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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • North Central Educator Well Being

    Apr 23, 2024 4:30pm Online
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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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  • 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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  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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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  • 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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  • White Supremacy Culture Training

    May 22, 2024 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    This training introduces educators to the history of institutional racism and white privilege and explores how both have shaped and continue to affect society, including public education. During the training, participants work through scenarios that help them develop strategies for dealing with institutional racism. The course presentation and exercises help
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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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  • 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
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  • Rescheduled to 6/5/2024 - NEA-Member Benefits Debt Relief

    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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  • 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
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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 - 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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  • 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 - 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 - 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
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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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  • 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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