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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities

    Jan 5, 2023 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 - FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4hr) 1/7/2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. Objectives: Describe ways to identify and respond to racism, discrimination and stereotypes in the classroom List strategies for supporting cultural responsiveness and anti-biased instruction
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4hr) 1/7/2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. Objectives: Identify basic instructional support methods to assist classroom teachers (small group work, one–to-one, computer aided learning programs) Introduce diverse learning styles and
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  • WEA - Tier 1 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part A (4hr) 1/7 2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment
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  • WEA - Educator Well-Being (2hr) 1/7/2023

    Jan 7, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    This course helps educators understand compassion fatigue and working to support students in a challenging time. This course will help educators recognize symptoms commonly associated with compassion fatigue and its impacts. This course will help educators to promote the calm, relaxed, but enlivened classroom environment that children need to learn
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  • Professional Growth Plan 1 (3hr) 1/10/2023

    Jan 10, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Audience: All Certificated Educators Certificated educators can complete one 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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  • VEA 22-23 NBCT Component Two

    Jan 10, 2023 5:00pm Clock Hours Online
    This course is intended for Vancouver EA members. Additional participants from WEA may be considered on a space-available basis
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  • Teacher Certification 101 (2hr) 1/12/2023

    Jan 12, 2023 4:30pm 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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  • CANCELLED - WEA - Lunchroom Playground and Crossing Guards - Strategies for Success (3hr) 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Online
    Unstructured time (on the playground, in the lunchroom, and walking to/from school) is a time when students demonstrate autonomy and behaviors that are quite different from the structured classroom. You may see issues that don't occur once your student(s) step back into the traditional school setting. What are some strategies
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  • WEA - Tier 2 Behavior Interventions Differentiated For Students Part B 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    Participants will learn how to change interactions with students positively through courageous conversations so that students feel included, valued and respected. Objectives Understand the guiding principles for developing a Tier 2 culturally responsive behavior approach Increase awareness of opportunities we have as educators to ensure our interactions
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  • CANCELLED - WEA - FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4hr) 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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. Part A-Communication Basics
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  • WEA - FCS06 - Equity (4hr) 1/14/2023

    Jan 14, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    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. Objectives: • Identify the basic
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  • TPEP Student Growth Goals Cohort Series Part 3 of 3

    Jan 17, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Part 3 of a 3 part series. Please register for all three. Work with a group of educators over several sessions to plan for, implement, monitor, and reflect upon a student growth goal-setting process in your own context. Learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state. Examine
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  • Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2hr) 1/18/2023

    Jan 18, 2023 4:30pm 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: School Behavior Analysts, School Counselor, School Nurse, School Occupational Therapist, School Orientation and Mobility Specialist, School Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, School Social Worker, School
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  • WEA 2023 HCR Leadership Conference – Deconstructing Equity Leadership 1/20/2023

    Jan 20, 2023 4:00pm Federal Way
    As public education continues to transform, so has the role of educators. The National Education Association (NEA) and Washington Education Association (WEA) recognize that education leaders are making some of the toughest decisions in the history of our Associations and public education. This virtual engagement is designed for WEA leaders
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  • Navigating Student Loan Forgiveness Journey 1/23/2023

    Jan 23, 2023 4:30pm Online
    Come learn the latest news on all of the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Programs, lawsuits, repayment options, due dates and much more. If you need a quick update on where things stand and steps you may still be able to take to make certain you are doing all you
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  • National Board Certification - Overview Session 1 (2hr) 1/24/2023

    Jan 24, 2023 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 2 (2hr) 1/26/2023

    Jan 26, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Federal Way
    Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1 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
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  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Module 2

    Jan 26, 2023 4:30pm Clock Hours Puyallup
    This virtual 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 and appropriately integrate their students’ culture and family backgrounds into the classroom culture
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  • WEA - ELL Culture Language and Equity for Paraprofessionals (4hr) 1/28/2023

    Jan 28, 2023 9:00am Clock Hours Federal Way
    To close the opportunity gap and help all students succeed, schools need a new vision of the English language learner students that recognizes their strength-based assets both culturally and linguistically. The Culture, Equity & Language Training Module for Closing the Achievement Gaps uses research-based, classroom-focused instructional and advocacy strategies to
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