Online Certification Trainings
Find out the latest on new certificate renewal requirements in Washington state. Register for a WEA Educator Certification 101 training.
Learn about what you need to do for the new equity-based school practices certificate renewal requirement, STEM requirement, and suicide prevention training. Consider the next certification steps you will take and learn how to add an endorsement. Explore the basics of Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) for all educator certificate roles. Review OSPI eCertification.
- For inquiries on registration and clock hours, contact Sheila Beaver.
- For inquiries on certification policy & practice, contact Maren Johnson.
- For questions on your individual certificate, please contact the OSPI Certification Office at 360-725-6400 or email@example.com.
Teacher Certification 101. Zoom. 2 clock hours. Register.
Audience: Teachers and CTE teachers
- Wednesday, Nov. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Coaching & Mentoring of Inclusionary Behavioral Strategies (6 hours)
Monday, October 30, 2023, and Thursday, November 2, 2023, 4:30 pm -7:30 pm
Participants should be able to… Recognize our own lenses, as well as those of our colleagues, as we view educator behaviors that limit student behavioral change, as well as reinforce systemic and historically exclusionary practices. Cultivate alternative lenses and frameworks to better understand and strengthen behavioral responses both individually and school-wide. Apply these lenses and frameworks when using tools/interventions to create more inclusive practices. We recommend you take the foundational course before the coaching and mentoring version where time is spent introducing these concepts. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/ZnQo9n
Suggested course prior to the Strength-based Behavior Strategies Extension course
De-Escalation Strategies (3 hours)
Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Participants learn to recognize signs of a potential behavioral crisis and remediate before the event. In addition to exploring how their own behavior can affect the escalation cycle, participants discover and practice de-escalation techniques that recognize the importance of maintaining student dignity during behavior crises. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/Dk4ZZA
Assistive Technology in the Inclusive Classroom (6 hours)
Monday, November6, 2023, and Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This course is designed to give an overview of Assistive Technology and how it can be used in the inclusive classroom as well as in the greater community. We will cover the definition of Assistive Technology along with myths about AT. We will also give examples of accommodations and modifications as they relate to AT in a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). It is our hope that you will come away with a greater knowledge of a variety of AT and how it can have a positive impact in building more inclusive classrooms and ultimately, society. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/Akennx
Data Collection for Progress Monitoring (6 hours)
Tuesday, November 7, 2023, and Thursday, November 9, 2023. 4:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Participants will have a deeper understanding of measurable data and an ability to identify subjective parameters - academic and behavior data collection Participants will have practice working with each of the outlined methods. Participants will practice writing newly data informed goals based on previous methods. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/3D9nyK
Early Childhood: Teaching Behavior Expectations/Rules in an Inclusive Childhood Setting (EQUITY) (6 hours)
Monday, November 20, 2023, and Tuesday, November 21, 2023. 4:30 pm- 7:30 pm
This course shares Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) for creating, planning, writing, implementing and teaching behavioral expectations and rules to students in inclusive early childhood settings. This course utilizes strategies from The Pyramid Model, a positive behavior intervention model for Early Childhood, in combination with individualized strategies, to support all student’s acquisition of behavioral expectations and rules in an inclusive early childhood classroom. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/qR0BOM
Coaching & Mentoring Successful Inclusion of Students with Significant Disabilities (6 hours)
Monday, December 4, 2023, and Tuesday, December 5, 2023 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This course is designed for coaches and mentors who support teachers and other staff members working with students that have significant disabilities. Coaches and mentors will examine the steps to system change around inclusion, and gain access to tools and strategies to increase inclusionary practices for all students using effective coaching techniques. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/kxM3gK
Developing Transition IEPs (6 hours)
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 and Thursday, December 7, 2023 4:30 pm -7:30 pm
Participants should be able to… Understand the requirements of Transition under IDEA. Comprehend the components of Transition Planning. Understand how transition components drive the IEP process. To focus on the intent of the IEP process in order to build meaningful, individualized and IEPs. For more information and to register: https://cvent.me/8D1yLE