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  • NEA Navigating Your Student Debt

    Apr 22, 2021 4:30pm Online
    Your union is working on several fronts to help with the student loan debt crisis in this country. We want to help you on a personal level to better understand these programs and to move you forward toward forgiveness. Please join us to learn the facts about the current
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  • National Board Home Stretch

    Apr 24, 2021 9:00am
    Participants eligible to attend: 2020-21 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in Spring 2021 WEA's National Board Home Stretch takes place just before the National Board portfolio is due, when candidates are getting ready to focus their attention on final revisions
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  • Using Restorative Justice Practices in Education 4/24/21

    Apr 24, 2021 10:00am Clock Hours Online
    Trainer: Joanne Barber & Estevan Bourgeois Zoom Training: WEA members can earn up to 4 clock hours for attending Space is limited, please notify jdahlen@washingtonea.org if you need to cancel your registration
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  • Implicit Bias - Race and Ethnicity - Moving Beyond our Implicit Bias - 4/25/21

    Apr 25, 2021 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Trainer: Joanne Barber & dindria barrow Attendees can earn up to 4 clock hours for attending. Registration is limited, please notify Jill Dahlen jdahlen@washingtonea.org if you need to cancel your registration so we can open to someone on the waitlist
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  • ESA Certification 101- April 26

    Apr 26, 2021 4:00pm 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
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  • Cross Cultural Competency Courageous Conversations Across Accomplices

    Apr 27, 2021 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    Cross Cultural Competency means raising one’s awareness, knowledge, skills and advocacy for the purpose of increasing our effectiveness in anti-racism work across our differences. Sometimes, those differences can create misunderstanding that can lead to cross-cultural conflicts, bias, microaggressions and moments of oppression even among accomplices in the work
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  • Implicit Bias - Introduction and Disability 4/28/21

    Apr 28, 2021 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Trainer: Randy Paddock Zoom training Attendees can earn up to 3 Clock Hours Limited registration space. Please notify jdahlen@washingtonea.org if you need to cancel so we can open the spot to the waitlist
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  • National Board Certification- Overview- April 28

    Apr 28, 2021 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
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  • Professional Growth Plan I- April 29

    Apr 29, 2021 4:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Professional Growth Plan 1 (3 Clock Hours) Certificated educators can complete 1 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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  • Bringing Social Justice into the Classroom 4/29/21

    Apr 29, 2021 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    Trainer: Joanne Barber & Aneeka Ferrell Zoom Training WEA members can earn up to 3 clock hours for attending Space is limited, please email jdahlen@washingtonea.org if you need to cancel your registration
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  • Professional Growth Plan 2- May 3

    May 3, 2021 4:00pm 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- Standards and Process- May 4

    May 4, 2021 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    This second session on National Board Certification focuses on a deeper exploration of the NBPTS certificate area standards and the four required components. The session also shares basics about candidate support options
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  • Professional Growth Plan 3- May 6

    May 6, 2021 4:00pm 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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  • WEA FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 5/8/21

    May 8, 2021 8:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. This course is designed to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, unbiased and equitable classroom
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  • WEA FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 5/8/2021

    May 8, 2021 8:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. This course is intended to enhance the instructional practices of paraeducators in order to increase student achievement and educational outcomes
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  • WEA FCS 11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (3 hours) 5/8/21

    May 8, 2021 1:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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. This course qualifies as
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  • WEA FCS06 - Equity (3hr) 5/8/2021

    May 8, 2021 1:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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. Please note that although this
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  • Maintenance of Certificate Feedback and Support

    May 15, 2021 9:00am
    WEA's Renewal MOC Feedback and Support provides NBCTs the opportunity to share and get feedback on a draft of their Professional Growth Experiences (PGEs) using a structured feedback protocol. There will be work time to make PGE revisions. Time, Clock Hours and Cost Options
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  • Teacher Certification 101- May 17

    May 17, 2021 4:00pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Focuses on latest teacher certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics, OSPI eCert platform. Audience: Teachers and CTE Teachers
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  • LGBTQ+ Inclusive Curriculum - Kent

    May 18, 2021 4:00pm Clock Hours Online
    One way that educators can promote safer school environments is by developing lessons that avoid bias and that include positive representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, history, and events. For LGBTQ students, attending a school with an inclusive curriculum is related to less-hostile school experiences and
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  • National Board Certification- Support and Next Steps

    May 19, 2021 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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  • WEA FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 5/22/21

    May 22, 2021 8:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. This course is designed to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, unbiased and equitable classroom
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  • WEA FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 5/22/2021

    May 22, 2021 8:00am Clock Hours Online
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. This course is intended to enhance the instructional practices of paraeducators in order to increase student achievement and educational outcomes
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  • WEA FCS 11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (3 hours) 5/22/21

    May 22, 2021 1:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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. This course qualifies as
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  • WEA FCS06 - Equity (3hr) 5/22/2021

    May 22, 2021 1:00pm Clock Hours Online
    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. Please note that although this
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