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  • Mount Vernon EA TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 19, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Explore the major components of the TPEP evaluation process and learn about updates which enhance professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis include state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluations, and scoring methodologies. Demystify collecting and providing evidence. For inquiries, please contact WEA Education Policy and Practices Coordinator Maren
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  • Mount Vernon BEST TPEP 101 Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 20, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Online
    Explore the major components of the TPEP evaluation process and learn about updates which enhance professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis include state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluations, and scoring methodologies. Demystify collecting and providing evidence. For inquiries, please contact WEA Education Policy and Practices Coordinator Maren
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2

    Oct 24, 2022 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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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps Session 3

    Oct 25, 2022 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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  • Getting Started on Your Financial Journey 10/26/2022

    Oct 26, 2022 4:30pm Online
    Getting Started on Your Financial Journey, RIGHT! Many folks are just getting started on their financial journey, or at least just now getting started on the right path. This session will cover the basics like why it’s important to start early, basic investment strategies, understanding the terminology and
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  • Lake Washington TPEP 101--Artifacts and Evidence

    Oct 26, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Open to Lake Washington EA members. Participants will review the main components of the TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about updates which enhance professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis include state criteria, comprehensive and focused evaluations, and scoring methodologies. Demystify collecting and providing evidence. For inquiries
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  • WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 10/29/2022

    Oct 29, 2022 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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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101

    Nov 1, 2022 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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  • Teacher Certification 101

    Nov 3, 2022 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
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  • Professional Growth Plan 3

    Nov 7, 2022 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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  • Professional Growth Plan 1

    Nov 8, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Audience: All Certificated Educators 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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  • Lake Washington EA Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals

    Nov 9, 2022 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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  • WEA - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 1- Data Does Matter The Power of Observation (2 hrs) 11/9/2022

    Nov 9, 2022 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    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
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  • Camas EA TPEP Student Growth Goals The New Rubrics

    Nov 10, 2022 4:30pm Clock Hours Camas
    Open to Camas EA members. 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
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  • WEA - Building Winning Teams Effective Comm Collaboration and Instruction (4hr) 11/12/2022

    Nov 12, 2022 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
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  • WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 11/12/2022

    Nov 12, 2022 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
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hr) 11/12/2022

    Nov 12, 2022 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 - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 11/12/2022

    Nov 12, 2022 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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  • National Board Certification - Overview Session 1

    Nov 14, 2022 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. Audience: Certificated Educators
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  • VEA 22-23 NBCT Component Four

    Nov 15, 2022 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    This course is intended for Vancouver EA members. Additional participants from WEA may be considered on a space-available basis
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  • WEA - ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 2 – True Grit – Rethinking Grit and Resiliency through Equity Integration. (2hrs) 11/16/2022

    Nov 16, 2022 5:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
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  • NEA Member Benefits and Financial Wellness

    Nov 17, 2022 5:00pm Online
    This session will cover tools to help get control of your financial life even during an economic downturn and show how your union is here to help. We will also cover how NEA Member Benefits provides access to over 75 programs and services to help stretch your paycheck and provide
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4hr) 11/19/2022

    Nov 19, 2022 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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  • CANCELLED - WEA - BWT ll-A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4hr) 11/19/2022

    Nov 19, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
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  • WEA - Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students and Families 4 hours 11/19/2022

    Nov 19, 2022 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 - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B (4hr) 11/19/2022

    Nov 19, 2022 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
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  • WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 11/19/2022

    Nov 19, 2022 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 - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 11/19/2022

    Nov 19, 2022 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
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  • WEA Guest Educator (Substitute) Conference 11/19/22

    Nov 19, 2022 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    This conference is structured for guest educators (substitutes). WEA members can earn up to 3 clock hours by attending one of the 3 hour breakout sessions. Space is limited. If you need to cancel your registration, please email Jill Dahlen at jdahlen@washingtonea.org
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