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  • Professional Growth Plan 3 (2hr) 3/20/2023

    Mar 20, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Audience: All certificated educators who have completed PGP #2 In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours;
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  • Retirement Challenges for Women 3/21/2023

    Mar 21, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Women face unique retirement challenges, including the impact taxes and inflation have on their nest egg. This workshop addresses those challenges and provides guidance on ways to strategically overcome them—including tax-advantaged solutions and income options outside of Social Security, if applicable, to help women avoid financial shortfalls in their golden
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  • Gender Inclusive Schools Supporting LGBTQIA-Plus Students PSUC

    Mar 22, 2023 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    To support WEA members in creating and environment that's welcoming and inclusive for scholars of all gender identities so they can be seen, heard valued, and celebrated for who they are and be socially and emotionally safe at school in the educational environment: curriculum, instruction, school and classroom culture, and
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Inclusion PSUC

    Mar 27, 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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  • WEA - Custodial and Maintenance Frontline Heroes 4/1/2023

    Apr 1, 2023 9:00am Federal Way
    ESPs, including school custodial and maintenance staff, have been on the front lines of the pandemic since day one, adapting and readapting as the pandemic has changed the landscape of building cleaning and maintenance for the long term. In this session, we will explore the different styles of cleaning buildings
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  • National Board Certification - Overview Session 1 (2hr)

    Apr 11, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This introductory session on National Board Certification provides an overview of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), basics of the certification process, and why educators consider board certification
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  • Teacher Certification 101 (2hr) 4/13/23

    Apr 13, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest teacher certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics, OSPI eCert platform. Audience: Teachers and CTE Teachers
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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2hr) 4/17/23

    Apr 17, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest ESA certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, OSPI eCert platform, PGP basics and ESA professional growth needs. Audience: Educational Staff Associates: School Behavior Analysts, School Counselor, School Nurse, School Occupational Therapist, School Orientation and Mobility Specialist, School Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, School Social Worker, School
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  • SEA NB Cohorts Component 1

    Apr 18, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This workshop is intended for participants of Spokane Education Association National Board Cohort Support Program who are registering for the one-day Comp 1 workshop. This is a three-hour workshop for those who are preparing for the assesment
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  • Professional Growth Plan 1 (3hr) 4/19/23

    Apr 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Certificated educators can complete one PGP per year for 25 clock hours for certificate renewal and salary movement. Session covers PGP basics, alignment with TPEP, meeting STEM requirement using PGPs and time to draft your PGP
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  • Statewide-Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics [3 hr]

    Apr 19, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Learn about the changes to TPEP Student Growth Goals. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to explore tools and resources for
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  • National Board Certification- Standards and Process Session 2 (2hr) 4/20/23

    Apr 20, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This second session on National Board Certification focuses on a deeper exploration of the NBPTS certificate area standards and the four required components. The session also shares basics about candidate support options
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  • WEA - Group Think UDL for the Neurodivergent Brain (2hr) 4/20/2023

    Apr 20, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Collaboration PSUC

    Apr 24, 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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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3 (2hr) 4/25/23

    Apr 25, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This third session in the WEA National Board Certification information series helps educators decide possible next steps and timelines with the certification process. Educators explore various support options available, and finalize a personal check-list to guide their National Board journey
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  • Life Stage Investing 4/26/2023

    Apr 26, 2023 4:30pm Online
    This workshop discusses how to save for the long term and provides guidance on how to identify retirement income sources and gaps. Additionally, this workshop unpacks the long-term financial impact of the Social Security, if available, and health care decisions that emerge as retirement approaches to help attendees feel better
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  • Professional Growth Plan 1 (3hr) 4/27/23

    Apr 27, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Certificated educators can complete one PGP per year for 25 clock hours for certificate renewal and salary movement. Session covers PGP basics, alignment with TPEP, meeting STEM requirement using PGPs and time to draft your PGP. Audience: All Certificated Educators
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  • CANCELLED - Implicit Bias and Microagressions

    Apr 27, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Develop an understanding of how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform one's implicit biases, and how our implicit biases and behaviors impact others (students, colleagues, families, etc. Open to members of Renton Education Association only and the zoom link will be provided upon registration. This research-based course for educators explores
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  • Implicit Bias and Microagressions

    Apr 27, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Develop an understanding of how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform one's implicit biases, and how our implicit biases and behaviors impact others (students, colleagues, families, etc. Open to members of Renton Education Association only and the zoom link will be provided upon registration. This research-based course for educators explores
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  • WEA - Difficult Conversations With Parents and Educators (3hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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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  • WEA - Custodial and Maintenance Frontline Heroes (3hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Federal Way
    ESPs, including school custodial and maintenance staff, have been on the front lines of the pandemic since day one, adapting and readapting as the pandemic has changed the landscape of building cleaning and maintenance for the long term. In this session, we will explore the different styles of cleaning buildings
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - Custodial and Maintenance Chemical Use and Hazards 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Federal Way
    Being informed about chemicals enables you to make good decisions about the necessary safety precautions to take in your workplace. In this course you will learn: How to Identify Hazardous Chemicals Safety Requirements What does "hazardous" mean? Limiting Exposure for yourself and
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  • WEA - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 4/29/2023

    Apr 29, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - Building Winning Teams Effective Comm Collaboration and Instruction (4hr) 5/6/2023

    May 6, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants in this course learn tools and resources to better support students and increase student achievement. Topics include: - Characteristics of new paraeducator and teacher teams - Guiding principles for paraeducators - Paraprofessional responsibilities - Planning and working together: strategies for clear communication between teacher and
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  • Teacher Certification 101 (2hr) 5/8/23

    May 8, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest teacher certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics, OSPI eCert platform. Audience: Teachers and CTE Teachers
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  • Navigating Your Student Loan Forgiveness Journey 5/10/2023

    May 10, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Come learn the latest news on all of the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Programs, lawsuits, repayment options, due dates and much more. If you need a quick update on where things stand and steps you may still be able to take to make certain you are doing all you
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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2hr) 5/11/23

    May 11, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest ESA certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, OSPI eCert platform, PGP basics and ESA professional growth needs. Audience: Educational Staff Associates: School Behavior Analysts, School Counselor, School Nurse, School Occupational Therapist, School Orientation and Mobility Specialist, School Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, School Social Worker, School
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  • WEA - Sensory Seeking and Functional Fidgets (2hr) 5/11/2023

    May 11, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Class participants will learn what sensory seeking behavior is and how to identify sensory seeking behaviors in the classroom. In addition, they will learn how to use replacement sensory/fidget tool options to minimize behaviors so that these students can have optimal attention, participation and remain engaged in instruction. Ths course
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  • BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
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  • WEA - Custodial and Maintenance Accident Prevention Reporting and Recording (NC) (3hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Federal Way
    Course Description: Every employer in Washington State is required to create a written Accident Prevention Program (APP) to address the safety and health hazards found in their workplace. Many employers consider their APP as their cornerstone safety program. When Districts follow safety rules and policies it will reduce accidents and
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - Lunchroom Playground and Crossing Guards - Strategies for Success (3hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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 - Custodial and Maintenance Accident Prevention Reporting and Recording 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Federal Way
    Every employer in Washington State is required to create a written Accident Prevention Program (APP) to address the safety and health hazards found in their workplace. Many employers consider their APP as their cornerstone safety program. When Districts follow safety rules and policies it will reduce accidents and will keep
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  • WEA - Organizing Your Workplace and Beyond (4hr) 5/13/2023

    May 13, 2023 9:00am Federal Way
    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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  • Professional Growth Plan 2 (2hr) 5/16/23

    May 16, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    In this session, participants participate in small-group sessions focused on individualized feedback on PGP drafts. Participants have the opportunity to ask clarifying questions around PGPs and then have work time to make edits. Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1
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  • Integrating Wellness Monthly Themed Focus Breathe for Social Justice PSUC

    May 22, 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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  • Professional Growth Plan 3 (2hr) 5/24/23

    May 24, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours; they also review the steps for using PGPs for salary advancement
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  • Statewide - Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics [3 hrs]

    May 31, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Learn about the changes to TPEP Student Growth Goals. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to explore tools and resources for
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  • NKEA - Identifying Slurs in the Classroom

    May 31, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Identifying Slurs in the Classroom: Having courageous conversations with students and adults. Clock hours available and qualify for CCDEI requirements
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  • WEA - FCS01/06 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity/Equity (7hr) 6/10/2023

    Jun 10, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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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  • WEA - FCS02/11/12 - Educ and Instr Support/Communication Basics/Challenges (7hr) 6/10/2023

    Jun 10, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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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  • Transformational Design and Facilitation Lab - August 2023

    Aug 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This three-day in-person workshop takes participants through a transformative professional design and facilitation learning experience that allows for more equity-centered practices, systems change, and a reimagining of what’s possible for adult learners. Drawing upon research-informed practices, adult learning theory, Universal Design for Learning, and laboratory design, participants will have the
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