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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 SEA

    Oct 1, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    If you are pursuing Components 2, 3 or 4, this is the first cohort meeting of the year. You need to attend on October 1 or October 3, 2019. You are currently registering for October 1
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • De-Escalation Strategies for Educators

    Oct 22, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. You will explore how your own behavior can contribute to the escalation cycle, discover de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance of maintaining student dignity during behavior crises
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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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  • 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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  • Healing Centered Masculinity - WEA-Riverside - 11/6

    Nov 6, 2019 4:45pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    Examine the importance of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and mental health access in the life trajectory from boys to men. Critique the tradition and social structure of male leadership in the female dominated sector of education
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  • Implicit Bias - Race Equity and Disability

    Nov 7, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    In 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 and behaviors impact others (students, colleagues, families, etc.). Participants examine how implicit bias and microaggressions can impact the success of students
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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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  • Paraeducators and Teacher Partnerships

    Nov 14, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    Participants in this course learn tools and resources to better support students and increase student achievement
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  • Implicit Bias- Micro Aggression Tacoma EA

    Nov 14, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    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.” Course Objectives: - Explore issues of implicit bias and microaggressions - Develop an understanding of [1] how our beliefs, values, and experiences inform
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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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  • New Discipline Rules-Moving Away from Exclusionary Practice

    Nov 19, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Burlington
    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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  • Introduction to IEPs

    Nov 21, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    You are registering for the course "Introduction to IEPs" on Thursday, 11/21/2019 from 4:00pm-7:00pm
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  • Constructing a greenhouse for student growth

    Dec 2, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lakewood
    Creating a space for optimal growth and achievement for each and every one of our students often means incorporating more than an environment that works for "most students." Have you had experience with students who have a hard time getting started on a task? Or a student who gets started
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  • Helping Students in Unstable Housing be Ready to Learn - WEA-Riverside (12/5)

    Dec 5, 2019 4:45pm Clock Hours Vancouver
    During the 2018-2019 school year, almost 35,000 students in WA state were identified as not having a stable and safe home each night. Learn why this number is so high in SW WA, what life is like for a student without a home, what resources exist and what school staff
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  • Educator Forum Night - Professional Growth Plans (PGP)

    Dec 5, 2019 5:00pm Clock Hours Renton
    This training is open to Rainier UniServ Council members and will help participants 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
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  • WEA HCR Leadership Summit

    Dec 6, 2019 5:00pm
    The WEA Human and Civil Rights Leadership Summit focuses on our collective and individual leadership for racial and social justice from classroom to the association.  This includes a Friday HCR Leadership Summit Dinner Keynote and presentation and an all-day Saturday HCR Leadership Summit.  This is not a normal conference on
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  • PGPs - Connections to Instructional Practice

    Dec 9, 2019 3:45pm Clock Hours Cheney
    You are registering for the course "PGPs - Connections to Instructional Practice", scheduled on Monday, December 9th, 2019, from 3:45pm-6:45pm at the Cheney High School Library. Snacks will be provided
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  • De-Escalation Strategies for Educators

    Dec 12, 2019 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    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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  • 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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  • Teacher Certification 101 Sumner Education Association December 17 2019

    Dec 17, 2019 4:30pm Clock Hours Lake Tapps
    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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  • Behavior Interventions in Your School

    Jan 14, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    You are registering for the course "Behavior Interventions in Your School". This is a two part course, with the first session being offered on 01/14/20, from 4pm-7pm, and the second session being offered 01/23/20, from 4pm-7pm
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  • Tacoma EA Teacher Cert. 101

    Jan 15, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Tacoma
    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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  • WEA-Southeast PGP Session 1 January 15 2020

    Jan 15, 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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  • TPEP Formative and Summative

    Jan 16, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Chewelah
    TPEP: Formative and Summative on January 16, 2020. During this 3 hour 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
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  • SWEA Conference

    Jan 18, 2020 8:30am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Student Washington Education Association Event is for higher education students aspiring to be educators. This event will be held at the WEA in Federal Way
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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