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  • 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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  • 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 - 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 - 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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  • 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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  • 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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