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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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  • 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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  • Renewal Jump Start: South Puget Sound, Nov. 16

    Nov 16, 2019 8:00am Bonney Lake
    Registration for this event closes at 5 p.m. Nov. 8. 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
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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Bonney Lake

    Nov 16, 2019 9:00am Bonney Lake
    Registration for this event closes at 5 p.m. Nov. 8. 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
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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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  • Summit/WEA-Retired Mini Seminar

    Nov 18, 2019 5:30pm Puyallup
    Are you retiring at the end of the 2019-20 school year? Summit UniServ Council is sponsoring a WEA-Retired, two-session, mini seminar designed to help get you out the door and on your way to retirement. Unlike the full seminars, the mini seminar is just
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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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  • When Can I Afford to Retire? Deep Dive into Plans 1, 2 and 3 Benefits

    Nov 20, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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- 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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  • 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
    Read More