Professional Development and Member Benefits

SEA Professional Development

Legal Do's & Don'ts: Technology and More

October, 3, 2019, Shoreline Center, Spartan Room

Cascade UniServ Pro-Dev

Retirement Seminars

Seminars are 11 hours long over two days, from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Friday and from 8:00am-4:00pm on Saturday. Meals will be provided, with vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Seminars will be held at the WEA-Cascade UniServ Council Office in Bothell. Members can choose from one of the following dates:

Register here:

Friday, October 25

Saturday, October 26

Friday, January 10

Saturday, January 11

Friday, January 31

Saturday, February 1

Friday, February 28

Saturday, February 29 

Topics covered will include:  

  • Social Security
  • Medicare
  • Health Care
  • Long Term Care
  • VEBA
  • Financial Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Staff Retirement
  • And More! 

WEA Professional Development

Special Education Summer Boot Camps Now Part of Summer Learning Institutes

The WEA Special Education Support Center invites you to attend the Summer Learning Institutes! WEA provides trainings for educators, parents and advocacy/service organizations. More than 30 special education classes will be offered at three locations across the state during this year's Summer Learning Institutes.

When and Where

  • June 25 – 28, Pasco, McLoughlin Middle School
  • July 29 – Aug. 1, Battle Ground, Prairie High School
  • Aug. 5 – 8, Auburn, Mountainview High School

Select Special Education Offerings: 

  • Behavior Interventions in Your School
  • Classroom Teaming for Student Success
  • Developing Non-Transition IEPs
  • Developing Transition IEPs
  • Special Education Data Collection Strategies In-Depth
  • Special Education Effective Instruction
  • Special Education and the Law
  • Special Education and the Law for ESPs
  • Students with Autism in Your Classroom
  • Team Pre-Crisis De-escalation
  • Washington State Standards Instruction and Special Education
  • STEM – Computer Science for Special Populations
  • Special Ed for the General Education Educators

1. FREE Clock Hours: that’s right, FREE Clock, TPEP and STEM Hours for
WEA members only

Sign up today and meet new people, engage with instructors, and learn the latest
in new teaching strategies, the law and technology. Whether you’re a general
educator or in a specialized field, the WEA Summer Learning Institutes
offer a wide variety of classes to meet your needs.

For more information contact:

Sheila Beaver about Teaching and Learning.
Arlyn Palomo about National Board courses.
Melissa Marsh about Special Education classes.
Yvonne O’Neill about Culturally Responsive Strategies and ELL classes.

NEA Member Benefits