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Showing Events From Apr 21, 2024 - May 21, 2024

  • 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 - 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 - 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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  • 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 - 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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  • 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
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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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  • 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 - 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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  • 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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