scoring methodologies. Demystify collecting and providing evidence. Get tips to harvest evidence to best represent your instruction, and
    Read More
  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Presence PSUC

    Nov 14, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 Getting Started in Your Financial Journey 11/15/2023

    Nov 15, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Members will gain confidence in their retirement plan by exploring retirement savings, state pension options, and financial concepts for each life stage: Early, Mid and Late Career. New members will learn some of the basic building blocks of their pension plan which will get them started on the right
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management 1

    Nov 30, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    CRCM is a professional development series for educators wishing to develop their awareness, knowledge, skills, and advocacy through the lens of CCDEI (Cultural Competencies, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) in school cultures and classrooms.This training helps educators become more culturally responsive and improve their classroom engagement with students from diverse backgrounds
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 12/2/2023

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities and Management 1 and 2

    Dec 2, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Port Angeles
    This training helps educators become more culturally responsive and 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 into the classroom culture. They also learn
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  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Dec 5, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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 - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    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 - Difficult Conversations With Parents and Educators (3hr) 12/9/2023

    Dec 9, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Compassion PSUC

    Dec 12, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 2 Classroom Relationships

    Jan 25, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    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
    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
  • NEA Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness 1/30/2024

    Jan 30, 2024 4:30pm Online
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
  • Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics

    Feb 8, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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
    Read More
  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond NC 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 2024 9:00am Online
    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 - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hrs) 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 2/10/2024

    Feb 10, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • Micro-credential Orientation

    Feb 12, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
  • Teacher Certification 101

    Feb 15, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
  • WEA - CRCM 4a and 4b Behavior Interventions (5hrs) 2/15/2024 and 2/22/2024

    Feb 15, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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
    Read More
  • VEA NBCT Cohort Component Four

    Feb 21, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    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
    Read More
  • CRCM Module 4 Behavior Interventions

    Feb 22, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    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
    Read More
  • Micro-credential Workshop

    Feb 26, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Collaboration PSUC

    Feb 27, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
  • Using Restorative Justice Practices in Education

    Feb 27, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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
    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
  • NEA Life Stage Investing 3/14/2024

    Mar 14, 2024 4:30pm Online
    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
    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
    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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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Keeping the Wheels on the Road-Transportation and Student Success (7hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - Special Education Law for Paraeducators (6hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - Educator Well-Being (2hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 3/16/2024

    Mar 16, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • PSUC Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

    Mar 26, 2024 4:15pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
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  • NEA Taking Care of Aging Parents 4/23/2024

    Apr 23, 2024 4:30pm Online
    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 - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    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 - FCS06 - Equity (4hrs) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - What ESPs can do for Students Exp. Homelessness (2hr) 4/27/2024

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Special Education Advocacy and Organizing Two Day Training

    May 4, 2024 8:30am Clock Hours Puyallup
    These consecutive trainings offer participants a comprehensive foundation of special education laws in Washington and opportunities to learn advocacy and organizing skills around special education needs and issues
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 (4hrs) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 1- Data Does Matter The Power of Observation (2hrs) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 Building Winning Teams for Paras - Effective Communication Collaboration and Instruction (4hrs) 5/4/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - FCS06 - Equity (4hrs) 5/11/2024

    May 4, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Tacoma NAKIA Academy

    May 6, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    We are excited to offer the next NAKIA Academy for Tacoma educators (ESPs, Certs and ESAs)!! This is a continuation of the partnership between OSPI's BEST program and WEA’s AOC: Early Career Educators where we are currently engaging authentically with 600+ POC member leaders/organizers as they continue to lead ,organize
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  • Washington State Southeast Asian American HIstory Workshop

    May 8, 2024 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    • Participants will learn about the importance of teaching AANHPI history in K-12 Classrooms • Participants will develop content knowledge on the history of SE Asian American communities in Washington State • Participants will examine lesson materials and/or incorporate curriculum resources into lesson plans • Participants will build competence in teaching
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  • ESA Certification 101

    May 8, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 8:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
  • WEA - What ESPs can do for Students Exp. Homelessness (2hr) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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) 5/11/2024

    May 11, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Harmony PSUC

    May 14, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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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  • Foundations of Equitable Inclusive Education

    May 25, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    A course focused on the intersectionality of special education and equity in schools. Examining beliefs and bias is necessary for system-wide change for overcoming barriers to educational access, participation, learning processes and outcomes, and to ensure that all learners are valued and engaged equally. Course Objectives:
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  • Paraeducators and the Law

    May 25, 2024 9:30am Clock Hours Online
    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
    Read More
  • Teacher Certification 101

    May 29, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    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
    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
  • Rescheduled to 6/5/2024 - NEA-Member Benefits Debt Relief 5/30/2024

    May 30, 2024 4:30pm Online
    This is for WEA members only 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
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  • WEA - CRCM - Classroom Meeting Strategies (2.5hr) 5/30/2024

    May 30, 2024 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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 - Assets and Resilience of Immigrant Students (3hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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
    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 - Educator Well-Being (2hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - Behavior Interventions Differentiated for Students Parts A and B 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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 - FCS02/11/12 - Educ and Instr Support/Communication Basics/Challenges (7hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • WEA - FCS01/06 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity/Equity (7hr) 6/1/2024

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    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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  • Spokane EA National Board Information Night

    Jun 5, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Join us for a virtual information night held on Zoom. This session will provide an overview of the process of National Board certification so you can better decide if/when you'd like to start. We'll also share information about Spokane EA's Cohort Support Program. This event is meant for WEA members
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