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  • Implicit Bias for Member Organizing

    Sep 4, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    This research-based course explores issues of implicit bias based upon race, ethnicity and LGBTQ status through an analysis of “microaggressions” and “micro-insults.” Course Objectives: Explore issues of implicit bias and microaggressions; develop an understanding of how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform one’s implicit biases; learn how our implicit biases
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  • WEA LOWER COLUMBIA FOUNDATIONS COURSE

    Sep 12, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Longview
    The Foundations Course is an informational meeting about National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for those who did not attend Jump Start. This will be a FREE course and will be 3 hours in duration
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  • National Board Foundations

    Sep 19, 2019 4:15pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Foundations or Jump Start is required for National Board candidates who are planning on applying for the OSPI Conditional Loan. If you have previously attended a WEA Jump Start event, yu do NOT need to attend Foundations. The cost of the Foundations class is $90 payable by check
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  • WEA LOWER COLUMBIA FOUNDATIONS COURSE

    Sep 26, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Longview
    The Foundations Course is an informational meeting about National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for those who did not attend Jump Start. This will be a FREE course and will be 3 hours in duration
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  • Certification 101

    Sep 30, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    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 to a professional certificate, renew
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  • National Board Cohort Kick-off

    Oct 1, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Cohorts are kicking off this year on EITHER October 1st or 3rd at the SEA office from 4:30 - 7:30. You will receive vital information to you candidacy this year, and attending ONE of these events is required for all National Board candidates planning on taking part in one
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  • ESA Certification 101

    Oct 1, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    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 the National
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  • WEA Lower Columbia NBCT Cohort Component 4

    Oct 3, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Longview
    National Board Component 4 (20 Hours) for WEA Lower Columbia members. 4-8 PM on October 3 & 17, January 9, February 6 and March 5. $225 due on first night of class
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  • National Board Cohort Kick-off

    Oct 3, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Cohorts are kicking off for this year on EITHER October 1st or October 3rd at the SEA office from 4:30 - 7:30. You will receive vital information to your candidacy this year, and attending ONE of these events is required for all National Board candidates planning on taking part
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  • NEW STEM Workshop

    Oct 4, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    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
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Module 1 Fife EA 10/7/19

    Oct 7, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Milton
    This training is for Fife EA Cert and ESP members, held at Endevour Intermediate School in the Art Room #212 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. 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
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  • Exploring TPEP Evaluation Student Growth Goals Formative Assessments Evidence and Artifacts

    Oct 7, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    Here's a great opportunity to obtain your TPEP clock hours required for certification early in the school year
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  • Professional Growth Plans (PGPs)- Connections to Instructional Practice

    Oct 7, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    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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  • Culturally Responsive Strategies Classroom Communities

    Oct 15, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    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
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  • Culturally Responsive Strategies Classroom Communities

    Oct 15, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    This training will help educators become more culturally responsive and mprove classroom engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, social groups and cultures through meaningful, caring adult relationships. Objectives: Demonstrate cultural competency -- "The will and skill to create authentic and effective
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  • WEA-Southeast Certification Workshop October 15 2019

    Oct 15, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or support options? Come learn more at the WEA Teacher Certification Workshop
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  • Relationships Reframe Regulation

    Oct 17, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    In this course, participants practice neuro-centric strategies that build student confidence and promote trust. Multiple co-regulation and self-regulation strategies that lead to strong relationships between students and teachers and para-educators, as well as among students and their peers, are discussed. These strategies help grow strong, caring and supportive relationships with
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  • Renewal Jump Start: Spokane

    Oct 19, 2019 8:00am Spokane
    Registration for this event closes at midnight Oct. 6. The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Module 2 Fife EA 10/21/19

    Oct 21, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Milton
    This training is for Fife EA Cert and ESP members, held at Endevour Intermediate School in the Art Room #212 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. 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
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  • Summit Pre-Retirement Seminar

    Oct 25, 2019 5:30pm Puyallup
    Registration fee is $25 for members. This seminar runs over two days and will be held on Oct. 25 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. (dinner available at 5), and Oct. 26  from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breakfast available at 8). Space is limited. Questions? Please
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  • WEA Fourth Corner Retirement Seminar

    Oct 25, 2019 6:00pm Ferndale
    This course covers the following retirement-related topics: A. Financial Planning B. PEBB (healthcare) C. VEBA D. Social Security and Medicare E. Estate planning F. The work-to-retirement transition G. Long-term care At the end of the course, participants will be able to
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  • Loan Forgiveness Training Summit 10/28/19

    Oct 28, 2019 4:30pm Puyallup
    The latest NEA Member Benefit research shows that recent graduates are leaving schools with greater and greater deb. This presentation focuses on how teachers who teach in “high impact schools” can get a portion of their Stafford and Perkins loans forgiven. In addition, we will cover the basics of the
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  • WEA Southeast Education Staff Associate (ESA) Certification 101 Training October 28 2019

    Oct 28, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Kennewick
    Education Staff Associates (ESA) include school counselors, psychologists, social workers, SLPs, OT/PT’s and nurses. ESAs have complex and different certification and continuing education requirements, with many changes in recent years. Please attend if you have questions about Washington state ESA certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, or
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  • TPEP Refresher- Tacoma EA

    Oct 29, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants review the main components of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about the changes to the system per new WACs, combining evidence and artifacts collection with strategies for writing and implementing effective student growth goals and to explore formative assessments that enhance effective teaching practices and student
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  • Maximizing Plan 3 Benefits! Leveraging Plan 3 Advantages

    Oct 30, 2019 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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Sumner Education Association October 30 2019

    Oct 30, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Sumner
    Do you have questions about Washington state teacher certification and continuing education requirements, state policy updates, new timelines, or support options available to you? Come learn more at the WEA Teacher Certification Training
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  • Renewal Jump Start: Yakima

    Nov 2, 2019 8:00am Yakima
    Registration for this event closes at midnight Oct. 20. The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements
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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Yakima

    Nov 2, 2019 9:00am Yakima
    Registration for this event closes at midnight Oct. 20. 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 to
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  • When Can I Afford to Retire? Deep Dive into Plans 1, 2 and 3 Benefits

    Nov 2, 2019 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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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Module 3 Fife EA 11/4/19

    Nov 4, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Milton
    This training is for Fife EA Cert and ESP members, held at Endevour Intermediate School in the Art Room #212 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. This training helps educators explore culturally responsive classroom interaction practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants will learn to facilitate
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  • TPEP Growth Goals- Tacoma EA

    Nov 7, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    This course deepens participants’ understanding of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process, with a focus writing and implementing effective student growth goals. Session goals and objectives: - Gain knowledge about the law in relation to student growth goals - Review sample goals produced by practitioners across the state
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  • WEA Olympic- Autism in your Classroom

    Nov 9, 2019 9:00am Clock Hours Port Angeles
    This course offers an indepth look at autism characteristics in areas such as social reciprocity, shared attention, and perspective taking. Attendees learn how these deficits translate into academic, social, motor, communication, and adaptive difficulties in schools and communities. This course provides an overview of the various behavioral, developmental, and structured
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  • Renewal Jump Start: South Puget Sound, Nov. 16

    Nov 16, 2019 8:00am Bonney Lake
    Registration for this event closes at midnight Nov. 4. The WEA National Board Renewal Jump Start is an opportunity to get support as you start the renewal process. Designed and led by NBCTs, this one-day seminar is a way for you to learn about the renewal requirements
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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Bonney Lake

    Nov 16, 2019 9:00am Bonney Lake
    Registration for this event closes at midnight Nov. 4. 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 to
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Module 4 Fife EA 11/18/19

    Nov 18, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Milton
    This training is for Fife EA Cert and ESP members, held at Endevour Intermediate School in the Art Room #212 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. 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
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  • New Discipline Rules- Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice

    Nov 18, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Poulsbo
    Participants will have a chance to explore and understand the new student discipline rules adopted by OSPI in July 2018.  Participants will review the rationale for the new rules, the requirements the rules place on classroom level educators, and problem solve and review resources to support best practice implementation in
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  • TPEP Artifacts & Evidence- Tacoma EA

    Nov 19, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    Participants learn about collecting evidence and artifacts in the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process. Session goals and objectives: - Demystify the magnitude of collecting and providing evidence - Introduce tips to harvest evidence to best represent your instruction - Develop skills to identify relevant, meaningful, doable evidence
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  • TPEP Formative Assessment- Tacoma EA

    Dec 17, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    During this training, participants will: - Learn why it’s so important to use formative assessments in the classroom - Gain understanding of the research behind the practice - Investigate how formative assessments impact the opportunity gap - Uncover multiple connections between formative assessments and student learning
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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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  • 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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  • 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
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More