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  • Teacher Certification 101 Training-Licensure in WA State

    Jan 21, 2020 4:45pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or support options? Please join us to: Learn about recent policy changes affecting teacher certification, including timelines Explore the National Board Certification process and support options Review new certification renewal
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  • Pre-Retirement Preparation Planning for Success the Right Way

    Jan 22, 2020 4:30pm Tacoma
    Retirement is a word we have heard forever. Nearing retirement makes the meaning of that word become much more real -- and scary! How will you maximize pension and Social Security benefits for you and your family, fund rising healthcare costs, deal with the destructive power of inflation and taxes
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  • Implicit Bias- Race & Ethnicity Tacoma EA

    Jan 23, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    In this course, participants are introduced to implicit bias research, resources, and concepts, including microaggressions and micro-insults. During the other portion of this course, participants develop an understanding of [1] how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform implicit biases related to race and ethnicity and [2] how our implicit biases
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  • Fourth Corner PD Night Teacher Cert 101

    Jan 23, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Bow
    During this workshop, participants do the following: - Become familiar with recent policy changes affecting teacher certification - Learn about the new National Board process - Get an overview of ProTeach© - Explore new certification renewal requirements - Review how to move from a residency
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  • Fourth Corner PD Night Jan 23

    Jan 23, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Bow
    During this workshop, Education Staff Associates (ESAs) - school counselors, psychologists, social workers, speech/language pathologists, OT/PTs and nurses - learn about current certification requirements. During this workshop, participants do the following: - Become familiar with recent policy changes affecting each of the ESA certification groups - Learn about
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  • Lynden STEM 1/24 - 1/25

    Jan 24, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Lynden
    This workshop is designed to highlight and deep dive into the Science (NGSS), Technology (Washington State Standards), Mathematics (Common Core), and Engineering standards in order to have participants build and implement an integrated lesson with a minimum of two of the STEM components. Instructors will model and demonstrate how
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  • New Discipline Rules Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice AEA January 28 2020

    Jan 28, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Auburn
    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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  • New Discipline Rules Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice AEA January 29 2020

    Jan 29, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Auburn
    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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Tacoma EA

    Jan 29, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    In this course, participants learn about National Board Certification, a prestigious path for professional development and growth. The course addresses certification requirements for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), dispels common myths about the process, provides information about state incentives, and gives helpful National Board Certification tips and
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  • WEA-Southeast WA New Student Discipline Rules January 30 2020

    Jan 30, 2020 1:30pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Moving away from exclusionary discipline practices: WA’s new student discipline rules and Bargaining Supports for Safe, Culturally Responsive Classrooms: Moving Beyond Student Discipline (3 hours total). This training is for Local Presidents and other Local Leaders at WEA-Southeast
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  • STEM Workshop Wenatchee

    Jan 31, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Wenatchee
    STEM Workshop at Wenatchee School District office. Jan.31st-Feb.1st. (15) Clock Hours available
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  • ESA Certification 101 Training

    Feb 4, 2020 4:45pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    During this workshop, Education Staff Associates (ESAs) - school counselors, psychologists, social workers, speech/language pathologists, OT/PTs, behavior analysts and nurses - learn about current certification requirements. During this workshop, participants do the following: Become familiar with recent policy changes affecting each of the ESA certification groups Explore new
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Session 1 February 4 2020

    Feb 4, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    This 3-hour training will help you 1) understand the basics of PGPs, 2) consider what you might want to feature in a PGP, and 3) begin drafting your PGP. At the end of this training – participants can choose to sign up for an additional 2-part training to get
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  • Early Career Educator Series - Feb. 5 - De-Escalation Strategies

    Feb 5, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Burlington
    Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and intervene to prevent further escalation along the escalation/de-escalation cycle. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Determine individual student behavior triggers Understand and describe the escalation cycle
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  • STEM Workshop 2 Wenatchee

    Feb 7, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Wenatchee
    STEM Workshop at Wenatchee School District office. Feb. 7th-8th. (15) Clock Hours available
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  • Culturally Responsive Instructional Strategies I

    Feb 8, 2020 9:30am Clock Hours Lakewood
    This training will help educators develop strategies to engage students from diverse backgrounds, social groups and cultures through meaningful, caring adult relationships that increase resiliency in all students. Clock hours and dinner included $10. Course Objectives: Increase understanding of diverse experiences and perspectives through a social justice lens; Provide a
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  • De-Escalation Strategies for Educators - WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council

    Feb 11, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This 3-hour course is hosted by WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council. Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. In addition to exploring how their own behavior can effect the escalation cycle, participants discover and practice de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance
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  • STEM Microcredential Technology Integration Designer Puget Sound UniServ Council

    Feb 11, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Bonney Lake
    Participants will complete the NEA Microcredential Course for STEM Technology Integration in a PLC format; participants will work through the course together in a collaborative PLC, and complete at-home assignments, with a final project presentation
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  • Tacoma EA PGP 1

    Feb 12, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants learn how the Professional Growth Plans created by the Professional Educator Standards Board impacts their professional lives. They receive hands-on instruction and work on their PGP. In addition, they review how PGPs fit with STEM and TPEP professional development requirements for certificate renewal and learn about the role of
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  • Summit Implicit Bias Training - LGBTQ and Microaggressions

    Feb 12, 2020 4:30pm Puyallup
    In this course, participants are introduced to implicit bias research, resources, and concepts, including microaggressions and micro-insults. During the other portion of this course, participants develop an understanding of [1] how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform implicit biases related to LGBTQ issues and [2] how our implicit biases and
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  • Implicit Bias LGBTQ and Microaggressions

    Feb 12, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    In this course, participants are introduced to implicit bias research, resources, and concepts, including microaggressions and micro-insults
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  • Implicit Bias - Gender and Intersectionality - Rainier

    Feb 13, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Tukwila
    This research-based course for educators explores issues of implicit bias based upon gender and intersectionality through an analysis of "microaggressions" and "micro-insults." The training is open to members of Rainier UniServ Council. In order to complete your registration, a $20 "Good Faith" check must be mailed to Rainier UniServ
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  • TPEP Writing Student Growth Goals

    Feb 20, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Chewelah
    TPEP: Writing Student Growth Goals" scheduled on February 20, 2020 from 4:30-7:30pm This course deepens participants’ understanding of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process, with a focus writing and implementing effective student growth goals
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  • Meridian STEM Training 2/21-22

    Feb 21, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Everson
    This workshop is designed to highlight and deep dive into the Science (NGSS), Technology (Washington State Standards), Mathematics (Common Core), and Engineering standards in order to have participants build and implement an integrated lesson with a minimum of two of the STEM components. Instructors will model and demonstrate how
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  • Closing the Achievement Gap

    Feb 22, 2020 9:30am Clock Hours Lakewood
    The seminar includes strategies for closing the achievement gap for improving the learning experiences of diverse students, especially those who are struggling to achieve at high levels. Clock hours and lunch included $10. Culture: Look at cultural differences by learning about the cultures that students bring to school
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  • De-Escalation Strategies For Educators

    Feb 25, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. In addition to exploring how their own behavior can affect the escalation cycle, participants discover and practice de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance of maintaining student dignity during behavior crises
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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Session 2-3 Feb 26 and Mar 19 2020

    Feb 26, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Did you attend the WEA-Southeast PGP Session 1 training? If so, you are eligible to attend this follow-up series to help you revise and finalize your PGP! This 2-part, 4-hour (total) training will help you 1) get focused feedback on your draft PGP, 2) consider changes to
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  • Implicit Bias 1

    Feb 27, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Implicit Bias - 1, Thursday, 02/27/2020, from 4:00pm-7:00pm This training is for WEA members only. This research-based course for educators explores issues of implicit bias based upon race, ethnicity and LGBTQ status through an analysis of “microaggressions” and “micro-insults.”
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities Puget Sound UniServ Council

    Feb 27, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    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. Registration Fee: $10.00 for Puget Sound UniServ Council members (Auburn, Dieringer, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Kent ESP, Orting, Sumner
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  • Implicit Bias- Gender & Intersectionality Tacoma EA

    Feb 27, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    In this course, participants are introduced to implicit bias research, resources, and concepts, including microaggressions and micro-insults. During the other portion of this course, participants focus on gender and the intersectionality of implicit bias and -isms that lead to microaggressions and inhibit success in the classroom and the workplace. Participants
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  • STEM Technology Integration - Colville

    Feb 28, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Colville
    Participants will complete the NEA Microcredential Course for STEM Technology Integration in a PLC format; participants will work through the course together in a collaborative PLC, and complete at-home assignments, with a final project presentation Food will be on your own for both days
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2 and 3 Cheney

    Mar 2, 2020 3:45pm Clock Hours Cheney
    Participants learn how the Professional Growth Plans created by the Professional Educator Standards Board impacts their professional lives. You will receive hands-on instruction and work on your PGP. In addition, you will review how PGPs fit with STEM professional development requirements for certificate renewal and learn about the role of
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  • Professional Growth Plan PGP, Part 1 Drafting your PGP WEA Colton 3/2/20

    Mar 2, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Colton
    A 3-hr training to learn about the PGP requirement and begin drafting a PGP. This includes information about how to use PGPs to meet the STEM certificate renewal requirement. Participants will have structured time to begin work on their PGP. Participants can choose to attend just this training and get
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  • New Discipline Rules Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice AEA March 3 2020

    Mar 3, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Auburn
    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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  • IEA Special Education Safety

    Mar 3, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Issaquah
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Puget Sound UniServ Council

    Mar 5, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This 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. Registration Fee: $10.00 for Puget
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  • Fourth Corner 2020 Retirees Seminar

    Mar 5, 2020 5:00pm Mount Vernon
    The team will assist in guiding you through the final steps of planning your retirement, including applying for health care, social security, pension etc. Special guests from DRS, Valic Financial Services and the Health Care Authority will be on hand to answer key questions as you prepare for your retirement
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  • Effective Instruction - Saturday Academy - Port Townsend

    Mar 7, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Port Townsend
    The Saturday Academy will have 6 course options for participants to attend. Participants will choose to attend one of the following courses. You must register for the individual course that you would like to attend. Please bring a laptop/tablet. 1. Behavior Intervention Strategies for ALL 2
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  • Empowering Educators Through the Use of Explicit Instruction - Saturday Academy- Port Townsend

    Mar 7, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Port Townsend
    The Saturday Academy will have 6 course options for participants to attend. Participants will choose to attend one of the following courses. You must register for the individual course that you would like to attend. Please bring a laptop/tablet. 1. Behavior Intervention Strategies for ALL 2
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  • High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms - Saturday Academy - Port Townsend

    Mar 7, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Port Townsend
    The Saturday Academy will have 6 course options for participants to attend. Participants will choose to attend one of the following courses. You must register for the individual course that you would like to attend. Please bring a laptop/tablet. 1. Behavior Intervention Strategies for ALL 2
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  • Behavior Intervention Strategies - Saturday Academy - Port Townsend

    Mar 7, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Port Townsend
    The Saturday Academy will have 6 course options for participants to attend. Participants will choose to attend one of the following courses. You must register for the individual course that you would like to attend. Please bring a laptop/tablet. 1. Behavior Intervention Strategies for ALL 2
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  • WA State Standards Demystified - Saturday Academy - Port Townsend

    Mar 7, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Port Townsend
    The Saturday Academy will have 6 course options for participants to attend. Participants will choose to attend one of the following courses. You must register for the individual course that you would like to attend. Please bring a laptop/tablet. 1. Behavior Intervention Strategies for ALL 2
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  • Data Collection Strategies - Saturday Academy - Port Townsend

    Mar 7, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Port Townsend
    The Saturday Academy will have 6 course options for participants to attend. Participants will choose to attend one of the following courses. You must register for the individual course that you would like to attend. Please bring a laptop/tablet. 1. Behavior Intervention Strategies for ALL 2
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  • National Board Home Stretch - Eastside (Cheney)

    Mar 7, 2020 9:00am Cheney
    Participants eligible to attend: 2019-20 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in Spring 2020 Small like-certificate groups meet with one NBCT Facilitator to read and provide standards-based feedback on the written commentary for Components 2, 3, or 4 using a protocol specially designed for
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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Eastside (Cheney)

    Mar 7, 2020 9:00am Cheney
    Registration for this event closes at 5 p.m. Feb. 23. WEA's Renewal Feedback and Support provide NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one (or two) of their Professional Growth Experiences (PGEs) using a structured feedback protocol. There will be work time
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  • Classroom Interactions & Behavior Intervention

    Mar 7, 2020 9:30am Clock Hours Lakewood
    Course objectives for participates are: To utilize student data to provide a culturally responsive classroom Recognize and build on cultural and equity assumptions and culturally relevant instruction Create classroom and school environments that facilitate language learning
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  • De-escalation Strategies for Educators- WEA Olympic

    Mar 9, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. In addition to exploring how their own behavior can effect the escalation cycle, participants discover and practice de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance of maintaining student dignity during behavior crises. Note: The 6 hour version
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  • Behavior Interventions Parts I & II - WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council

    Mar 10, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This 6 hour course is broke into two - 3 hour sessions hosted by WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council. Part I: March 10th Part II: March 26th
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  • Professional Growth Plan Parts 2 and 3 Auburn EA March 10 2020

    Mar 10, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Auburn
    Participants learn how the Professional Growth Plans created by the Professional Educator Standards Board impacts their professional lives. They receive hands-on instruction and work on their PGP. In addition, they review how PGPs fit with STEM and TPEP professional development requirements for certificate renewal and learn about the role of
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  • Tacoma EA National Board Info Session

    Mar 11, 2020 4:30pm Tacoma
    Participants considering National Board Certification learn what the process looks like, including costs and time commitment, and how to take advantage of support opportunities offered through the union
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  • National Board Component 1 - March 12 - SEA

    Mar 12, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    One-day workshop to prepare for the Assessment Center. Participants must be registered for Component 1 with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for the current school year. The workshop will focus on what to expect at the assessment center, a chance to connect with like Certificate
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  • Eastern Washington ESP Symposium

    Mar 14, 2020 8:00am Clock Hours Spokane
    If you are an ESP from Eastern Washington, please join us for professional development opportunities. Saturday March 14th, 2020 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Shadle Park High School - 4327 N Ash St, Spokane, WA 99205 Earn up to 6 clock hours depending on breakout selection. (Excel
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  • Maximizing Plan 3 Benefits! Leveraging Plan 3 Advantages

    Mar 18, 2020 4:30pm Tacoma
    Have you ever heard that Plan 3 is the "work till you die plan?" That doesn't sound very encouraging! Come learn how to leverage your Plan 3 Benefits and make your plan work for you. Each qualifying member has a monthly pension benefit and an investment pool
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  • Implicit Bias- LGBTQ Tacoma EA

    Mar 19, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    In this course, participants develop an understanding of [1] how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform implicit biases related to LGBTQ issues and [2] how our implicit biases and behaviors impact others (students, colleagues, families, etc.). Because student success is dependent on a sense of belonging, participants work on strategies
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  • South Sound Saturday School

    Mar 21, 2020 7:30am Steilacoom
    Saturday School will be held March 21 and we've got an awesome slate of professional development opportunities for WEA members. It'll be a chance for you to connect with colleagues and your Association around some great new topics, as well as some of the old favorites. Many classes provide STEM
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  • National Board Home Stretch - Westside (Federal Way)

    Mar 21, 2020 9:00am Federal Way
    Participants eligible to attend: 2019-20 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in Spring 2020 Small like-certificate groups meet with one NBCT Facilitator to read and provide standards-based feedback on the written commentary for Components 2, 3, or 4 using a protocol specially designed for
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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Westside (Federal Way)

    Mar 21, 2020 9:00am Federal Way
    Registration for this event closes at 5 p.m. March 8. WEA's Renewal Feedback and Support provide NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of one (or two) of their Professional Growth Experiences (PGEs) using a structured feedback protocol. There will be work time
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  • Universal Design for Learning Session 1-WEA Olympic

    Mar 23, 2020 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Participants will learn about Universal Design for Learning, a framework for inclusive education that aims to reduce barriers to learning and optimize each individual student’s opportunity to learn in the general education setting.The course will be organized into 4 core areas: equity and inclusionary practices, UDL Principles, overcoming barriers to
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions Puget Sound UniServ Council

    Mar 25, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This training helps educators delv deeply into culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants will develop implementation strategies to create a classroom culture that appropriately integrates their students’ culture and family backgrounds. Registration Fee: $10.00
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  • STEM Workshop Puget Sound UniServ Council March 27-28 2020

    Mar 27, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This workshop is designed to highlight and deep dive into the Science (NGSS), Technology (Washington State Standards), Mathematics (Common Core), and Engineering standards in order to have participants build and implement an integrated lesson with a minimum of two of the STEM components. Instructors will model and demonstrate how
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Behavior Intervention Puget Sound UniServ Council

    Apr 20, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This training helps educators integrate culturally responsive behavior interventions practices into their classroom. Participants build on concepts from earlier courses in the Culturally Responsive Strategies series to learn to implement behavior intervention strategies that respect all students. Registration Fee: $10.00 for Puget Sound UniServ Council members
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  • When Can I Afford to Retire? Deep Dive into Plans 1, 2 and 3 Benefits

    Apr 28, 2020 4:30pm Tacoma
    Everyone should truly understand their pension benefits. This event is where we dive into how State Pension Benefits are calculated and how to maximize the opportunities available to you. We discuss subtle nuances of various options, what options are within your control, those that "are what they are," and how
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  • Implicit Bias- DisabilityTacoma EA

    May 14, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    In this course, participants are introduced to implicit bias research, resources, and concepts, including microaggressions and micro-insults. During the other portion of this course, participants focus on implicit bias and microaggressions related to disabilities. They also work on framing a new way to think of ableism and the impact of
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  • Pre-Retirement Preparation Planning for Success the Right Way

    May 27, 2020 4:30pm Tacoma
    Retirement is a word we have heard forever. Nearing retirement makes the meaning of that word become much more real -- and scary! How will you maximize pension and Social Security benefits for you and your family, fund rising healthcare costs, deal with the destructive power of inflation and taxes
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