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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Professional Growth Plan Part I Drafting your PGP - WEA Eastern

    Jan 13, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Spokane
    A 3-hr training to 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. Participants can choose to attend just this training and get
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  • WEA Olympic- Student Loan Forgiveness

    Jan 13, 2020 5:00pm Poulsbo
    This presentation focuses on two Federal Loan Forgiveness programs. The first loan covered is for teachers who teach in “high impact schools,” and how they can get a portion of their Stafford and Perkins loans forgiven. For ESP's, we will cover the basics of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness
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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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  • Culturally Responsive Strategies "Interactions"

    Jan 15, 2020 4:30pm Puyallup
    This training will help educators delve deeply into culturally responsive classroom management practices to ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe and equitable classroom. Participants will develop implementation strategies to create a classroom culture that appropriately integrates their students' culture and family backgrounds. Objectives:
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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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  • STEM Integration Training WEA Eastern

    Feb 7, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    Participants will complete the NEA Microcredential Course for STEM Technology Integration in a PLC format; participants will work through the course together in a collaborative PLC, and complete at-home assignments, with a final project presentation. This free 2 day event is open to all administrative staff, parents, WEA members
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  • De-Escalation Strategies for Educators - WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council

    Feb 11, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This 3-hour course is hosted by WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council. Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. In addition to exploring how their own behavior can effect the escalation cycle, participants discover and practice de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance
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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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  • IEA Special Education Safety

    Mar 3, 2020 4:30pm Clock Hours Issaquah
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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Eastside (Cheney)

    Mar 7, 2020 9:00am Cheney
    Registration for this event closes at 5 p.m. Feb. 23. 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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  • National Board Home Stretch - Eastside (Cheney)

    Mar 7, 2020 9:00am Cheney
    Participants eligible to attend: 2019-20 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in Spring 2020 Small like-certificate groups meet with one NBCT Facilitator to read and provide standards-based feedback on the written commentary for Components 2, 3, or 4 using a protocol specially designed for
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  • Behavior Interventions Parts I & II - WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council

    Mar 10, 2020 4:00pm Clock Hours Spokane
    This 6 hour course is broke into two - 3 hour sessions hosted by WEA Eastern Washington Uniserv Council. Part I: March 10th Part II: March 26th
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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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  • Renewal Feedback and Support: Westside (Federal Way)

    Mar 21, 2020 9:00am Federal Way
    Registration for this event closes at 5 p.m. March 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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  • National Board Home Stretch - Westside (Federal Way)

    Mar 21, 2020 9:00am Federal Way
    Participants eligible to attend: 2019-20 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in Spring 2020 Small like-certificate groups meet with one NBCT Facilitator to read and provide standards-based feedback on the written commentary for Components 2, 3, or 4 using a protocol specially designed for
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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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